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IBMers have desire and talent. The IBM Volunteers program has the resources. Together, let's help the world!
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.
Learn more about what IBM employees and retirees are doing in their communities and around the world.
Mission driven—IBM volunteers help veterans identify and prepare for civilian careers
For over ten years, IBM volunteers have been on a mission with American Corporate Partners to help veterans and their spouses transition from military to civilian careers. Three IBM volunteers share their experiences working with veteran proteges.
Excellence award: IBM volunteers in Japan help cancer patients tell their stories—providing strength in the shared experience
Thousands of people in Japan have heard the collected stories of cancer patients with help from IBM volunteers and a local NGO—providing strength in the shared experience. The IBM team received a 2018 IBM Volunteer Excellence Award.
Excellence award: Taking Watson to class is a success for students and IBM volunteers in Spain
IBM volunteers lead "Watson goes to class" to introduce AI to students in schools in Madrid—making the topic part of educational requirements in Spain for the first time. The IBM volunteer team received a 2018 IBM Volunteer Excellence Award.
IBM STEM camp for girls in Texas celebrates 17 years of tech activities and fun
Hammering a nail with a banana is one example of how girls at the IBM GIGAWOT camp in Texas are introduced to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The camp has been a fixture for girls and IBM volunteers in the Dallas area for 17 years.
One team: IBM volunteers and their business clients come together in a Week of Impact to serve their communities
Volunteers on IBM’s communications sector services team partnered with their business clients in eight cities to deliver service projects during their Week of Impact initiative in mid-September.
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.
All Things STEM
All Things STEM is a call to action to help primary and secondary school students learn via exercises and hands on kits to better understand technologies.
Governments, businesses and civil society together with the United Nations are mobilizing efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Agenda by 2030.