The Beginning After seriously considering the decision of applying for VSO, it was an interesting journey right from writing an application to VSO to all the way until my placement in Nigeria ended. The interviews, assessment day, ‘preparing for change’ sessions etc. was a unique set of experiences. Based on my expertise and past experience,… Continue reading Volunteering in NIGERIA !
Our volunteer from Pune – Ms. Shobha Javalgikar, who is a trainer and counselor,speaks about her volunteering journey with iVolunteer. Shobha is helping an NGO in Pune for translating their communication material. Let’s see what she has to say about iVolunteer. “It really gives me pleasure to speak about iVolunteer. iVolunteer is playing a pivotal… Continue reading Volunteering- a way to give back to society!
“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