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Is volunteering worth it?

I have been working in the volunteer management space for around 4 years. Every time I engage a volunteer or manage a program in which I have engaged a volunteer I always ask them why did they volunteer and did they learn anything? Most volunteers respond that they felt amazing volunteering and that they have […]

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The Future of India Volunteering

During my stint at iVolunteer I got the unique opportunity and challenge to get the kids of India to volunteer. We led a project called Sushrusha, which means service. This project was conducted in collaboration with D.A.V schools in Chennai.You may ask what is this Susrusha project all about and why have I called it […]

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Volunteer Power Across Causes Remains a Constant Need, Even in a Crisis 

Points of Light’s Civic Circle offers nine paths to civic engagement because we know that change led by the power of people comes in many forms. Points of Light Global Network affiliates tell us that volunteering is one of the primary ways people have supported the humanitarian relief efforts in and around Ukraine. They also explained that, because this […]

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Who Benefits From Community Service?

Volunteering: service undertaken to benefit the society out of own free will for no remuneration. So goes the formal definition. However, let’s ponder – Is it really undertaken primarily with social benefit in mind? That volunteering has a social purpose is without a doubt. Yet, there is tremendous evidence of other key benefits the accrue to the volunteer […]

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Prepping for Virtual Volunteering!

Covid-19 has changed the way we look at things, it has given a new meaning to the things that we presumed were important, to relationships, to the way we work and to life, overall. It has certainly changed the way we can volunteer. Though volunteering as a concept has been in existence for ages, the […]

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​Infinite Family – Mentoring Africa’s Future

Non-Profit Organisation in South Africa- It focuses on providing a Mentor to selected children in Secondary School in some of the most challenging communities in that country. It aims to provide ‘One stable adult relationship’ in the life of those kids that otherwise might not have strong adult role models in their lives, and thus provide them with opportunity, choice and guidance to transform their life.

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Nostalgic Moments | Sachin

The world is facing a pandemic and the whole nation is under lockdown to break the chain of Covid-19. We are caged in our homes for our own safety, and for the safety of others. Our offices are shut, social gathering is not allowed and we cannot go out to have quality time with our friends or families. At this […]

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A Marathon for a Cause!

People volunteer for various reasons – they feel good about working for a cause close to their heart; they have a sense of achievement having contributed something beneficial to the community; they make new friends with common interests; they feel happier, healthier and useful; they feel mentally stimulated and volunteering provides a sense of purpose […]

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Annual tradition of doing at least one good deed

Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of doing at least one good deed. Millions of people around the world choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, no matter how big or small to improve the lives of others and positively change […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with 167 Volunteers

March!!! A very critical month for different population groups – students, companies, chartered accountants etc. If it is examination – a do or die a situation for some then it is the time of the year to look back at mistakes, appraisals, financial closures for others. However, this month also celebrates and recognizes a revolutionary force! […]