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IBMers have a rich history of volunteering. The company’s culture of giving continues to attract and inspire employees dedicated to improving the lives of others. As IBM reinvents itself in the era of AI and cloud, we continue to broaden the ways we use technology to drive social impact. For volunteering, that means cross-enterprise coordination of campaigns, individual service, and opportunities for donating money. Whether you’re a recent arrival or a longstanding member of the IBM community, we have the resources you need to make a lasting impact.
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Learn more about what IBM employees and retirees are doing in their communities and around the world.
Volunteer perspectives: An MLK Day event with Boys & Girls Clubs of Dallas
Fang Wang has been a volunteer for nearly a decade—helping kids appreciate STEM through robotics. For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year, she coordinated a team of IBM volunteers to mentor students during an hour of code.
IBM volunteers across Spain take on sustainable mobility
For one month last year, 60 IBM volunteers from across IBM Spain used sustainable transportation and registered all of the trips they took by bike, walking, running and electric scooters using a simple mobile app.
IBM volunteers in India use AI to help NGO accelerate aid for victims of trafficking
Watch the video. Volunteers from IBM Research in India are helping an NGO use AI to identify counselors suited to support those recovering from the trauma of human trafficking. The volunteers received the IBM Volunteer Excellence Award.
IBM volunteer in Vietnam helps create a much-needed ecosystem to train students in AI
Watch the video. In Vietnam, IBM volunteer Le Nhan Tam is helping address a critical shortage of skilled IT professionals by leading an initiative to train students in AI. He received the IBM Volunteer Excellence Award.
In Israel, IBM volunteer Fady Copty mentors young people in a collaboration across cultures
Watch the video. As a mentor and volunteer in Israel, Fady Copty is helping students—particularly those with Arab backgrounds—gain experience with the high tech industry. He received the IBM Volunteer Excellence Award.
IBM volunteers in India earn excellence award for initiative to mentor children with learning disabilities
Watch the video. An IBM volunteer team in India uses storytelling, presentations, real-life examples, IBM Activity kits and more to mentor children with disabilities. The IBM team received the IBM Volunteer Excellence Award.
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.