To celebrate this season of giving, iVolunteer is bringing back the iVoluntree Campaign, now on its 3rd year. In essence, it’s a fundraising program that aims to grant the Christmas wishes of 12 partner Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). These organizations are the most active partners of iVolunteer. They will use the proceeds from this campaign to […]
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A lot would associate number 13 with bad luck and negative energy. But iVolunteer Philippines is proudly celebrating its 13th year anniversary this September. The organization is now entering its teenage years, and this is definitely a cause for celebration. Another year has gone by to mark the persistence and dedication of volunteers with a […]
Read More iVolunteer Through the Years: 13 Years of Leveraging Technology to Encourage Volunteerism
Last August 6, iVolunteer held the first hybrid Partners’ Meetup. Some members and partner organizations met in person for the first time since the pandemic, while the rest joined online. Even before the pandemic, it’s been a tradition for iVolunteer to gather their partner organizations into one place to strengthen the bond and to understand […]
Read More iVolunteer Partners’ Meetup 2022: Catching Up With Partner Organizations
Katutubo kung kami’y tawagin, Kababayan ninyo bang ituring? Sa ami’y walang pumapansin, Hinahamak pa ng nagmamagaling. Karamihan sa ami’y nasa kabundukan, Malayong malayo sa kabihasnan. Minsan ay bumababa sa kapatagan, Subalit ang loob ay walang kapanatagan. Takot kami sa mga matang mapangutya, Na para bang kami ay masama. Maipalit lang ang aming kalakal ang sadya, […]
Read More Tula: Pilipino Rin Kami
Isinilang lang ba ako para iwan? Pakalat-kalat sa magulong kalye,Kung saan lahat may sariling biyahe. Gutom, pagod at nag-iisa sa lansangan,Naghahanap ng mauuwiang tahanan,Umaasang makalayo sa kaguluhan. Sa tuwing may magbubusina, nanginginig ako.Sa tuwing may sumisigaw, tumatakbo ako.Sa tuwing may lumalapit, nagtatago ako. Sa dami na ng mga dumaan,Sa napakaraming mga buwan,Ito pa rin ang […]
Read More Tula: Sa Aking Tagapagligtas
Volunteer Champions are ordinary individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions to their advocacies. Since 2020, iVolunteer has been recognizing Volunteer Champions who embody the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. The 2020 Volunteer Champions, the pioneer batch, represent hope amidst the chaos of the pandemic. They are proof that even in […]
Read More Volunteer Champion 2020: Keeping Hope Alive with Ruel Visca
A lot of aspiring or new volunteers are struggling with perennial questions such as “where to volunteer?”, “how to volunteer?” and “what volunteer activities are available?”. iVolunteer’s Start Your Adventure is a seminar that aims to address all these questions. It’s a way to open the doors for a lot of aspiring volunteers who are […]
Read More Start Your Adventure Talk 2022: A Guide for Volunteers to Jumpstart their Journey
Through the search for Volunteer Champions, iVolunteer aims to recognize the efforts of volunteers who have made a positive impact in the community while adhering to the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism, and Change Leadership. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, our 2020 Volunteer Champions stepped up to make a positive difference in their communities. […]
Read More Volunteer Champion 2020: Promoting Peace With Cristian Romeo, Mindanaon Youth Leader
1. Coastal Clean up and Nature Walk Activity Where: Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) When: June 11 & July 16 (6am – 2pm) What: Clean up and discussion on the importance of consumption lifestyle Fee: Php 800 (permit, carpool from Cubao) Organized by: We Lift Club We Lift Club is a non-profit […]
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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.
Read More For the Love of Goodness
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.
Read More iVolunteer Goes to Ang Galing
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.
Read More Millennials Unite for Brigada Eskwela 2017
“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.
Read More A Not So Ordinary Change
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. […]
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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?
Read More The 3 Benefits of Microvolunteering to your Nonprofit