The opening session of iVolunteer’s Bayani Learning Series entitled “Emotionally Intelligent Leadership,” offers a reminder of how emotional intelligence or emotional quotient (EQ) factors in our decision-making behavior as well as our capacity to react to challenges in times of crisis. But more importantly, the 2-hour exclusive webinar, led by Karen Rose “Kay” Vardeleon, RPsy, RPm of Childfam Possibilities Psychosocial Services, grounds attendees on what their own mental well-being and EQ mean to themselves and their advocacy.Read More Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: How to Lead in Time of Distress and Uncertainty
iVolunteer Philippines is launching the Social Innovation Challenge 2021 (SIC) with the same goal — help volunteer leaders maximize the positive impact they can bring to their community! Building on the success of the SIC 2019 & 2020, the program will continue to serve as a platform for volunteer leaders to address various social concerns through their creative social innovations. With iVolunteer’s guidance, a new breed of innovators will once again get the chance to further shape their ideas, improve on their leadership skills, and strengthen their network, as they attempt to pursue their respective nation-building effortsRead More Submit Your Applications Now for Social Innovation Challenge 2021 (SIC) and Realize Your Dream as A Changemaker
Keep Going Baguio is a non-stock, non-profit organization dedicated to mental health awareness and employment of people with mental disorders/mental health issues (or what they also call Mental Health Warriors) and offers free alternative (non-clinical) mental health services as their concerns were magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More Moving Forward with Mental Health Advocacy: Keep Going! Baguio
The #newnormal carries a ton of uncertainties for NGOs. While some organizations are able rethink their strategies and rise above their respective challenges, there are also those who continue to struggle as they weave their way into the post-pandemic era.Read More iVolunteer Partners Summit: Facing the #NewNormal Together
Every volunteer has a story to tell and iVolunteer Philippines have shared some of these wonderful narratives in many different ways over the years. This time, we are highlighting the journey of our volunteer staff through the lens of our #MagkaJuanGawa campaign; which invites everyone to catch a glimpse of how our own staff were able to find the means and the time to channel their professional or personal background into their respective roles in iVolunteer, and of course, talk about what volunteering meant for them over the course of their journey.Read More DestiNASYON: Finding One’s Advocacy and Volunteering In Time of Crisis
United Nations leads the way for a global conversation to kick in the most pressing issues our generation is facing amidst the threat of COVID-19Read More Future Possibilities 2020: Rebuilding Communites, Instilling Hope for the Future Amidst Global Pandemic
Volunteering can lead us to some of the most meaningful and profound experiences in life. As Winston Churchill said: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” We can say that ‘living’ is what each of us are wired to do, but to find meaning in […]Read More iVolunTree for Christmas: Gift Love Through the iVolunTree
The Social Innovation Challenge 2020 (SIC) made its much-awaited return last Saturday (5 September 2020) featuring seven innovators with new and exciting social ideas! Answering the iVolunteer challenge this year are: Celine Delos Reyes of Kwentuhan Series Mark Napao and Hannah Bielza of SOLAR Hope Boost Gio of AGAPE – Selfless, Unconditional Love Inc. Debbie […]Read More Meet the Inspiring Innovators of SIC 2020!
Malaki ang ginagampanan ng kalusugang pang-kaisipan sa’ting buhay. Naapektuhan nito kung paano tayo mag-analisa, kumilos, makiramdam at makibahagi sa’ting kapwa at kapaligiran. Mahalagang sinisiguro na mabuti ang ating pangkalahatang kalusugan: pisikal, mental o emosyonal man na aspeto. Kung hindi natin aalamin kung paano aalagaan ang ating sarili, maaari tayong malimitahan ng ating mga pagkukulang o kaya’y mabulag sa kung ano nga ba ang ating personal na limitasyon.Read More Pangangalaga sa Kalusugang Pang-isipan sa Panahon ng Pandemya
The coronavirus has left an enormous gap in many volunteer-driven organizations while pushing volunteers themselves to wonder how they can get around COVID-19 so they can get back to supporting their advocacies. There are plenty of reasons to be anxious for both sides, as we are facing an unprecedented threat that is reshaping our society […]Read More Treasure Volunteer Raises PHP 630K to Support COVID-19 Frontliners and Vulnerable Communities
Following last year’s success, which saw Mike Fua’s First Help — a new initiative that advocates mental health awareness in the Philippines — become the breakout winner of the SIC, we are excited to announce that iVolunteer Philippines’ Social Innovation Challenge 2020 is now open for registrations! This time, the program returns with emphasis on helping ideators solve problems that have emerged or were further exposed by the 2020 pandemic.Read More Registration Is Now Open for Social Innovation Challenge 2020!
Sa mundong nababalot ng panghuhusga at kawalang katarungan. Patuloy mong kinikilala ang iyong sarili
Nakikibagay, umaayon sa kung ano ang idikta ng ibang tao
Hinahanap ang mali, sinusubukang ikahon ang kulay na nakakubli sa ilalim ng takot at pangamba.
Pouring our hearts this time of public health crisis could offer a collective bead of light and hope towards overcoming one of the world’s deadliest pandemics.Read More A Different Kind of Love: Volunteering in time of COVID-19
While staying at home and following the necessary precations to help avoid the virus from spreading, let us all continue to support, thank and pray for the gallant front liners, health workers and medical professionals for their efforts and sacrifices as they continue to work in fighting against coronavirus.Read More COVID 19: Tips on How to Contain the Virus
“Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders,” Inigo Paolo Lagunilla concluded, as he summed up the Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) which saw Michael Fua and his First Help Initiative become the inaugural winner of iVolunteer Philippines’ 28-week ideation program for social innovators and new leaders in the social development sector.Read More First Help Initiative Wins the Inaugural Social Innovation Challenge