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.
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.
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-19
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…
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…
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…
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.
“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.
While every organization and partner were duly and deservingly recognized, a select few stood out for their propensity to gather more volunteers and creating more volunteer opportunities using the iVolunteer platform.
Running for a prolonged period of time is never easy and perhaps not the obvious choice for everyone who wishes to stay in shape. Still, several hundred people—even non-runners—often go out of their way to support ‘run for a cause’ events such as BayaniRun. So, if it isn’t running and competing, then what else is…
Donating online isn’t new, but iVolunteer Philippines is looking to introduce a process that will let donors see how the projects they supported will be made to reality up to the point it makes an impact to someone else’s life. It’s a journey that we’d like to share with you and with our partners. With Treasure Volunteer, we hope to make volunteering more accessible and at the same time build more trust between nonprofits and volunteers. Tara! Volunteer tayo.
CDRC, who is celebrating its 35th anniversary today at the Institute of Biology Auditorium, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City is also one of iVolunteer Philippines strongest partners of in our advocacy to promote Disaster Preparedness, Environment and Poverty Alleviation. Causes which you can also support in the upcoming BayaniRun 2019.
iVolunteer’s Start Your Adventure talk for those who are interested in volunteering made a successful return last Saturday. iVolunteer Philippines in partnership with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf hosted 37 guests over the weekend, most of which were professionals looking to find their way into the volunteering community.
On November 17, we invite you to join us, our partners and hundreds of volunteer runners as we come together for the third annual BayaniRun advocacy run. This special gathering of volunteers at CCP Complex in Pasay, will also serve as a landmark event for the iVolunteer family as we celebrate our 10th year in the social service sector.
Nitong nakaraang ika-27 lamang ng Hulyo, mahigit sa 700 na bisita, beneficiaries, volunteers, at staff ang nakibahagi sa pagdiriwang ng ika-25 anibersaryo ng Philippine Jesuit Prison Service (PJPS) sa Muntinlupa Sports Complex.