Our Global Connect
With a firm belief in leveraging the best of volunteering expertise for India and connecting Indian volunteering to the world, iVolunteer has a strong network with volunteer serving organisations in 40+ countries. It represents India at 3 global volunteering forums:
- Points of Light - is the world’s largest organisation dedicated to volunteer service. iVolunteer serves as its Indian affiliate. It has also been invited to share its volunteering models and experience at the Conference of Volunteering & Service - the world’s largest convening of volunteering organisations and professionals for the last 5 years consecutively. (check our listing on Points of Light website)
- Global Pro Bono Network (GPBN)- World’s leading network of pro bono service providers across 30+ countries and 6 continents that supports civic engagement for positive social impacts to communities. iVolunteer Co-Founder, Mr. Shalabh Sahai, is a member of the Global Council - a member elected body that steers the Global Pro Bono Network. iVolunteer also hosted the 6th Global Pro Bono Summit in February 2018 in Mumbai. (Check our listing on the Global Pro Bono website)
- IAVE (International Association for Volunteer Effort) - serves as a global voice for volunteering, working closely with the United Nations, international NGOs, and global companies to call attention to the strategic importance of volunteering. iVolunteer is a member of IAVE (check our listing on IAVE website)
iVolunteer also has the unique distinction of being one of the rare organisaions responsible for finding and supporting Indian volunteers who choose to serve in other developing countries across the globe. Read more about our iVolunteer Overseas program.
iVolunteer leadership has been consistently invited to share their learnings, lend their support and undertake collaborative initiatives at global forums every year. iVolunteer Awards winners have also received recognition at such global forums.