Who We Are

Genesis of our chosen path…..

Established in 2013, the Institute of Voluntary Sector Management (IVSM) is the first and only professional body with a focus on developing the capacity of the NGOs and developing the skills of management practitioners working in the non-profit sector and those responsible for corporate social responsibilities within the Private Sector of the Nigerian economy.

For over 10 years, the Institute of Voluntary Sector Management (IVSM) has brought people together to solve problems, address root causes, and inspire each other.  We know the power of the voluntary sector and volunteering.  No one organisation can solve society’s challenges alone, but collectively we are all vital for sustaining society in times of challenge and change such as Nigeria is currently going through with high unemployment rate, crippling government debt and hyper inflationary pressures.



Currently in our database actively seeking volunteering opportunities nationwide. These individuals are keen to contribute their skills and time to various causes and initiatives, demonstrating a strong commitment to making a positive impact in their communities and beyond.


We are Committed to Change our World


To build a society where  everyone has access to volunteer opportunities of their own choice and where everyone  embraces volunteerism as a tool for social change.


To support management practitioners and their community and voluntary sector organizations, through leadership, training, capacity building, representation, standards-setting and education, and we champion and promote working in the community and voluntary sector as a career choice.


Would you like to be part of a great, growing and important movement that is touching people’s lives and improving our communities? Would you like to apply your time and talent sacrificially to change your community and Nigeria for better? Would you like to meet some interesting people, learn some new skills, improve your CV by acquiring some new experience or just put smile on someone’s face?

If you answer Yes to any of the above, we would like to hear from you. There is a wide range of ways and places you can volunteer as we are here to train, support and match you up with the appropriate body.

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