Corporate Social Responsibility · Employee Volunteering · GYAN · Volunteering · Volunteering in India

“The small size of the group is good for interaction”

Ms. Shalini Gambhir, a CSR consultant and an alumnus of Delhi University and Delhi School of Economics volunteered her time and efforts in contributing towards GYAN an acronym for Get Your Answers Now. GYAN is an  initiative of iVolunteer that offers Volunteer led capacity building workshops for the Non Profit sector. We spoke to Shalini about her… Continue reading “The small size of the group is good for interaction”

GYAN · Impact Volunteering · Volunteering · Volunteering in India

“Our first and foremost duty is to serve humanity”

 Ms Roma Mehta, from Living Design, a design house that believes that design and creativity elevates communication. She has created promotional material in print and digital media for nonprofits and foundations in Taiwan, Australia, DRC Congo and India. She manages a design and print business in Taiwan and is now based in Kolkata. Roma also loves art and works on creative art… Continue reading “Our first and foremost duty is to serve humanity”

Corporate Social Responsibility · Employee Volunteering · GYAN · Impact Volunteering · Volunteering · Volunteering in India

10 Qualities that Non Profits look for in a Volunteer

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

Corporate Social Responsibility · Employee Volunteering · GYAN

It’s not a cake walk !!

Meet our very own Deepam Yogi, Ex Head of Marketing iVolunteer who currently Heads Operation at Social Access Communications, A marketing and communications Professional her strength lies in bringing people (things) together to provide unique, strategic and structured solutions to situations at hand. Committed to social change and an active volunteer herself, she believes that… Continue reading It’s not a cake walk !!

Corporate Social Responsibility · Employee Volunteering · GYAN · Impact Volunteering

Leveraging top talent to meet the community’s greatest needs!!

Saumya, a senior professional from a well established corporate volunteers during her lunch hours by talking to several vendors in getting a website done for a start up non-profit. Kumar, another senior professional volunteers his time at a start up which mentors children on various career paths. He started as a mentor for five children… Continue reading Leveraging top talent to meet the community’s greatest needs!!

Corporate Social Responsibility · Employee Volunteering · GYAN · Volunteering · Volunteering in India

Secret Formula to a successful NGO – Corporate Partnership

15th February saw an interesting session on “Presenting your Strategy to Corporates”. Through this GYAN training, NGOs were keen to understand the corporate perspective on social responsibility and how they could derive maximum from the business world. Dhruvi Shah (AVP – Sustainable Development, Royal Bank of Scotland) agreed to volunteer for the said session. Dhruvi… Continue reading Secret Formula to a successful NGO – Corporate Partnership