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Virtual volunteering during Covid-19

If you want to volunteer without leaving home or work, then you can.  Take a look at virtual volunteering.

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Assisting Blind and Low-Sighted Individuals with Everyday Tasks (Global) https://www.bemyeyes.com

Crisis Text Support – Shout (UK) – https://www.giveusashout.org/volunteer-with-us/

Telephone Based Befriending for Elderly (UK) – https://www.ageuk.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/telephone-befriender/

Help Combat Loneliness in Old Age with ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ (UK) – https://chdliving.co.uk/adopt-grandparent

Essential Support for Under 25s (UK) – https://www.themix.org.uk/get-involved

Telephone Buddy’ Services for Older People (UK) – https://www.linkvisiting.org/volunteering

Support the under 25’s https://www.themix.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering

Show your support to NHS key workers https://www.thecrisisproject.com

 

EDUCATION & MENTORING

Online Mentoring Young People at the Prince’s Trust (UK) – https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/support-our-work/volunteer

School in the Cloud – Run Your Own Online Education Sessions – https://www.theschoolinthecloud.org

Mentor refugee & asylum seeking women – https://routescollective.com/apply

SKILLS BASED 

Join others local to you https://reactcharity.org/get-involved/volunteer-for-react

Use Your Skills to Assist 100s of United Nations Peace & Development Projects – https://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en

Use your Professional Skills to Help Charities – https://www.catchafire.org

Digital Volunteering for IT/Digital professionals providing help to charities on IT related projects – http://energiseresources.org

Use Your Skills to Help Fight Cancer – https://fcancer.org

Use Your Language Skills to Complete Translation for Humanitarian Projects – https://translatorswithoutborders.org

Use your creative skills to make a difference https://weglimpse.co

ONLINE RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR GOOD

Online Research Projects On Every Topic Under the Sun. – https://www.zooniverse.org

Complete Online Research Projects for the The Smithsonian – https://www.si.edu/getinvolved

Missing Maps – Helping Map Unmapped Areas to Help Humanitarian Aid- https://www.missingmaps.org

Contribute to the Largest Biodiversity Related Citizen Science Project – https://ebird.org/about

Online Conservation Work – Instant Wild by Zoological Society of London – https://www.zsl.org/conservation/how-we-work/conservation-technology/instant-wild

Help Create a Library of Free eBooks – http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:Volunteering_for_Project_Gutenberg

OTHERS…

Micro-Volunteering Actions You Can Do From Home – https://www.helpfromhome.org

Join local groups to take action & help solve community problems https://makesense.org/en/re-action-uk/

Donate your old phone to keep people connected – https://www.hubbub.org.uk/communitycalling

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