Philanthropy Volunteering

48 by 48

Inspirational story of volunteering in 48 states in 48 weeks. Drew hopes others will follow his example of service to others.

Blue Ventures

Check out details about its conservation, research and education programs. Plus expedition reports, news updates and image gallery.

Change.net

Provides news, campaign articles, and newsletters about volunteerism and self-help groups. Can be viewed in different languages.

Charity Guide

The goal of this organization is to encourage one million acts of kindness per year. Find ways to make a difference 15 minutes, a few hours or go on a volunteer vacation. Also find virtual volunteer opportunities.

Citizen Schools

A national network of after-school education programs for students in the 6th - 8th grades. Programs provide after school hands-on learning projects led by adult volunteers. Includes organization profile, listing of locations, and details of how to volunteer.

Civil Society International

Strives to assists various organizations in working for democracy.

Code for America

Public service support from city experts, web geeks and tech gurus for building better government.

Community Service Help

Allows users to complete court ordered community service online with various charity organizations.

Corporation for National and Community Service

American federal agency provides resources about volunteering, special initiatives and upcoming community service events. Includes a local volunteer opportunity search.

Create the Good

Aggregates volunteer opportunities from across the web as well as allows users to post their own opportunities.

Do One Nice Thing

Philosophy of just doing one nice thing a week that helps other people; a selfless act done for the express purpose of working together. Read what others have done for ideas, or post what you've come up with.

e-Volunteerism

Disseminates news updates, featured articles, and archives of the site journal with subscription rates and editorial team.

Global Economic Outreach

Presents a group of volunteers that aids workers in various developing countries.

Idealist.org

Contains events and resources for disaster victims in various regions with organization directory and consultations.

Krista Foundation

Foundation for Global citizenship providing support for young adults involved in vocational service in developing nations.

The Lost My Stuff Group

Volunteer hobbyists using metal detectors find lost and missing items for people.

My Good Deed

Aims to honor the victims and family members of the terrorist attacks in America.

National Public Lands Day

Join the "tree army" this September and do your part on the largest volunteer effort to green America. Remove trash and invasive plants, build trails, and plant some trees.

Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Focuses on preserving the Earth's biodiversity through outreach programs and education opportunities.

Peace Corps Writers

Dedicated to promoting the works of peace corps writers and its services in the community.

The Pittsburgh Project

Community development organization that spearheads economic development in Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

Single Volunteers, Inc.

Gives way to gather other singles by having volunteer activities. And broadcast the basic concept of singles volunteering to start local chapter.

South Dublin County Volunteer Center

Compiles news, details on training services offered, and other related facts about the volunteer center.

Sparked

Micro-volunteering network. An online volunteering organization for busy people makes it easy to "give back" when time permits.

SurfAid International

International charitable organization primarily created to provide provide health education and mosquito nets to prevent the spread of malaria.

Taproot Foundation

Brings together individuals, corporations, and non-profit organizations in order to encourage pro-bono work for non-profits. Includes non-profit profiles and details for doing pro-bono work.

United Nations Volunteers

UN organization that supports human development globally by promoting volunteerism and by mobilizing volunteers.

Voluntaria

Brings volunteers online for helping voluntary organization. Displays information about thoughts behind voluntarism.

Volunteer Latin America

Provides international volunteers with volunteering opportunities in Mexico, Central and South America. http://www.facebook.com/volunteerlatinamerica

Volunteer Today

E-newsletter for those who manage the work of volunteers in nonprofit, government or corporate programs.

Volunteer’s Week

Compiles list of weekly events and activities situated outside of England. Includes workshops, registration methods, and media center.

Volunteering Australia

Peak body in Australia working to advance volunteering in the Australian community provides details of membership, conferences, calendar, volunteer resource centers, resources, news, research, policy, skills and training.

Volunteering England

Promotes volunteering as a powerful force for change, both for those who volunteer and for the wider community.

Volunteers Association for Bangladesh (VAB)

Organization working to improve the lives of rural Bangladeshi children through education. Offers scholarships, tutoring, classrooms, and trainings for teachers.

VolunteerSpot

Site created to help organize or coordinate the activities and efforts of volunteers worldwide.

WorldVolunteerWeb.org

Provides a one-stop-shop for information, resources, and organizations linked to volunteerism.

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