Virtual Ideathon

Volunteering to Build Resilience

October 13-15, 2020

A 3-day event bringing together NGOs and volunteering organizations from around the world to unify their efforts to develop sustainable and impactful solutions to key challenges of volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volunteering Together to

Enable Change & Create a Better World

July 22 to December 9

Join us for 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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