Peace. The V-fingers you flaunt in front of the camera. World peace. The cliché answer to the final question in a beauty pageant. Peace means no war or conflict or violence. People understand and accept their differences. Peace. A state which seems to exist only in a perfect world. But this world is not perfect, and everyone in here is flawed. Continue reading “H.E.L.L.O. for Peace”
Sixty-five days to go and it’s Christmas! What more? Today is also the Sweetest Day, so we have one more reason to be extra nice.
The third Saturday of October is designated as the official Sweetest Day in some parts of the US. A day of sweet treats and deeds. We might be celebrating 8,000 miles off and it just might be my sweet-tooth talking, but hey! Who doesn’t need an excuse to munch a chocolate or share one?
Are you new to iVoluntutoring with He Cares Foundation? Here are 8 tips for beginners like you.
- Be informed. Know the venue, exact time and phone numbers of the contact persons for the tutorials. You just don’t want to miss the tutorials, don’t you?
Jerwyn, one of our students who regularly attends the tutorials. Photo Credit: Jason Bangayan, He Cares Foundation
- Be on time. Be at the venue at least 30 mins. to 1 hour before the students/ children arrive. Attend the orientation especially if it is your first time to have enough knowledge on your role as a tutor. It won’t hurt to dedicate more than an hour to tutor a kid; the experience will surely be more fulfilling.
UP Diliman, Quezon City – Last June 6, the staff and officers of iVolunteer Philippines held its annual summer team building activity at Balay Kalinaw in UP Diliman. The event focused on getting to know each of the members (particularly the newer ones) with sessions on understanding one’s MBTI profile and how each individual can uniquely contribute to the organization. Continue reading “Building a Stronger Team”
It has been a very busy year for us in iVolunteer Philippines! We’re so happy to see the continued growth of the organization – in the past year we were able to partner with over 30 organizations, with over 200 events, pulling in over 2000 volunteers and providing over 11,000 volunteer opportunities for our everyday … Continue reading A Look Back at 2013: iVolunteer Year-End Recap
by Carlo Angelo Gonzales, Social Media Manager – iVolunteer Philippines Happy National Volunteer Month, everyone! Just reminding you guys that we have a great raffle giveaway going on for all our volunteers in celebration of NVM (check out the mechanics here), all you need to do is share your #iVolunteered story with us! But before … Continue reading Why You Should Share Your #iVolunteered Story