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iVolunteer, as a thought leader for volunteering in India, is committed to deepening the understanding of volunteering and leveraging it to create an enabling environment for volunteers and organisations engaging them. Its work towards this is broadly categorised under 3 pillars:

  1. Publish research and studies conducted by itself and in partnership with other entities;
  2. Undertake capacity building initiatives including trainings, workshops and roundtable discussions for NGOs, businesses, industry associations, government bodies, academic institutes, volunteer leaders and relevant organisations.
  3. Curate knowledge and resources available through partnerships and on public platforms for reference by practitioners of volunteering

This section will enlist such resources. Do Share additional resources which you believe should be listed here. If you need support organising a Training on Volunteer Management, just get in touch!

Publications by iVolunteer:

COVID-19 Resources

Templates & other resources for Shared Use by volunteers and non-profits 

(Important: Please read the Disclaimer note at the end of this page before using these resources)

Sharing is Caring angel

Listed here are common templates for use by volunteers and NGOs. While these are free and open for any non-commercial usage, please do acknowledge our volunteers and us for making these available. Suggested acknowledgement: Link from your website and communication mediums (newsletter, social media); mention iVolunteer and template name in the printed or digital output based upon these.

Annual Report templates for non-profits (contributed by our volunteer Leeba Rajprasad): Checkout Aura Template 1 Aura Template 2 Aura Template 3

Child Protection Policy - Many social initiatives involve workig with children. The Child Protection Policy of Dream A Dream, one of India's leading organisations working with children may be a useful reference for those working with chlidren. Our gratitude to: Dream A Dream

Audio Stories: Mythological stories recorded as audio stories by volunteers

Stories for children

If you are NGO that works with children and are looking for ways to engage them while also helping familiarise them with English, do listen to some amazing  fun   and engaging stories by Janaki Sabesh,  story teller from Chennai. Janaki has volunteered to share these stories on her You Tiube channel . You could subscribe to the same and share them with the kids you work withIf you are NGO that works with children and are looking for ways to engage them while also helping familiarise them with English, do listen to some amazing  fun   and engaging stories by Janaki Sabesh,  story teller from Chennai. Janaki has volunteered to share these stories on our You Tiube channel. You could subscribe to the same and share them with the kids you work with. 

Disclaimer: The resources listed in this section are a collection of those availavable in public domain, or shared by volunteers and non-profits. While we do the basic screening, we depend upon the people sharing these resources. Therefore, the users should to use their own descretion while using such resources and indemnify iVolunteer from any trademark, copyright, intellectual propoerty, other responsibility and / or damages arising due to these resources.

An Enriching Experience!

By derrick061095. Thu, 28 May 2020

“The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.” –Leo Rosten Since our childhood, we are all in a rat race! Right from getting admission in the best college to bagging the best jobs!… Continue reading An Enriching Experience!

Transforming not just buildings but DREAMS

By PriyankaS21. Tue, 12 May 2020

Education has always been a focal point in anyone’s life and so it is for the people working towards social change. Education is not just limited to language, books, syllabus but it has so many different aspects and so the area of work is equally vast iVolunteer, a pioneer in volunteering has always tried to… Continue reading Transforming not just buildings but DREAMS

Nostalgic Moments | Sachin

By Communications Team. Mon, 11 May 2020

I have been part of iVolunteer for the last 10 months, and worked as a part of various campaigns and projects. 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… Continue reading Nostalgic Moments | Sachin

Superheroes without capes but with masks and gloves!

By Tanveer. Fri, 17 Apr 2020

The lockdown meant 24 hours of home confinement. It meant locks on offices and factories. The roads deserted. The bazaars silent. There were no hawkers vying for your attention. There are no corner shops hosting small addas This silence has brought gloom to many. And it has been dreadful to those without savings, scary for… Continue reading Superheroes without capes but with masks and gloves!

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