IMPROVE – International Movement of Professional Voluntarism
IMPROVEs mission is to recruit each year thousands of volunteers from industrialized countries, professionals in their fields from a variety of areas as well as nonprofessional and young volunteers who will work together, in joint action, in dealing with social and community challenges and needs in Israel, overseas and in non-industrialized countries.
IMPROVE advancing its operations through inter-organizational and inter-sectorial cooperation in four different fields of activity:
- In Israel (The PRO-VOIS program).
- In developed (OECD) countries (a network of IMPROVE centers).
- In developing countries, (a network of BRIT centers).
- In weak Jewish communities (The AMIUT program)
The IMPROVE movement is based on an extremely experienced platform of “Topaz – Enhancing Civil Society” and operates by means of its supplementary non-profit organizations – Brit Olam –International Volunteering and Development and Inspiration – Arts for Humanity. For close to twenty years these non-profit organizations have designated to under industrialized countries and to disaster-stricken countries thousands of volunteers, professionals from the health, education, social care and disaster relief, community development, agriculture, arts, management and other sectors. In addition to these thousands of volunteers, Topaz mobilizes each year hundreds of volunteers in Israel in its various enterprises.