A Not So Ordinary Change

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” – Mother Teresa This is the message that struck Arvin’s heart when he met a female social worker at Tahanan ng Pagmamahal Orphanage in Mandaluyong City during his visit to do a class project.

Volunteering While Studying

University life is all about the experiences or at least so we were told. While studying and partying may take up a lot of time, making space for some voluntary work can really add value to one’s overall university experience. Many college students exit the world of higher education with volunteer experience under their belts….

A Story of Resilience and Empathy

People who have been through a lot and came out victorious are walking examples of fortitude, patience, and hope. Moreover, these people turn out to have the heart and passion to serve and help others because they know exactly how it feels to desperately need help.

7 Days of Being Earth Friendly

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day. In the next 7 days, we will be posting challenges that promote earth-friendly habits. Follow us daily, snap a creative photo while doing our challenge, use the #iVolunteerForEarth hashtag, be featured, and win a prize from us.

The 3 Benefits of Microvolunteering to your Nonprofit

As iVolunteer Philippines partner with nonprofits and other advocacy-oriented institutions, we are often asked why a nonprofit should engage volunteers on top of its existing official staff. Some worry that the overhead of managing volunteers may be too taxing for staffs and overshadow delivery of the nonprofit’s programs. Why then invest in engaging volunteers?

A Volunteer’s Vision and Mission

If you have a big heart for the needy, what would you do? When I started my walk on the path of volunteerism, I did not exactly know what I wanted to do or to accomplish. Many questions crowded my mind. I never thought I would encounter a question like this. This is a question…

Enabling Volunteerism

Looking for new adventures this 2017? Be part of the team that spreads the passion of volunteerism. Last February, iVolunteer Philippines in partnership with ASpace Manila gathered individuals who believe that every Filipino can be a Hero. True to its purpose, Aspace became the venue to connect and collaborate with people who have the same…

I am Frizza Antonio, Volunteer by Choice

“Volunteering is an effort that needs nothing but a passionate heart. I look at it as something that adds essence to life. When I first volunteered, I did not expect that I would give it more of myself. But it turned out to be so good that I became hooked to it.

iVolunteer PH conducts Disaster Preparedness Community Meetup

Manila, October 2016 – It has been a tradition for iVolunteer Philippines to conduct Volunteer Community Meetups. Community meetups aim to educate volunteers of existing volunteer programs and advocacies with other organizations. iVolunteer Philippines’ last community meet up happened in October 15, 2016 at A-Space Greenbelt which focused on disaster preparedness. The organization partnered with…

Family: This Is Where We Begin

“The family that volunteers together, stays together.” Having the usual weekend dinner with your family is quite typical these days, and we get that a lot in social media. Sure, what more can be worth sharing than the quality time you spend with your family, right?

How iVolunteer Philippines gave back this Christmas

“The best time to give back is now.” As the year draws to a close, December is when a lot of people usually feel the most celebratory and generous at the same time. For volunteers around the world, the 5th of December is very special as it is recognized by the United Nations as the…

THANK YOU FOR 2016!

  iVolunteer Philippines has stretched again our capacity as a volunteer organization to inspire more Filipinos to take part in our dream to have a BETTER PHILIPPINES.

Finding a Lifetime Partner in Volunteering

After her husband’s battle with the big C, Judy never expected to find a partner in volunteering. At present, Judy is running the family’s food service business while also being a mom to 10-year-old Jamielle. Married life Volunteering has always been a huge part of Judy’s life. However, when she started her own immediate family…

What do you envision this world to be?

What is your purpose in life? This is a question we all want to be answered. For Rina, one of the volunteers I met from PPCRV (manual count of the 2016 election returns), she genuinely believes that doing her best in helping others is her mission in life. A student from Polytechnic University of the…

Volunteering: food for the soul

We all love to eat. We always look forward to a hearty meal after a hard day’s work. Even just a quick but sumptuous merienda in the afternoon is enough to light us up. And we also know sharing our food with good company, especially our loved ones is just priceless. We love it so…