New York, NY, November 10, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- On November 4, 2010 International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) convened its 2010 IVPA Conference. The event, held at Cross-Cultural Solutions’s headquarters in New Rochelle, NY, brought together executive directors from leading volunteer sending organizations from around the country.
With twelve organizations participating this year, the event gave an opportunity for executives, in the spirit of collaboration, to come together and share ideas in an intimate setting. Presentations and roundtable discussions focused on providing quality programing and trends in the field of international volunteering and voluntourism.
The IVPA Conference is an annual event and open to IVPA member and non-member organizations.
The International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) is an association of non-governmental organizations involved in international volunteer work and internship exchanges. IVPA is an association of volunteer sending organizations but does not organize or run its own volunteer programs. IVPA stand for responsibility in the field of international volunteer abroad programs. Members are expected to uphold the IVPA's Principles and Practices as guidelines for good programming as well as meet stringent membership criteria.