As we usher in a new administration in a few weeks, we continue to recognize how the recent 2016 elections proved the power of each individual Filipino’s vote. The world witnessed how the Filipinos firmly exercised our right of electing new public servants who represented our ideals and vision. Each vote was considered sacred, and […]Read More The Volunteer Behind the Vote
Today’s young have managed to keep up with the fast changing times. With technology so pervasive these days, we are more connected than ever to our friends, our families, and even to the rest of the world. With this increased connection comes a stronger sense of awareness and concern for our surroundings and our community. […]Read More On Service and the Filipino Youth
by JB Tan, Assistant Executive Director, iVolunteer Philippines It’s sort of familiar, déjà vu in a way, when I look at my social media streams and see stories of volunteers being turned away from repacking hubs because the relief operations of big media corporations and NGOs are already overflowing with volunteers. It reminded me of […]Read More #YolandaPH – 7 Unique Ways You Can Help (When That Repacking Hub Is Already Full)
“Tales from the iVolunteer Team” is an ongoing series of personal stories from the team that runs the Philippines’ first volunteerism portal. Today’s post comes from Bel Padlan, the current Executive Director of iVolunteer Philippines. Of Theories and Dreams: My iVolunteer Story by Bel Padlan I have a theory to which I will probably dedicate […]Read More Tales from the iVolunteer Team: The Rebirth of iVolunteer Philippines
Welcome to the new official blog of iVolunteer Philippines! It has been almost two full years since we last created a blog entry for iVolunteer (which you can find in our original blog here) and so much has changed in the organization and in our online presence since then. Two years is an eternity on the […]Read More Welcome to our new blog!