“There are two greatest days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” ~ William Barclay One of the most prevailing beliefs about volunteering is that it is purely self-sacrifice—that when we volunteer, we simply give without getting anything in return. While this is not entirely untrue, […]
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The search for Volunteer Champions is an annual event organized by iVolunteer. It recognizes volunteers who exemplify the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. These volunteers are inspirations of hope and action. They are living proofs that everyday heroes exist. For many people, the pandemic was a seemingly endless nightmare, a […]
Read More Volunteer Champion: Making a Mark with Mark Jacinto, OSYAF Founder
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.
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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
A lot of people may have had to cancel their plans on Saturday due to the inclement weather, but not us. And clearly, not the Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) participants, who despite the heavy rain in the morning, gamely attended the final day of the SIC workshop before they all take on the actual challenge of nation-building.
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