Did you know that thousands of nonprofits need volunteer assistance, but they don’t need volunteers to be physically present? That’s right, you can donate your skills to a worthy cause from your living room or your favorite coffee shop – all you need is a phone or an Internet connection.
Check out these virtual volunteering opportunities, which are available this October.
Children & Youth
Translators: Kids for Peace Global needs volunteers who are fluent in Japanese and Tagalog to translate materials for their Great Kindness Challenge, which promotes kindness and cultural awareness. The project, which should be done by October 26, will take about five hours to complete.
Communications Coordinator: Delray Beach Children’s Garden is searching for a volunteer to manage their newsletter, make basic updates to their web site and maintain their contact list. The position requires about three hours of work per week.
Computers & Technology
Web Designer: The San Antonio Community Development Corporation is looking for a volunteer with experience in information technology to assist them with designing their web site. The volunteer must agree to a background check and be at least 18 years old.
Web Developer: Ganga Library needs a volunteer with excellent WordPress skills to help finish customizing their web site. Most of the work is already complete, but they need someone to work on the final details.
Social Media Expert: St. Joseph the Worker House is searching for a volunteer to optimize its online presence. If you are savvy with social media, and you are at least 21, please contact them today!
Justice & Legal
Media & Broadcasting
Clerical Assistant: Honor Guard Residential Business Services (HGRBS) is looking for a volunteer to proofread and edit their documents. The right volunteer must be at least 18, detail-oriented, and comfortable working completely online.
Online Publicist: Honor Guard Residential Business Services (HGRBS) also needs a volunteer with social media and blogging skills to help publicize HGRBS’s Free Service Policy. Interested applicants must peruse HGRBS’s flagship site before inquiring.
People with Disabilities
Employment Placement Liaison: Enrichment through Employment needs a volunteer to serve as a job counselor and liaison for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Volunteers should have experience working with people in this field and feel comfortable helping them through the job search process and liaising with potential employers. Background checks, phone and an Internet connection are required.
Campaign Coordinator: Living Beyond Boundaries is searching for multiple campaign coordinators to help them expand their donation program. The coordinator would support the organization’s efforts to assist and advocate for people with disabilities, helping to improve their opportunities and quality of life. The position is part-time, but flexible.
Can’t find something that interests you? Just go straight to www.volunteermatch.org and search for virtual volunteering opportunities. Thousands more possibilities await you!
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