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Microvolunteering Day promotes awareness of the microvolunteering concept and how it can enable worthy causes and individuals to better the world via bite-sized actions, sometimes in as little as 10 minutes.
Find a cause you care about and a few spare moments in your life. Benefit nonprofits via actions that... (continued)
2014 became the 'break-out' year when organisations like student unions, volunteer centres and volunteer involved organisations started to hold a lot more microvolunteering events than previous years.
These events have been collated into one booklet that provides the details, photos, feedback and promotion methods... (continued)
This Activities Pack is designed to encourage an individual to participate in bite-sized activities that benefit worthy causes, either via:
- an individual's own actions or
- using HelpFromHome.org free resources.
We hope the suggestions in this pack will enable an individual to become a Microvolunteer Maestro!
This Activity Pack is designed to encourage your nonprofit to engage in the microvolunteering concept, either by:
- inviting your volunteer base to microvolunteer or
- create projects that involve bite-sized actions
We hope the suggestions in this pack will enable your nonprofit to benefit from the microvolunteering concept!
For those organisations wanting to explore the topic of microvolunteering, a workshop could be an ideal medium to generate discussion on the topic. This How To Guide is more a list of pointers for discussion leaders, based on a pick 'n mix basis to suit the workshop authors' remit.
The Guide introduces the topic of microvolunteering, highlighting how it can be introduced in to a school community project. It provides pointers on how to set up a project, microvolunteering activity suggestions and draws on other microvolunteering projects for inspiration. Suitable for students to set up a 'do-good' community... (continued)
The vast majority of companies do not have employee volunteering programmes and of those that do, we believe these programs are underutilised. Given the advantages of the microvolunteering concept within a workplace environment, this guide is intended to provide a number of compelling reasons why your business could... (continued)
How to Create a Microvolunteering Opportunity That's Attractive to Skilled / Professional Volunteers
If you're thinking of creating a microvolunteering action to attract more skilled / professional volunteers, then what should you be considering to make your action stand out from the crowd. The article provides a few pointers to hopefully inspire you.
Microvolunteering can be fun, especially with a group of friends, knowing that you are collectively doing some good with bite sized actions that you can participate in at any time and whenever you choose!
We've provided the instructions and some free downloads for you to organise a party. All you need is a venue and those all important... (continued)
If you're thinking about dipping your toes in to the microvolunteering arena, then the pointers provided in the article may be helpful to you to begin exploring how the microvolunteering concept could help to engage the masses in philanthropic community engagement.
Highlights the advantages of using microvolunteering actions as a resource to introduce charitably minded senior citizens into the digital age, whilst citing various external reports to back up the case for including the elderly in digital inclusive projects
Provides a general overview of the microvolunteering arena, including what's it all about, a brief history of microvolunteering, causes and activities, impact already in evidence, pros and cons, and volunteer management issues
Article provides quantifiable evidence that microvolunteering initiatives seem to be achieving substantial impact derived from actions that, on the face of it would not seem to be contributing anything worthwhile, but when crowdsourced with thousands of others, create a seemingly eyebrow raising amount of impact.
The Teachers Resource Pack introduces students to the concept of responsible citizenship by initially teaching them about traditional volunteering, followed then by an explanation of the microvolunteering concept involving its beneficiaries, pros and cons and action types. Methods used include call out sessions, activity... (continued)
This guide provides microvolunteering action suggestions for a meaningful activity programme within a residential home, senior living complex environment. It introduces the topic of microvolunteering and provides cut out Activity Cards. It could be used either:
- as a hand out to individuals
- as a... (continued)
4 page booklet providing an introduction to microvolunteering, covering topics such as:
- What is microvolunteering
- Microvolunteering activities
- Microvolunteering beneficiaries
- Impact in evidence
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.
The Sharing Entity offering such Paid Content hereby grants You a nonexclusive, personal, noncommercial,... (continued)
This guide explains what microvolunteering is and why you should set one up. It then moves on to developing the project, whilst also covering the all pervading smartphone app in terms of microvolunteering actions.
Most usefully, 13 organisations have provided the trials and tribulations process they went through... (continued)
Help From Home is run as a free community service to promote and encourage participation in easy, no commitment, home based, microvolunteering opportunities where a spare 10 seconds to 30 minutes is all that is needed to help out worthy causes - from anywhere in the world, even in your pyjamas! Micro effort with macro impact!