The Path of IVA Start of volunteers and Consultation organizations with NGOs to Capacity registrations check the Building - viability of the Training for Project March 1998 volunteers and NGOsNovember 1997 May 1998 Idea of establishing Consolidating an IVA’s work organization after 10 years to attract of activities June 1997 volunteers July 2008 STARTING A NEW STAGE AT IVA
Findings from 2006 about the profile of volunteers registered in IVA No longer an The age group The level of Demystifies the exclusively of volunteers instruction previous idea thatfemale activity. changed found in most volunteering was a practice used by Male substantially of todays retired or engagement and now we volunteers - unemployed to increase have 76% of 82% - is escape from almost 10% the volunteers enrolled in boredom. 44% registered in college degree are employed compared to and 28% are the ages or higher level. females in the between 16 to studying, total past years. 40 years old. 72%. Most part of those wanting to become a volunteer - 90% - searched us through the internet
Voluntarios Online Portal - Integration for organizations and individuals involved in volunteeringVolunteering Profile Significant reduction of costs and thereby the increase of work dimension. Voluntarios Online Portal Ability to offer opportunities for, capacity building, Internetusers Profile training, activities and even referral of volunteers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Main challenges before the launch of Voluntarios Online PortalIntroduce Online Volunteering in BrazilWorking towards digital inclusion for the Third SectorEmpower NGOs to use the PortalAttract more qualified volunteers, professionals and young peopleAttract first-time volunteersEmpower NGOs to harness the potential of more qualifiedvolunteers, professionals and young people
Rede Brasil Voluntário Brazil Volunteer NetworkVolunteer centres 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ブラジル・ボランティア・ネットワーク 1997年以来、ボランティア活動の推進、情報の拡散、認知に取り組んできたサンパウロ、リオデジャネイロ、リオグランデドサル、パラナ、サンタカタリナの各ボランティアセンターは協力してRBV REDE BRASIL VOLUNTARIO(ブラジル・ボランティア・ネットワーク)を設立し
Main Numbers of the Portal Over 38.000 Registered Volunteers 507 NGOs Registered OrganizationsOver 16.000 Volunteer Opportunities Chosen, more than 12.000 Online Volunteers in all the States of Brazil Present in 33% of the municipalities of Brazil Over 740.000 visits to the Portal
Profile of VOL volunteers Major Volunteer Opportunities Chosen 82% are 16 to 39 years old Online spreader 23% Help in donation campaigns 17% Translator 11% 68% female Researcher 8% Content searcher 3.2% Blogger 2.8% 76% graduated, post Teacher 1.7% graduated or attending college Webdesigner 0.14% Others 32% 98% work or study 61% first time volunteers
Voluntarios Online Portal in Social NetworksOur Facebook, Twitter, Youtub e channels, and Blog, have a crucial role in the ways we mobilize our stakeholders’ chain.Today, we increasingly recruitvolunteers and integrate Non- profits through these channels, disseminate our campaigns and createconnections between people and causes, as visibility of volunteering opportunities keeps growing.
Training & Capacity BuildingOne of IVA’s goal - working for Online Volunteering Training - a platform for digital inclusion of the Third distance education courses that enables NGOsSector and train volunteers to and volunteers from Brazil and worldwide to conduct a more qualified receive training on issues related to voluntary work. and third sector.
Findings after 3 years of Portal’s activity Brazil is increasingly voluntary The more qualified volunteers, professionals and young people are fully open and available for volunteering The internet has a transformative potential for the Third Sector Online Volunteering is a reality in Brazil
Key ChallengesWork 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 Working in the massive mobilization of citizens and volunteers to connect in oursocial networks and contribute to the use of technology for positive social change.