Tom Thomas- an Academician with a background in Hotel Management, was the perfect choice in leading the Seva Sandwich Activity at iVolunteer’s Impact GupShup- a quarterly volunteer meet. Here’s how he feels about the experience! In a small basti near the urban locality of Vasant Kunj, there is an NGO working for the development of the… Continue reading A Day at Lakshyam
Holding a Volunteer Manager position is not easy! We deal with motivations, agreements/disagreements and expectations of volunteers and non-profits on a daily basis. The highs and lows of each project result in many a lessons learnt and many ignored. Volunteers must never make the mistake of believing that non profits are ready to take just… Continue reading 10 Qualities that Non Profits look for in a Volunteer
Meet Hammad Abedin who volunteered with Nai Umang Positive Welfare Society for 5 months and strengthened the non-profit through many ways. Tell us about yourself Hammad – is a Lebanese name which means a person who praises God or praiseworthy. I believe in the motto of ‘we have only one life to live, so don’t… Continue reading Hammad Abedin- A young Development Professional and a Volunteer at heart!
For a long time, we had been struggling to find a nice place for the Impact Volunteer get-together in Delhi. Our criteria for the place was: A new place- not very known to Delhiites Should have ample space for activities Should not be too noisy Should be close to a an eating joint So when… Continue reading The Impact Gup-shup Delhi Episode
Gautham Krishnan was always interested in meeting new people and discussing new ideas. A mechanical engineer with an MBA by qualification, his professional work mostly revolves around strategy creation & new business development. Married to Shwetha Krishnan, a speech therapist the couple was recently blessed with a baby girl, Niharika. Volunteering according to him is an… Continue reading How a Marketing Professional used his expertise in making a different kind of Impact!
Ramesh M.V, an Operations Professional, based in Delhi, is an engineer+MBA with more than 12 years of a typical ‘corporate life’ experience. While most of his working life was spent in the TATA group (well-known for its philanthropic efforts), his direct role in such activities was limited to a single three-month project in rural Gujarat. “I… Continue reading Meet Ramesh: An Operations Professional strengthening Non-Profits
GYAN- an acronym for “Get your Answers Now” is one of the latest offerings from iVolunteer that provides customized training programs to NGOs on specific skills like Effective Presentation Skills, Grant Proposal Writing, Use of Social Media and so on. Conducted by Volunteer experts, with not more than 10 participants in each session, the program… Continue reading “GYAN gave me a sense of achievement!” – Yashpal Malik, READ India