Welcome to the GDC Academy
Advancing existing and creating future generations of diaspora organizations and leaders through the GDC system.
Want to become a Volunteer?
At the GDC, we are constantly searching for partners who are inspired to build networks. We are searching for enthusiastic volunteers to help connect our global partners in their efforts to provide humanitarian assistance. Want to join us?
How does the GDC Operate?
We have 4 principal organs: Council, Board, Fellows & Secretariat. As a volunteer, you will be working with the Secretariat team. Within the Secretariat team, there are 27 teams organised into 5 departments:
The GDC Principles
GDC mission is driven by four principles:
Collaborative, proactive and responsive in supporting an agile culture, demonstrating a learning mindset, respecting and collaborating with others with a focus on delivering value and adapting to change.
Understand our environment and have a commercial and financial mindset, ensure all activities deliver added value.
Take ownership and be accountable, showing pride for what we do and communicating our purpose with clarity.
Builds support and engages to share knowledge and skills. Builds partnerships and achieves results
Diasporic impact oriented
Passion for innovation
Long Term Partnership
The GDC Culture
Realising possibilities through volunteering
Placing the needs of diaspora organisations first
Being respectful and thoughtful in our interaction with others
Creating solidarity by deriving strength from diversity
Focusing on diaspora innovation and impact
How far will your journey go?