What do you think of when you think of volunteering? Feeding people? Teaching kids? Picking up litter? Time at an animal shelter? Volunteering is all of that, but it’s also so much more! Here are 4 opportunities you didn’t know you could volunteer for:
Looking to up your resume and skills? Want to do something from the comfort of your own home? Looking for some productive procrastination? Your powerpoint skills could be supremely useful to an NGO. Put those deck/pitch making skills to good use, and you can’t even imagine the value for your contribution!
Explore this opportunity
Social Media Volunteer
Are you amazing at going viral? Getting loads of likes on everything? Are you virtually followed by pretty much anyone who knows anyone? Help an NGO out! Spread the word about what they do, how they do it, and how you can help them.
You can check out opportunities for this here and here.
Have you grown up hearing effusive praise about your articulate/eloquent writing? Are you frequently drafted in to write emails/text messages/speeches for friends and family? Are you the anonymous author of heart-rending love letters or a closet fiction writer? Share your inner Shakespeare with the world. Use your power to communicate and help an NGO present itself and its work in the best and smoothest way possible!
Become a writing volunteer by exploring this opportunity.
Do you love data? Is your mind a spreadsheet? Do you look at tables and think pivot? NGOs deal with a lot of data all of the time. Losing data is the worst thing an NGO can do, and being able to collect and analyze it appropriately is an NGO’s greatest challenge. Be their excel Messiah! Show them how it can be done. Find out more here.