Winning is a great moment because it’s a recognition and an affirmation of the fact of being & doing right. The pleasure of the award – to me, my family, friends, colleagues, and teammates – has nonetheless been very real. The award has further bolstered my voice on how beneficial volunteerism is, not only for… Continue reading How iVolunteer Awards has impacted my life!
Volunteering for me began as a penchant for exploring the world around me. I became aware of the inequalities surrounding me and craved to create a positive change. In my third year at college, I sought the vision to make the blind feel empowered. At 19, I started my first organization that did a not-for-profit… Continue reading Finalist Speak: The power to make a significant difference in someone’s life
It’s time! Once again UN World Environment Day, we seek to make the biggest a call for volunteers and mobilization for action on 5 June, World Environment Day and throughout the whole week. World Environment Day is the biggest annual event for positive environmental action and takes place every 5 June. World Environment Day is a day… Continue reading Reconnecting you to nature
“My relationship with ‘iVolunteer’ started with an acquaintance referring me to the ‘Volunteer Management Workshop’ conducted by ‘iVolunteer’, nearly a year ago. Connecting…NGO is designed as a volunteer based organization, where the distress/suicide helpline, the School Peer Education Program, Support to Survivors of Suicide etc. are implemented by trained volunteers. When I newly joined the organization,… Continue reading iVolunteer…Bridging to Connect
iVolunteer Overseas (IVO) is a joint initiative of iVolunteer and VSO. This program gives you, qualified and experienced professionals, the unique opportunity to work in countries in great need for your skills. The remuneration is modest- that’s why the term used to describe these placements is “volunteering assignments”. A volunteering assignment is an incredible avenue… Continue reading Volunteer Globally!
Volunteer Hero 2012 C. Kartheeban visited the Points of Light conference in Washington D. C. on Volunteering and Service in June. He used this opportunity to visit some spectacular sites, connect with inspiring volunteers from over 40 countries and simply have great time! Here’s an excerpt from an interview he gave Techgoss. Kartheeban has founded Team… Continue reading “Everyone’s culture is different. But the purpose is same”, says Volunteer Hero 2012 Kartheeban