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Using Technology for Social Change Synergos Namibia    Using Technology for Social Change Synergos Namibia Presentation Transcript

  • Using technology to increase effectiveness of the social sector and to create social change
    Fernanda Bornhausen Sá
    Synergos Fellows Global Meeting 2010
    Windhoek, Namibia, October 12-15
  • Why, When and How we decided to use avaiable technology resources, most of them for free, in our NGO;
    The IVA´s case;
    Building strategic partnerships;
    Google Grants;
    Strategies to launch the portal;
    Some results;
    Online training and capacity building;
  • Involvement in natural disasters;
    Key challenges;
    Articulations with others portals;
    Togheter is Better Seminar;
    Some avaiable technology tools for free for NGO´s
  • Volunteers in ActionInstitute
    The Volunteers in Action Institute is a Volunteer Centre which aims to promote the meeting among those willing to donate part of their time and their skills in working for a social cause, and organizations that need this kind of work.
  • The Path of IVA
    March 1998
    November 1997
    May 1998
    June 1997
    July 2008
    STARTING A NEW STAGE AT IVA
  • The age group of people who searched us changed substantially and now we have 76% of the volunteers registered in the ages between 16 to 40 years old.
    The level of instruction found in most of today's volunteers - 82% - is enrolled in college degree or higher level.
    44% are employed and 28% are studying, total 72%.
    Demystifies the previous idea that volunteering was a practice used by retired or unemployed to escape from boredom.
    No longer an exclusively female activity. Male engagement increase almost 10% compared to females in the past years.
    Findings from 2006 about the profile of volunteers registered in IVA
    Most part of those wanting to become a volunteer - 90% - searched us through the internet
  • A newContext
    KnowledgeSociety
    Industrial Society
    • Search for a conscious consumer
    • Transparency
    • Internet
    • Networks
    • Co-participation
    • Transformation
    • Construction
    • Excessiveconsumption
    • Appearance
    • TV
    • IsolatedGroups
    • Assistencialism
    • Changes
    • Imposition
    Years 00
    Century XXI
    Century XVIII until XX
    Periodoftransition
  • Internet in Brazil
    67.5 millionBrazilianshave Internet access**
    Média de tempo de conexão mensal**
    66% broadband connection
    Brasil
    44 horas
    EUA
    40 horas
    Austrália
    39 horas
    França
    38 horas
    * Fonte: TIC Domicílios 2009 – 16.887 entrevistados em área urbana
    ** Fonte: Ibope – 4°trimestre/2009
    *** Fonte: Jeffrey Group – Empresas e Consumidores nas Mídias Sociais – 407 entrevistados – Jan/2010
  • Internet in Santa Catarina
    SC ranks first as a user of technology in Southern Brazil, and the third in Brazil.
    It is the champion of the Southern Region on computers and Internet usage
    26.5% of residences have computers
  • Benchmarking conducted in 2006 and 2007
    http://www.hacesfalta.org/
    Since 2000Opportunities: 1367Referrals: 1697975
    http://www.1-800-volunteer.org/
    Since 1999Organizations: 28,154Opportunities: 26,434Volunteers: 207,399
    http://www.unvolunteers.org/
    http://www.volunteermatch.org/
    Since 2000Last year, 14,313 online volunteering assignments
    Since 1998Organizations: 74,406Opportunities: 58,802 Referrals: 5,052,707
  • Online Volunteering Portal - Integration point for organizations and individuals involved in volunteering
    Significant reduction of costs and thereby the increase of work dimension.
    Ability to offer opportunities for, capacity building, training, activities and even referral of volunteers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Main challenges before the launch of Online Volunteering Portal
  • To post online volunteering opportunities, attracting volunteers from anywhere in the world;
    Being able to use the tools of empowerment and online library offered by the Portal;
    Opportunity to utilize the most modern tools of communication with other organizations and volunteers;
    Be eligible to receive collaborations of volunteers for specific actions and mobilize them through the Portal;
    Having access to a large database of volunteers and may invite them to collaborate with their organizations.
