INJAZ along with its corporate contact persons set the framework for the fourth annual Volunteer Attraction Campaign at the volunteer contact persons meeting for partner companies and organizations. Partners of INJAZ provide vital support by contributing volunteers from their companies to conduct courses in schools and universities throughout Jordan.
Partners, INJAZ management and INJAZ volunteer officers discussed the role of contact persons as advocates for INJAZ in their respected companies, the attendees also agreed on the primary role of the national media in raising awareness about volunteerism. INJAZ Volunteer Officer, Ms. Joanna Nimri launched a competition amongst the contact persons which aims to encourage corporate volunteers to conduct courses in underprivileged areas in Jordan.
Muhannad Jarrah, INJAZ Deputy CEO for Operations believes "our effective and strong relations with our partners from private and public sectors are a cause for pride; they are partners in rising awareness about volunteerism in Jordan." He also added that “cooperation ensures that Jordanian youth benefit, sustainability, and the needs of the community are met.
Volunteering programs have many benefits in improving the work environment, national economy and the society itself."
INJAZ first started in 1999 as a USAID funded program and in 2001 it became an independent non-profit Jordanian organization under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah with the mission of inspiring and preparing young Jordanians to become productive members in their society and succeed in the global economy. Since its inception, INJAZ has successfully reached over 500,000 beneficiaries across the kingdom through its network of dedicated volunteers and its partners from the private, public, and civic society sectors. INJAZ is also a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide.