Corporate Social Responsibility

How volunteering helped me develop new skills!!

I met a friend from College who is an excellent soft skills trainer during Give Back NGO Expo. She is extremely talented and I was trying to convince her to be GYAN trainer, while she was convinced to give the training she kept on repeating that she has immense stage fear and fear of public… Continue reading How volunteering helped me develop new skills!!

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

A Day at Lakshyam

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

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

Conference on Volunteering and Services : Day 1

After completing the registrations on Sunday, 15th June, I collected my registration kit and went through the booklet provided and was thrilled to see so many parallel sessions to attend over the next 3 days. With so much of excitement, I was marking my sessions and was trying to figure out what all other sessions… Continue reading Conference on Volunteering and Services : Day 1