    Benefits for registeredOrganizationsonthe Online Volunteering Portal
    Being present 24 / 7 on the computers of thousands of Internet users inSC, Brazil and worldwide;
    Website with effective visibility in Google search engines;
    To attract more and skilled volunteers;
  • ARTICULATION WITH KEY PARTNERS FOR INSTITUTIONAL SEAL AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT
  • UNVolunteers – First Portal Partner
  • ArticulationUNVolunteersPartnership
  • ArticulationUNVolunteersPartnership
  • Resultsofthispartnership
  • UNESCO
  • Articulation UNESCO Partnership
    Search for a technical-institutional partnership with great reputation in Brazil and worldwide to give more credibility to our work.
    Partnershipstarted: 2001
  • GOOGLE
  • Partnershipstarted: 2008
    Articulation Google Partnership
  • GovernmentPartnership - Beija Flor Programme
    Promotes digital inclusion in rural areas and fishing communities in Santa Catarina State through telecentres, centers equipped with computers and Internet, installed in public places - schools, fishing colony, libraries, civil society associations.
    Spaces for community integration, learning, personal growth and social mobilization.
  • Articulation Beija Flor Partnership
    Registration of 113 telecenters in SC state in small rural and fishing communities;
    Provision of 332 volunteer opportunities;
    64 volunteer opportunities selected from volunteers registered on the Portal.
  • RegisteredNGOsworking in network
    IVA mobilizedNGOsthatwereestablished in many cities in SC:
  • Rede Brasil Voluntário
    BrazilVolunteer Network
    Aiming to systematize the dissemination, implementation and consolidation of concepts, ideas and experiences related to volunteerism in Brazil and worldwide CVs of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Parana and Santa Catarina, operating since 1997 on the promotion, dissemination and recognition volunteering have joined forces and created the RBV REDE BRASIL VOLUNTÁRIO(BRAZIL VOLUNTEER NETWORK).
  • Rede Brasil Voluntário
    BrazilVolunteer Network
    The RBV has a great partner to the UN Volunteer Program - UNVolunteers who supported its creation from the beginning and is a partner in their work and annual event – Semana Brasil Voluntário – SBV since 2008, helded the week of International Volunteer Day.
  • RBV and Online Volunteering
  • Testemonials
    The RIOVOLUNTÁRIO has often used the Online Volunteering Portal and through the 5 volunteer opportunities that we registered in the last year, we received 158 volunteers who have been extremely dedicated and helpful.  
    Eduardo Lang
    Communications Coordinator - Riovoluntário - RJ – Brazil
    The Centro de Ação Voluntária - CAV believes that the Online Volunteering Porta methodology have been quite effective in recruiting new volunteers.In the first year of the Portal operations CAV registered 5 online volunteer opportunities for researchers and production of communication materials for which we had a great demand. The relationship with volunteers is generating good results, which is due to the commitment of all.
    Thiago Baise  / Daniela Souza Nunes
    Projects Area from CAVCentro de voluntariado de Curitiba - PR - Brazil
  • Technical - InstitutionalPartnerships
  • ARTICULATION WITH KEY FINANCIAL PARTNERS
  • Financial PartnersofVolunteers in ActionInstitute
  • STRATEGIES FOR LAUNCHING ONLINE VOLUNTEERING PORTAL
  • Online PublicizingStrategies
  • Online PublicizingStrategies
  • Online PublicizingStrategies
  • Shares of media that preceded VOL launching
  • Blog Volunteer Movement 2009:
    • 544 registered Blogs
    • More than 400 posts
    • 3.635 citations on Google Blog Search
    • 894 followers on Twitter.
    Blog Volunteer Movement 2008:
    • 470 registered Blogs
    • 661 posts
    • 425 citations on Google Blog Search
    • 63.305 readers de RSS
    • 124 followers on Twitter
    Total:
    • 1014 registered Blogs
    • More than 1061 posts
    • 4060 citations on Google Blog Search
  • MAIN RESULTS FROM THE FIRST 2 YEARS OF THE ONLINE VOLUNTEERING PORTAL
  • MainNumbersofthe Portal
  • Age Groups & Gender
  • SchoolingLevel & Profession
  • Performed volunteer work before
  • Acting Field ofourRegisteredOrganizations
  • Major Volunteer Opportunities Chosen
  • PublicSchoolsregistered in the Portal andtheirnumbers
  • Range & Presence
    Online Mix
  • Recognition
    On July 15, 2009, the Online Volunteering Portal completed a year of existence and to commemorate this date, we were presented with a story on National News:
  • Recognition
    On October 21, 2009, the Online Volunteering Portal was featured in Veja magazine:
  • ONLINE VOLUNTEERING PORTAL TRAINING
  • Training & CapacityBuilding
    Apart from the intermediary between volunteers and organizations, IVA is concerned with the training work of everyone involved, so that organizations can rely on skilled and motivated volunteers, ensuring the sustainability of our actions in the community.
