Alumni Impact Today

HOBY Alumni

Total Leadership for Service volunteer hours logged by HOBY Alumni:
4,243,798 hours

Value of volunteer time, according to Independent Sector estimates:

HOBY's economic impact on communities:

HOBY alumni are those OUTSTANDING people who have participated in at least one HOBY program: the Community Leadership Workshop (CLeW), the Leadership Seminar, the World Leadership Congress (WLC), the Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA) or an International Tour.

The top 5 signs that you are one of HOBY’s alumni

  • You always spell OUTSTANDING correctly
  • You could wear a HOBY t-shirt every day for two weeks without doing laundry
  • No matter where you go, you find other HOBY alumni and bond immediately
  • Service is a way of life for you
  • You are a leader!

Does that describe you? Whether you attended a HOBY leadership program last spring or fifty years ago, you are part of the family of fellow HOBY alumni who number over 450,000! HOBY is proud of all of its alumni and encourage you to stay connected to HOBY and to each other. As you explore this website, we hope to recharge that HOBY spirit within you!


Get Involved

Are you looking to get involved with HOBY?  From volunteering at your local seminar or hosting a HOBY Dinner for 12 Strangers to welcoming a HOBY intern at your company or donating to our mission, we have a number of ways for alumni just like YOU to get involved!

Host a HOBY Dinner for 12 Strangers

Host an Intern

Become a HOBY Intern


Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Join HOBY on Linked In

Serve on the Board of Trustees or Board of Governors



Outstanding Ideas?  Questions?  We’d love to hear from you! Email HOBY’s Director of Alumni and Volunteer Relations at



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