Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual volunteering is the practice of volunteering using the Internet, off-site from the organization being assisted. Virtual volunteering is also known as online volunteering or cyber service.    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_volunteering)

Resources & Opportunities Cyber-Mentoring, Interning, Archiving, & Various Projects On-Line  [Note:  At many sites it is helpful to enter cyber, online & virtual as search keywords]

http://www.volunteermatch.org/search    (select “virtual”)

http://www.idealist.org/

http://www.idealist.org/info/Volunteer/Online

http://www.coyotecommunications.com/stuff/findvv.shtml    (scroll down to list of groups)

 

2) More Sample Projects-At-A-Distance

https://www.bookshare.org/cms/get-involved/volunteer/opportunities-us

http://www.thecommunitycorps.org/Give-Help/index.aspx

http://www.createthegood.org/volunteer-search    (AARPs Database -Enter Keywords: Online Virtual, leave zip blank)

http://www.pgdp.net/c/   (Proofreading for Public Domain Books-Online & similar)

http://ebird.org/content/ebird/about/   (Citizen Bird Count Database, easy & fun)

http://water.epa.gov/type/rsl/datait/waters/georef/epasvmp.cfm  (EPA’s Volunteer Monitoring Programs)

http://humanityroad.org/  (Top-Rated Digital Disaster-Response Help!)

http://translatorswithoutborders.org/Volunteers      

 

3) Micro-Activism Online - (Only Takes Minutes, No Commitment, Empowering Citizens - Anywhere Convenient)

http//www.citizen.org/Page.aspx?pid=1326    (Public Citizen - Action Center)

http://www.nrdc.org/action/    (National Resources Defense Council - Action Center)

http://www.foe.org/take-action/action-center  (Friends of the Earth)

http://www.amnestyusa.org/get-involved/take-action-now  (Amnesty International/USA)

https://www.change.org/petitions   (Choose Favorites, Topics, Causes)

http://credoaction.com/    (Choose Favorites, Topics, Causes)

http://www.care2.com/take-action/   (Choose Favorites, Topics, Causes)

https://nonprofitconnectnj.org/

https://blog.volunteercrowd.com/ultimate-list-of-student-online-volunteer-projects/

4) Background Notes About Online Volunteerism/ Being a Cyber Volunterr

http://www.netaction.org/training/reader.html

 

 

More Virtual Volunteer Opportunities - Points of Light

https://www.pointsoflight.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Points-of-Light-Virtual-Volunteering-Opportunities.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2C0KRXm89BZmw7BhbAg74RgA_Xw4hDduB9LOPpRfE2MiJn14byxgnWL9s

https://www.dosomething.org/us/articles/9-places-to-volunteer-online-and-make-a-real-impact

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/a34288060/virtual-volunteer-opportunities/

https://vomo.org/blog/12-fun-and-interesting-virtual-volunteer-opportunities/

https://www.weareteachers.com/national-volunteer-week-teens/  for youth and teenagers 

https://blog.collegevine.com/online-community-service-for-high-schoolers/  for high school age

https://www.missingmaps.org/

https://teensgive.org/virtual/

https://www.hireheroesusa.org/volunteer

https://www.volunteermatch.org/virtual-volunteering

Virtual Camp (Eastern Time Zone) Week #4  – Volunteer Muscular Dystrophy  We appreciate your interest in registering to volunteer with MDA Virtual Camp. While we hoped to be together in-person this summer, we are excited to still gather together virtually! Our campers are counting on volunteers like you to join in the virtual camp experience.We need volunteers to help encourage age appropriate conversations, while also “moderating” the conversation to help encourage positivity and support, just like we would in a cabin environment in-person.Please complete the information below to complete your registration. The sessions are divided by recommended area of the country, to allow for optimal participation in live calls based on time zone. Campers can choose any session but we recommend signing up for a session based on where you live in the country if possible. It is encouraged to complete the application in one sitting. Once we receive your registration materials we will review your application and contact you to discuss next steps. Dates:7/19/2021 - 7/22/2021  Ages:  Ages 18 – 99  Cost:  $0.00  Availability:  This session has openings for males Registration will end on 6/27/2021.