One-off volunteering and micro-volunteering provide great opportunities for you to get involved in volunteering around your other commitments.
Volunteering doesn’t have to be long-term to make an impact, you can still make a difference by giving an hour of your time.
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, charities and voluntary organisations are working harder than ever to support vulnerable people. Why not engage with some of the micro-volunteering opportunities below
Digital and At Home Volunteering Opportunities:
Amnesty International UK: Pocket Protest
Receive a text when someone is in need or support and contribute to defending free speech and stand up for human rights.
Be my Eyes
Support a blind or low-vision person for visual assistance through video calling. From checking expiry dates, distinguishing colours, reading instructions etc.
Online mentoring for young people to achieve their potential.
Catch A Fire
Volunteer your skills virtually.
Contribute by defining a word, with every two approved definitions, a donation of a lunch to a hungry child will be made.
Become a Dementia Friend, learning more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn understanding into action.
Free Rice Game
A free quiz game, where each answer you get right, the World Food Programme donate 10 grains of Rice to help end hunger.
Helping worldwide campaigns and supporting inspiring activities through an app.
Assist professionals in classifying research on how galaxies are formed looking at telescopic images of distant galaxies.
Knitting, crocheting and crafting for various charities and causes.
Map areas where humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable people.
Solve a puzzle and help genetic disease research.
Princes Trust Mentoring
Use an online platform to mentor young people and help them to get ahead in life.
Post a smile on a sick child’s face by sending letters, cards, emails or gifts to seriously ill children and their siblings in the UK.
Listen to music whilst raising money for communities in Indonesia for free.
Peer to peer support in online communities or one to one support online or over the phone.
Translators without Borders
Fluent in another language other than your native language? Translate medical texts and for crisis response.
United Nations Volunteers Programme
Team up to address sustainable development challenges anywhere in the world.
ZSL Instant Wild
Take part in conservation work and support the future of wildlife by identifying animals in images from across the world.