...the membership association for Information & Referral professionals, and the driving force behind clear and consistent professional Standards that benchmark every aspect of quality I&R.

AIRS


Who We Are

AIRS is...

 

The Mission of AIRS is: "To provide leadership and support to its members and Affiliates to advance the capacity of a Standards-driven Information and Referral industry that brings people and services together."

 

What We Do

AIRS...

  • ... builds a thriving, high-quality community information and referral (I&R) sector across North America
  • ... brings various I&R providers and interests together under one organizational umbrella
  • ... develops clear and consistent professional Standards that benchmark every aspect of quality I&R to ensure a uniform level of quality and professionalism across the sector 
  • ... brings credibility to agencies that provide information on community services
  • … offers and administrates organizational accreditation and professional certifications for I&R providers 
  • … provides online and in-person training including an annual educational conference featuring over 85 workshops
  • ... helps I&R professionals find solutions to solve issues, make their jobs easier and more effective
  • ... saves taxpayer dollars and builds more cohesive communities by increasing the quality and professionalism of information and referral providers that citizens rely upon
  • ... acts as seal of approval for organizations providing community I&R services, so funders can confidently identify and support providers that create the community impact they seek 
  • ... welcomes your membership and the opportunity to help you help others!

 
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