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KOICA-DepEd and PNVSCA Partnership for Equitable Access to Education

Written by: Tess Bahom In its effort of aligning the assistance of volunteers in the identified priority programs, projects and activities of the government, the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) initiated an online meeting with the International Cooperation Office of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Korea Overseas Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on continue reading : KOICA-DepEd and PNVSCA Partnership for Equitable Access to Education

ADVISORY: Telephone lines under repair

Please be advised that our telephone numbers 7-453-47-26, 7-454-87-97 are not operational due to technical problems. Kindly communicate your concerns to our PLDT telephone lines 8-927-68-47 and 8-247-79-34 or our mobile/viber number 09215795030 or our email address as follows: Administrative afmd@pnvsca.gov.ph Volunteer Program Coordinationpcmed@pnvsca.gov.ph Advocacy and Promotion of Volunteerspatsd@pnvsca.gov.ph Thank you.

National Volunteer Month

Did you know that December is National Volunteer Month (NVM?) For this year’s NVM celebration, PNVSCA has partnered with various organizations to commemorate #NVM2020. Celebrate NVM 2020 with us by participating in the following activities and sharing our information about the NVM.

PNVSCA introduced to the Reflective-Structured Dialogue Approach with a Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Component

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) conducted an introductory session on the Reflective-Structured Dialogue (RSD) Approach including Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support (MHPSS) developed and piloted jointly with the DILG regional office in Caraga, selected LGUs and other regional partners in Caraga to PNVSCA officials and staff and some NEDA officials from the Central continue reading : PNVSCA introduced to the Reflective-Structured Dialogue Approach with a Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Component

AUSTRALIAN VOLUNTEERS PROGRAM WEBINAR: Sharing Knowledge, Insights and Experiences on Inclusive Special Education

The Australian Volunteers Program in the Philippines hosted a webinar on 30 October 2020 to highlight the contributions of Australian volunteers in providing alternative views on education for children with special educational needs and disabilities. The Sharing Knowledge, Insights, and Experiences on Inclusive Special Education webinar helped identify good practices that can be scaled up continue reading : AUSTRALIAN VOLUNTEERS PROGRAM WEBINAR: Sharing Knowledge, Insights and Experiences on Inclusive Special Education

PNVSCA Convenes the Third Batch of LGU Volunteerism Focal Persons

Attended by a total of 79 participants composed of Volunteerism Focal Persons (VFPs) and technical staff from 48 local government units (LGUs), four (4) National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Offices, and five (5) Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Offices, the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) facilitated the continue reading : PNVSCA Convenes the Third Batch of LGU Volunteerism Focal Persons

PNVSCA Holds 2nd Webinar on Volunteer Engagement of LGUs for COVID-19

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) held the second leg of its webinar series entitled “Engaging Volunteers during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Some Good Practices of Local Government Units”, last 08 October 2020. As with the first webinar, the activity served as a venue for sharing experiences, innovations, challenges and good practices of some continue reading : PNVSCA Holds 2nd Webinar on Volunteer Engagement of LGUs for COVID-19

Australian Volunteer Program (AVP)-DepEd and PNVSCA Collaborate for Inclusive Education

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) held an online meeting with the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Australian Volunteers Program (AVP) on 29 September 2020 to brainstorm on possible collaboration to provide innovative support to DepEd in the area of inclusive distance learning particularly for students with disabilities. The proposed partnership is continue reading : Australian Volunteer Program (AVP)-DepEd and PNVSCA Collaborate for Inclusive Education

Search for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers

We would like to invite everyone to nominate individuals with notable volunteer service in support of the country’s fight against COVID-19. Download the nomination form here: http://bit.ly/SOCVNominationForm Deadline of nomination is on 6 November 2020. Search for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers (SOCV) – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What is the Search for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers? The continue reading : Search for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers