Search for 2018 Outstanding Volunteers opens

By Rose de la Cruz

The search for outstanding volunteers for 2018 is now open and the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency of the National Economic and Development Authority is now accepting nominations.

With categories on youth, adult, not-for-profit groups and corporate organizations, the SOV seeks to recognize the contributions of the volunteer community to nation-building and sustainable development.       

 “In these modern times, we are certain that volunteerism thrives. Through the Search, we wish to share the stories and learn the best practices of volunteers who serve as government’s indispensable partners to achieve local and national development priorities.

The Search acquaints us with individuals and organizations who exemplify compassion in action with the selfless service that they render to marginalized communities. We invite the public to help us give due recognition to these volunteers by nominating them to the Search,” says PNVSCA Executive Director Joselito C. De Vera.

The Search is open to individuals and organizations currently providing volunteer assistance in the Philippines.

Individuals who are Filipino citizens, Filipino or local chapters of foreign/international non-profit organizations; and Filipino or local chapters of foreign/international corporate organizations are entitled to join the SOV.

Nominations should be submitted on or before 15 July 2018 to the Regional Search Committee which handles the area where the volunteer/volunteer service organization is based (i.e. nomination for a volunteer based in Laguna shall be forwarded to NEDA Region IV-A which chairs the Region IV Search Committee).

This yearly centerpiece event culminates with the awarding ceremony during the celebration of the National Volunteer Month (NVM) in December.

The Search is conducted by the PNVSCA and the National Volunteer Month Steering Committee (NVM-SC), in cooperation with the Regional Search Committees chaired by the NEDA Regional Offices, the Department of the Interior and Local Government-National Capital Region for NCR, and the Regional Planning and Development Office in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. 
 
Since 2001, 147 volunteers and volunteer organizations have been recognized by the national government through the SOV.  The Search has served as a venue to celebrate the significant contributions of volunteers from various sectors to the improvement of the lives of countless Filipinos.

Information on how to participate and nominate to the SOV, including the RSC directory, is available at   www.pnvsca.gov.ph and the agency’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PNVSCA The public can also contact PNVSCA at (02) 277 7389 or send their queries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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