• ABOUT Volunteering Korea
  • Basic Act on Volunteer Service

ABOUT Volunteering Korea

  • ABOUT Volunteering Korea
Our Mission
Volunteering Korea is a by-law umbrella organization for Korean voluntary bodies
- Framework Act on Volunteer Service Activities (2005)
The Organization and its Members, in pursuit of our goodness and common interests
of a community, advocate volunteerism and make efforts to create an enabling environment
for volunteering. We believe that volunteerism is a leading motivation and a core value for
making a better and sustainable world.

Our Members
We are a membership-based organization with 139 membership organizations and 250 partnership organizations.
Our membership covers all voluntary sectors, volunteering & grass-root organizations, community/international development NGOs,
social welfare organizations, corporate and public volunteering groups.

Policies & Strategies
- Framework Act on Volunteer Service Activities (2005)
- The 1st and 2nd National Plans for Volunteering & Service (2008 & 2013)
- Volunteering Promotion Committee (2006-), chaired by Prime Minister, and vice-chaired
by Minister of Security and Public Administration and a civilian committee member

International Partnership
- IAVE National Representative of Korea
- IAVE Global National Volunteer Centers Network
- CIVICUS organization member
- CPS(Country Partnership Strategy) with Asia-Pacific developing countries
Address : 3F Dongsan Bldg. 393 Hangang-Daero Yongsan-Gu, Seoul, 140-821, Korea
Tel. 82-2-737-6922
Fax. 82-2-737-6923
Email. vkorea@vkorea.or.kr , global@vkorea.or.kr
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