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Volunteer PositionOrganizationRole SummaryLinkTypeCorporate Program OfferMobile+DesktopSkills-basedOpen to anyoneFree or Fee-required?Onboarding DifficultyTypical Session Duration
Advisor
CareerVillage.org
Answer students' questions and give advice pertaining to college and careers
Digital Volunteering
Easy
15 minutes
Academic Coach
UPchieve
Help students who need academic assistance
Digital Volunteering
Medium
1 hour
Crisis Counselor
Crisis Text Line
Train to become an online crisis counselor
Tele-volunteering
Difficult
1 hour
Wikipedia Editor
Wikipedia
Become a Wikipedia editor, join or plan an edit-a-thon, contribute code
Digital Volunteering
Medium
30 minutes
Translator
Tarjimly
Connect with a refugee to translate important information over FB Messenger
Digital Volunteering
Easy
30 minutes
Galaxy Classifier
Galaxy Zoo
Classify astronomical objects to help scientists compare how the shape of a galaxy affects the light spectra we see
Research Support
Easy
15 minutes
Citizen Scientist
Citizen Science
Join the movement of public participation in scientific data collection
Research Support
Easy
Variable
Video Mentor
Infinite Family
Train to become a mentor for teen and pre-teen students in Africa
Tele-volunteering
Difficult
1 hour
Mapper
Missing Maps
Learn how to trace satellite imagery onto OpenStreetMap to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable people
Digital Volunteering
Easy
15 minutes
E-mediator/Grannie
School in the Cloud
Their role is not just to inspire curiosity, but also to help in developing language fluency and search skills that will allow children to begin answering Big Questions
Tele-volunteering
Difficult
1 hour
Professional
Catchafire
Contribute your professional skills to a mission-driven organization and/or project that fits your values and expertise
Tele-volunteering
Easy
Many Hours
Online Correspondant
Red Cross
Monitor online conversations to locate areas that need Red Cross help, share important disaster updates, lend a compassionate voice to those affected
Digital Volunteering
Medium
Variable
Online Coach
MindRight
Become a volunteer coach to at-risk youth experiencing trauma
Tele-volunteering
Difficult
1 hour
Professional
Nepris
Offer your perspective as a professional over video call in a classroom environment
Tele-volunteering
Easy
1 hour
Ambassador
Objective Zero
Provide mental health support in an effort to decrease the suicide rate among veterans
Digital Volunteering
Medium
1 hour
Mentor
iMentor
iMentor matches every student in our high schools with a committed college-educated mentor, equipped to guide that young person on their journey to college graduation
Digital Volunteering
Medium
1 hour
Peer Counselor
Empower Work
Live chat with people in tough work moments and help them find a next step.
Digital Volunteering
Medium
Variable
Contributor
Crowd4U
Crowd4U is a nonprofit open microvolunteering and crowdsourcing platform for academic and public purposes.
Digital Volunteering
Easy
30 minutes
Mentor
Micromentor
Mentor and support a global community of entrepreneurs by volunteering as a business mentor
Digital Volunteering
Medium
Variable
Recording contributor
Librivox
Help record free public domain audiobooks for access to all, in all languages. Readers are free to choose the books they wish to record.
Digital Volunteering
Easy
Variable
Mapper
OpenStreetMap
Map out places in the world that are not on the map to help humanitarian organizations do their life-saving work.
Research Support
Medium
Mapper
AXS Map
Help map the acessiblity of locations for those who are disables
Digital Volunteering
Easy
Amnesty Decoder
Amnesty International
Help research and expose human rights violations
Digital Volunteering
Easy
Translator
Be My Eyes
Be a sighted volunteer for blind and low-vision people and make the world more accessible for them by helping them with tasks through live video call
Digital Volunteering
Easy
Volunteer Researcher
Zooniverse
Assist professional researchers with research projects online
Digital Volunteering
Easy
30 minutes

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Want to add a new volunteer activity to the directory? Send us the information for each of the columns in the directory above to hello@careervillage.org