Activity Kits

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.

Learning Guides

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.

Propose Opportunity

When your proposed opportunity is ready, enter it into IBM Volunteers where others can find it and join your team.

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