  • Training & CapacityBuilding
  • Training Available
  • INVOLVEMENT OF ONLINE VOLUNTEERING PORTAL IN NATURAL DISASTERS
  • November 2008
  • Learning:
    The rain took a lot away, but also left many lessons
    IVA realized it had a role to play
    Prior knowledge of other experiences: Help in Disaster - www.1-800-volunteer.org
  • Força Voluntária - Campaign
    Campaign created with collaboration from teachers and students of Advertising at the Estacio de Sa University, in Santa Catarina:
  • Força Voluntária - Campaign
    Scope and capillarity in social networks
  • Força Voluntária - Manual
    Creation and production of the Força Voluntária Manual:
  • FORÇA VOLUNTÁRIA Project
    The Project main goal is to mobilize, organize, and train groups of volunteers to act in disasters situations in Santa Catarina.
    Statistics:
  • Conclusion
    • Disasters are inevitable. We need to learn about them so we can give better answers to the affected populations. We must warn them to minimize its consequences.
    • Volunteers can help make that come true. It was proved in 2008 that trained and prepared volunteers can make all the difference.
  • PORTAL’s SUCCESS CASES FROM ITS FIRST 2 YEARS OF ACTIVITY
  • FINDINGS AND CHALLENGES AFTER 2 YEARS OF PORTAL’s ACTIVIT
  • Findingsafter 2 yearsofPortal’sactivity
  • KeyChallenges
    • Work intensively in the capacity building of NGOs to use the Portal and other tools available on the internet
    • Continuous training of NGOs to the use of online volunteering
    • Strengthen the strategies relationship with all audiences
    • Publicize the importance of this new volunteer for Brazil’s social development
    • Association with other Portals that are acting for social transformations
  • ARTICULATION WITH OTHER PORTALS
  • Emergenceofthe 3 Portals
    Link between people who wish to put their skills and time available to NGOs and organizations in need of volunteers to provide better services. Apart from the intermediary between volunteers and organizations, works with Capacity Building of those involved.
    Approaching social organizations of people who want to help them through financial donations, helping them get their projects into practice.
    Online search platform where NGOs can provide their information to the community: indicators of identity, results, management and partnerships, becoming an interactive platform that supports NGOs and their managers, investors, volunteers and beneficiaries.
  • Common Difficulties to the 3 Portals
    Third Sector Digital
    Exclusion
  • Need to integrate the 3 Portals
    integration
  • Need for integration with other sectors
  • How tecnology can help Organizations to promote social change and sustentability
  • WhyTiB
    Together is Better
    - Need to join forces and act in network to fight against common difficulties;- Connected to Internet = Connected to collective intelligence and all possible knowledge, groups and individuals;- Internet is alive and democratic.
  • WhyTiB
  • TiB 2010
    Technology and communication as a facilitator and agent of social change has already been a subject to non-profit organizations, technology companies, professionals and volunteers in the U.S. in the past 10 years.
  • Summary Schedule
  • Publicizing
  • PostSeminarExpectations
  • Howcanthishappen
    Benchmarking led us to the siteWWW.GRASSROOTS.ORG
  • Ação na Rede / CapacityBuildingand digital inclusion for theThird Sector
    Project that will work the digital inclusion of NGOs through an online platform that will provide training and digital tools for free, involving the work of volunteers and volunteer companies in the IT field.
  • Some of the Avaiable Free tools and services for NGO´s
    www.techsoupglobal.org
    http://www.google.com/grants/domains.html
    www.onlinevolunteering.org
    www.volunteermatch.org
  • Learn more...
    www.voluntariosemacao.org.br
    www.voluntariosonline.org.br
    www.voluntariosonlinecursos.org.br
    www.forcavoluntaria.org.br
    www.seminariotib.org.br
    www.portaltransparencia.org.br
    www.portalsocial.org.br
    www.grassroots.org