Retirees turn over new leaf serving at North Philadelphia Sanctuary Farm
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — “I have spent most of my career, about 40 years, in higher education,” said Jane Seaberg. “And I really wanted an active retirement that I would continue to grow intellectually, socially and spiritually.”
Read IVC’s 2022 Impact Report
We welcome you to read IVC’s annual Impact Report, a detailed look at what Ignatian Volunteer Corps accomplished in 2022, from fundraising to membership to programming. We are proud of the immense progress IVC made this past year, and this report will give you an insight into those successes and more.
The Game of Life has Changed for Those Over 50
What is Ignatian Volunteer Corps
The lgnatian Volunteer Corps® (IVC) provides men and women, most age 50 or better, opportunities to serve others and to transform lives. IVC matches the talents of experienced Volunteers with the greatest social needs of our time.
IVC works in partnership with hundreds of community partner organizations. These nonprofit organizations provide lgnatian Volunteers with substantive work to serve individuals who have slipped through this country’s safety net. And hundreds of community organizations are on waiting lists to get an lgnatian Volunteer.
Find IVC in Your Region
Regional Directors and Coordinators administer the local IVC program in their city. They recruit and place new volunteers, reflectors and agencies. If you don’t see your area listed we would love to have you join our Virtual program where you can serve from anywhere!
IVC Regional Offices
A Band of Brothers – Priests for Justice honored at IVC New England Madonna Della Strada Awards
Volunteers are the lifeblood of nonprofit organizations, but the constant cycle of recruiting, scheduling and orienting newcomers can be a challenge to forward momentum. Similarly, for many individuals seeking to donate their time and talent, it’s not enough to fill a slot on a schedule; they long to contribute in meaningful ways.
Here’s what others have to say about IVC.
“What makes IVC special – they come with a wealth of experience, with professional backgrounds, with a maturity, and above all with a passion to be in service for the marginalized and those in need of help.”
— Gizachew Emiru, former Executive Director of TASSC International, Washington DC