Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

IVC Stories

Frontline to Online:  Volunteering in the Time of COVID

Frontline to Online: Volunteering in the Time of COVID

Barbara Flynn loved her IVC placement in Chicago. From 2017 through 2019, this former librarian served two days a week at Accolade Adult Day Care, companioning people with dementia. A move back to Southern California in late 2019 had her seek out the IVC San Diego regional office, and she began 2020 eager to find a new social service agency placement. Then came the stop sign that is the COVID-19 pandemic!

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Good Samaritans Come in Different Forms

Good Samaritans Come in Different Forms

Catholic Charities of San Diego’s Director of Community Service, Lisa DuMolt, is a veteran IVC social service partner. For over 10 years, she has worked side-by-side with IVC volunteers on Affordable Care medical coverage assistance, CalFresh (nutrition assistance program), and emergency food distribution assistance.

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Volunteer Story

Volunteer Story

I have been an IVC Service Corps member IVC for over nine years. I joined after retiring from a 40-year career in sales.

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What are IVC members doing now?

What are IVC members doing now?

We are continuing to meet as a volunteer community, now twice monthly, via Zoom video conferencing. It’s not the same as meeting in person, but it’s been beautiful to stay in touch.

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