Micro Volunteering

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.

Brightside Mentoring

Online mentoring for young people to achieve their potential.

Catch A Fire

Volunteer your skills virtually.

Definition Of

Contribute by defining a word, with every two approved definitions, a donation of a lunch to a hungry child will be made.

Dementia Friends

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.

Galaxy Zoo

Assist professionals in classifying research on how galaxies are formed looking at telescopic images of distant galaxies.

Loving Hands

Knitting, crocheting and crafting for various charities and causes.

Missing Maps

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.

The Mix

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.