For the Love of Goodness

Unknown to many of us, today is National Good Neighbor Day—a celebration of little gestures and genuine kindness, of ardent smiles and heartfelt treats, of true service and real gratitude. A day when we can celebrate the goodness of those around us.

iVolunteer Goes to Ang Galing

Manila, 5 August 2017 – It was a big day for iVolunteer Philippines. A crowd of enthusiastic volunteers came together to take part in a community meet-up in Manila North Cemetery.

Millennials Unite for Brigada Eskwela 2017

Paranaque, May 2017 – young professionals and students helped build a better place for education by sharing their time, energy, and resources with the La Huerta Elementary School (LHES) community on the last day of Department of Education’s Brigada Eskwela 2017.

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….

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…

Love At First Meeting

By: Pia Jingco A child named Dado captured my heart recently. Last week I signed up for a volunteer opportunity that would involve tutoring kids, through the iVolunteerwebsite. I must admit I was a bit apprehensive on my way to the venue as I had not done this for quite a long time.

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…