Virtual and Remote Volunteering Options

Now more than ever is the time to come together and help any way we can! Here are some opportunities for people to volunteer from their homes. If you have any suggestions on how we can continue to serve the community, submit your ideas here:

To see the current list, please visit:

In the meantime, here are some opportunities that may be of particular interest:

Where: Translators Without Borders

The issue: Volunteers are needed to help translate for all kinds of projects (including medical documents, crisis situations, etc.) They also need assistance with project managing, graphic and web design, and other projects that do not require fluency in a second language.

How you can help: Apply to be a translator here!

Where: Red Cross

The issue: During times of disaster, the Red Cross utilizes digital volunteers to monitor online discussions to find people who need help, and to share important updates on social media. If you are active on Facebook and Twitter, this could be a great opportunity for you.

How you can help: Interested in becoming a Digital Volunteer for the American Red Cross, read through the requirements, description, and apply!

Where: United Nations

The issue: The UN runs a virtual program connecting volunteers to organizations worldwide. About 12,000 volunteers are connected with public-impact opportunities in 187 countries. You can help with writing and editing, translation, technology services, research, and advocacy, to name a few, and there are a variety of short and longer-term opportunities.

How you can help: Explore the many ways to volunteer online by putting your skills into action on the United Nations Volunteers website.

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