“Volunteer for Bangladesh” is the youth wing of JAAGO Foundation. It was established in 2011 with the support of U.S Embassy to Bangladesh; since then Volunteer for Bangladesh has been providing the youth of Bangladesh a voice and platform to contribute to nation building. Volunteerism is a powerful way to involving people of all ages in tackling social as well as development challenges and obstacles. It further helps to take a leap and transform the nature of development. Volunteerism benefits the individual to strengthen trust, unity and empower as well as aiding the society at large.
With the aim of empowering youths and facilitating volunteerism in Bangladesh, VBD has opened a new era; an era that aims to develop a nation by reallocating skills and resources to foster self-reliance and growth in every citizen. Now every single youth of this country has a platform to initiate and transform their ideas into action.
The National Board of Volunteer for Bangladesh is the supreme body. A board with member of 7 people are the decision making body. They take the strategic decisions, structural planning and other major issues.
Divisional board members look after the district boards. Divisional board is accountable to National Board for any decisional. District activities are approved by divisional board members.
Each district has their own board who deals with projects, campaigns, committee members, training of the new volunteers, conducting workshops.
Here at Volunteer for Bangladesh we encourage volunteers to become a part of the youth family and bring positive change with in and people around him/her. VBD allows the volunteers to come up with their innovative ideas, sharpen it and implement it to a way that benefits the community.
Volunteer for Bangladesh that focus on bringing change through sustainable development; organize and observes different social awareness campaign throughout the year. Campaigns like Universal Children’s Day, Great Water Challenge, World Environment Day , Great Kindness Challenge are among the few of the many campaigns.
President, VBD Jessore District Board: "Every youth of Bangladesh should do something for their society and Volunteer for Bangladesh is a platform where every youth voice is count. "