IBM's Activity Kits are designed for a variety of volunteer opportunities – helping not-for-profit organizations understand their technology needs, sharing the fun of math and science with school children, and more. Each kit provides supporting materials such as presentations or educational modules, to prepare and equip volunteers.
Whether you're just getting started volunteering, or looking for tips
on working with particular types of organizations or audiences, IBM Volunteers has a range of resources to help you make the most of
your volunteer time.
Be sure to use the IBM Volunteers fact sheet with any volunteer engagement, to help schools and not-for-profit organizations understand how IBM supports your work to improve your community.
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Becoming a Volunteer
Understand IBM's commitment to employee volunteerism and the benefits of volunteering for you and your community
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Becoming an Effective Not-for-Profit Board Member
Learn about serving on a not-for-profit organization's board of directors roles, responsibilities, as well as legal and ethical considerations.
Introduction to the University Environment
Learn about today's academic environment, some of the challenges facing educators, and the state of higher education in general.
Introduction to Volunteering in Schools
Learn about working with teachers and students, preparing for and managing classroom presentations, and about topical issues in education.
IBM Volunteers fact sheet
Introduce IBM's volunteering program to schools and community organizations by sharing this brief overview whenever you volunteer.
Volunteering with Not-for-Profits
Learn how to work directly with not-for-profits and other community organizations and how best to support their efforts.
Volunteering with Students with Disabilities
Learn about volunteering in classrooms that include students with disabilities, and the considerations to be aware of, in light of the challenges facing these students.
Interested? Find out if becoming a Service Leader is right for you:
The Guide to Service Models & Project Planning (215 KB) is designed to help you generate ideas for projects, understand requirements, and start planning.
The Service Leader Toolkit (1,299 KB) is a step-by-step guide to leading a service project, from idea to impact.
When your proposed opportunity is ready, enter it into IBM Volunteers where others can find it and join your team.
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The Digital IBMer Hub
At the hub you'll find education on IBM guidelines and how to be a savvy social media user, as well as a roadmap to creating and managing your social profile.
Learn how IBM Corporate Citizenship initiatives apply skills and technology to society's enduring challenges, creating innovative solutions that scale worldwide.
IBM's corporate citizenship blog publishes regular updates on our programs to assist communities worldwide.
IBM Volunteers Slack Channel
Collaborate with global IBM volunteers to create, share, and exchange information and ideas for the co-creation of value.