Do you have a background in human resources and a love for animals? How about experience in graphic design and a passion for STEM education?

Guess what – you can put those skills to good use and volunteer for an organization with a mission you really care about. And, you don’t have to go any farther than your living room to do it.


Check out these virtual volunteering positions below. All you need is a phone and an Internet connection, and you can help a worthy cause make a difference.


Writer: Dallas Pets Alive is looking for a volunteer to write their newsletter. The volunteer writer will also work with their marketing team on developing content to engage their target audience. The right volunteer will have excellent written communication skills and be able to volunteer three to five hours per week.


Volunteer Relations Coordinator: Survivor Tails Animal Rescue needs a volunteer to develop, administer, and process surveys for fosters and volunteers. The data will be used to improve their foster and volunteer programs. The right volunteer must live in Massachusetts, but this is still a volunteer-from-home position. The position requires about eight to ten hours per week.


Volunteer Resource Manager: The Silicon Valley Pet Project is looking for a volunteer to recruit and onboard its volunteers. This is a great position for someone with a human resources background. The volunteer resource manager will devote about ten hours per month.


Children & Youth

White Paper Editor: Janyaa, which empowers underprivileged children to use and apply math and science in everyday life, needs an editor to review a white paper. The right volunteer must be at least 25 years old and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as experience editing.


Data Support Analyst: The Asante Africa Foundation is searching for volunteers who have a minimum of one to three years of experience with Kobo and Tableau. Volunteers will provide “internal support to the Data Analytics team for Kobo and Tableau.”



Web and Graphic Designers: The Center for Truth and Healing is searching for graphic designers and web designers to help them build their online image and presence. This is a great opportunity for teens, but volunteers must be at least 16 years old and willing to commit ten hours per week.


Recruitment Manager: 4T’s Productions needs a volunteer with human resources experience to recruit, interview, screen, and hire personnel. The right volunteer will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be at least 24 years old.


Computers & Technology

Graphic Designer: Higher Orbits, which promotes STEM education through space-related topics, needs a graphic designer to create some images for their #GivingTuesday campaign. Higher Orbits needs images to use for events, Twitter, Facebook and more.


Grant Writer: The On It Foundation, which provides access to technology to underprivileged youth, needs an experienced grant writer to prepare numerous grants. Some grants will be sought through government funders. The right volunteer will be at least 18 years old and willing to submit to a background check. The position requires about eight to ten hours per week.



Eco-Blogger: If you’re an experienced blogger with lots of tips and tricks for protecting the environment and going green, then consider volunteering as an eco-blogger for What’s Your Impact, an environmental group focused on global warming. The right volunteer has experience writing and can teach regular people how to do simple things that make a big impact.



Registration Assistance for Digital Food Pantry: On November 2, volunteers are needed to help launch a Brooklyn digital food pantry, hosted by the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty. Volunteers are needed to help register people who visit the food pantry, and there is a need for Russian-speaking volunteers. Contact for more information.


Are you still not sure about virtual volunteering? Check out a couple of previous posts we’ve written on the subject, by clicking here and here, which might help you make up your mind. 


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