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URS Hosts International Volunteerism Service Program Forum

A forum on Strengthening the International Volunteer Service Program (IVSP) through Partnerships with Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) Forum, held on 15 February 2024, at the University of Rizal System (URS) Morong campus, marked a significant step towards fostering collaboration and promoting volunteerism among HEIs. The event was attended by 175 participants from 27 HEIs across continue reading : URS Hosts International Volunteerism Service Program Forum

PNVSCA Lauds Pampanga for Enacting a Comprehensive Volunteerism Ordinance during its Monitoring and Consultation Activities in the Province

Written by: Anthony Bagano Jr. and Alyssa Marie Villa In a move towards fostering community engagement and social responsibility, the province of Pampanga has enacted a comprehensive Volunteerism Ordinance. Ordinance No. 853, entitled “ AN ORDINANCE ENACTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PAMPANGA VOLUNTEER PROGRAM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE PROVINCE OF PAMPANGA; PROVIDING FOR THE continue reading : PNVSCA Lauds Pampanga for Enacting a Comprehensive Volunteerism Ordinance during its Monitoring and Consultation Activities in the Province

PNVSCA heads to the northern regions to engage various partners on volunteering for development

Written by: Carleen D. Salas With its commitment to mainstream volunteerism as a development strategy across government and non-government organizations and offices and higher education institutions (HEIs), the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) conducted stakeholders’ engagements, consultation meetings, signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), and monitoring visits of volunteer-assisted projects with various offices continue reading : PNVSCA heads to the northern regions to engage various partners on volunteering for development

PNVSCA participates in the 2024 Public Management Development Program (PMDP) Leadership Conference

Written by: Fely M. Baday Aligned with the agency’s values of competence, innovativeness, and responsiveness to achieve its vision, mission and goals, the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) participated in the 2024 Public Management Development Program (PMDP) Leadership Conference on February 1-2, 2024 at the Development Academy of the Philippines Conference Center (DAPCC) continue reading : PNVSCA participates in the 2024 Public Management Development Program (PMDP) Leadership Conference

Two more academic institutions in Bicol commit to promote Volunteerism as a Strategy for Development

Written by: Jeffrey N. Almazan In its vision on fostering academic collaboration and strengthening volunteerism in the academe, the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Camarines Norte State College (CSNC) and the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges (CSPC) last January 24, 2024, at the Volunteerism Knowledge and continue reading : Two more academic institutions in Bicol commit to promote Volunteerism as a Strategy for Development

Strengthening International Ties: PNVSCA begins Bilateral Meetings with Partner International Volunteer Service Organizations

Written by: Alyssa Marie Villa The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) mandated to serve as a clearinghouse for matters pertaining to international volunteer services (IVS), conducts bilateral programming meetings annually with partner international volunteer service organizations (IVSOs) to discuss and agree on volunteer assistance and deployment plans as well as explore other areas continue reading : Strengthening International Ties: PNVSCA begins Bilateral Meetings with Partner International Volunteer Service Organizations

PNVSCA Kicks-off its CY 2024 Partnership Engagement Efforts in the BICOL Region

Written by: Jeffrey N. Almazan and Alyssa Marie A. Villa The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) conducted a series of advocacy and consultation meetings with various sectors in Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, and Sorsogon from January 8 to 11, 2024 to build alliances that will help in ensuring a conducive volunteering environment. continue reading : PNVSCA Kicks-off its CY 2024 Partnership Engagement Efforts in the BICOL Region

PNVSCA AND BICOL UNIVERSITY INK MOU TO PROMOTE VOLUNTEERISM FOR NATION BUILDING

Written by: Jeffrey N. Almazan and Alyssa Marie A. Villa The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) and Bicol University (BU) entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on January 11, 2024, to enhance and fortify the university’s national volunteer service and community extension program. The signing ceremony, led by PNVSCA’s Executive Director, Donald James continue reading : PNVSCA AND BICOL UNIVERSITY INK MOU TO PROMOTE VOLUNTEERISM FOR NATION BUILDING

2023 International Volunteers Day (IVD) Celebration marks ever-increasing volunteering advocacy with the International Volunteerism Symposium and Volunteer Fair

Written by: Alyssa Marie Villa The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), in partnership with the Australian Volunteers Program (AVP), University of Mindanao (UM), and Davao Colleges and Universities Network Inc. (DACUN), successfully conducted a two-day International Volunteer Symposium and Volunteer Fair on December 06-07, 2023 at the University of Mindanao – Matina  Campus, continue reading : 2023 International Volunteers Day (IVD) Celebration marks ever-increasing volunteering advocacy with the International Volunteerism Symposium and Volunteer Fair

PNVSCA holds workshop on building volunteer statistics with NGAs and HEIs

Written by: Fely M. Baday As part of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency’s (PNVSCA) initiatives to build volunteer statistics, it brought together 18 representatives from various sectors on 22 November 2023 to share experiences in implementing volunteer programs and projects and explore ways to improve and sustain volunteer-related data collection. In presenting the continue reading : PNVSCA holds workshop on building volunteer statistics with NGAs and HEIs