After months of preparation, iVolunteer finally brought back Go Volunteer, a 2-day volunteer expo, held at SM Megamall last May 6 (Saturday) and 7 (Sunday). This event was co-presented by SM Cares and Cravewell, and made possible through the cooperation of NGO partners, volunteers, and sponsors. With the goal of encouraging more volunteers into the […]
Read More GO VOLUNTEER 2023: #DISCOVERNEW, DISCOVER VOLUNTEERING AT SM MEGAMALL
To celebrate this season of giving, iVolunteer is bringing back the iVoluntree Campaign, now on its 3rd year. In essence, it’s a fundraising program that aims to grant the Christmas wishes of 12 partner Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). These organizations are the most active partners of iVolunteer. They will use the proceeds from this campaign to […]
Read More iVoluntree 3.0: Giving the Gift of Love this Christmas
Last August 6, iVolunteer held the first hybrid Partners’ Meetup. Some members and partner organizations met in person for the first time since the pandemic, while the rest joined online. Even before the pandemic, it’s been a tradition for iVolunteer to gather their partner organizations into one place to strengthen the bond and to understand […]
Read More iVolunteer Partners’ Meetup 2022: Catching Up With Partner Organizations
A lot of aspiring or new volunteers are struggling with perennial questions such as “where to volunteer?”, “how to volunteer?” and “what volunteer activities are available?”. iVolunteer’s Start Your Adventure is a seminar that aims to address all these questions. It’s a way to open the doors for a lot of aspiring volunteers who are […]
Read More Start Your Adventure Talk 2022: A Guide for Volunteers to Jumpstart their Journey
“The real work of social innovation is to fix our broken human systems.” ~ Cheryl Heller As humans, we can never achieve perfection. There will always be gaps between reality and dreams. But the most we can do is to try our best, to take on the challenge and to be the change we want […]
Read More Social Innovation Challenge 2022: Prepare to Innovate, Say “YES” to the Challenge
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 efforts
Read More Submit Your Applications Now for Social Innovation Challenge 2021 (SIC) and Realize Your Dream as A Changemaker
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-19
Read 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!
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!
“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
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.
Read More CBTL and Project Pearls Take Top Honors in iVolunteer’s 2020 Partners’ Appreciation Night