Stronger Together

The Importance of Partnership

During the course of this pandemic, we have seen inspiring examples of volunteer leaders, organizations and companies joining forces to maximize their impact and deliver critical support to vulnerable members of our communities.

Vol For Social Change

Volunteering for Social Change

Volunteers as Actors and Activists in Protecting Civil Society

In this 4-part webinar series, we will explore the role of volunteers in social activism and the various ways they contribute to a more peaceful, equitable and sustainable society. The sessions will focus on the role of volunteers in dealing with the impact of and supporting the recovery from COVID-19.

Impact Report

2020 IAVE

Impact Report

We are pleased to present you our 2020 Impact Report. Through the unforeseen challenges of the past year, we at IAVE have pivoted our work to better engage our networks and to deliver valuable resources to empower volunteer leaders worldwide.

Virtual forums

Volunteering Together to

Enable Change & Create a Better World

July 22 to December 9

Watch this special 7-part virtual forum series to learn, engage and explore the contribution volunteers make to all communities across the world.


Resources to help Volunteer Organizations

Respond to the Coronavirus

Helpful resources for volunteer organizations to best respond to the pandemic and safely engage volunteers during this unprecedented time.

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Our Initiatives

Volunteering Leadership

With the Global Network of Volunteering Leadership, IAVE aims to enhance volunteering worldwide through reliable, strong, and effective volunteer leadership organizations.


IAVE believes that corporate volunteering is a dynamic, global force, driven by companies that want to make a significant difference to serious global and local problem.

IAVE Leaders

Consisting of the executive officers, regional and constituency representatives, IAVE’s leadership consists of volunteers who are elected by our membership.

Our Core Functions

About IAVE

IAVE is the only international organization that exists to promote, strengthen and celebrate the development of volunteering worldwide.

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Our Declaration

The Universal Declaration on Volunteering is the framework for IAVE’s advocacy efforts. It supports the right of everyone to volunteer.

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Volunteering Together Magazine

The Volunteering Together Magazine brings you curated stories, news and trends from the global volunteering community.

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Recent News

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Become a Global Friend of Volunteering

Global Friends of Volunteering is a no-cost way to publicly express your support for volunteering.

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