TOPIC: VOLUNTEERING (60)
Voluntourism blends volunteering efforts with traveling abroad, and as long as people have traveled, they have helped along their way. In many cases, people are combining volunteering projects with personal traveling before, or afterwards. The result is a very deep look at a very different culture.
Good Deeds Dayhttp://www.good-deeds-day.org
Good Deeds Day is an annual celebration of good deeds.
All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively change the world.
VolunteerMatch is the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, with more than 80,000 participating nonprofits, 150 network partners and 8 million visitors each year. Founded in 1998, we offer solutions to make it easier for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make a difference.
All Hands Volunteershttp://www.hands.org
All Hands Volunteers is a US-based, 501(c)3 non-profit organization, that provides hands-on assistance to survivors of natural disasters around the world, with maximum impact and minimum bureaucracy. Our mission is to enable volunteers to provide assistance to communities affected by natural disasters.
Make a Difference Dayhttp://www.usaweekend.com/section/MDDAY/Make-A-Difference-Day
USA WEEKEND's 22nd Make A Difference Day made its mark as millions came together in the nation's largest day of service.
Global Volunteers engages short-term volunteers on long-term development projects to create, nurture and sustain the wellbeing of the world's children - so they can realize the full promise of their human potential. Founded in 1984, Global Volunteers is a private, non-profit (501C-3) tax-exempt organization in consultative status with the United Nations working at the invitation and under the direction of local leaders to deliver the 12 Essential Services to partner communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and the South Pacific.
Thinking about volunteering? From stewarding at the biggest music festivals, helping out at football clubs, or even helping to stop cyber bullying from comfort of your own home - however and whenever you want to make a difference, the vinspired app helps you give something back.
Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world. Founded in 1992, we send over 8,000 people abroad each year on a variety of service projects and internships overseas. All participants receive unparalleled in-country support from our full-time, professional staff to ensure that the experience is safe, worthwhile and fun.
Doing Good Togetherhttp://www.doinggoodtogether.org
The idea behind Doing Good Together is to inspire, encourage and equip families to volunteer together, to spend time with loved ones while also helping the larger world. In the process, we raise children who are compassionate, aware of social issues, and are instilled with the lifelong habit of giving. DGT provides hands-on tools specifically for parents, and also teaches organizations how to more effectively engage families in service.
As an international non-profit organization, United Planet (UP) strives to create a world in which all people understand, respect, and support one another. United Planet's global network of leaders and volunteers fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared challenges to unite the world in a community beyond borders.
Global Vision Internationalhttp://gviusa.com
Global Vision International (GVI) was formed in 1998 to provide support and services to international charities, non-profits and governmental agencies, through volunteering opportunities, internship programs, training and direct funding.
International Volunteer Programs Associationhttp://www.volunteerinternational.org
The International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) is an association of non-governmental organizations involved in international volunteer work and internship exchanges. IVPA is an association of volunteer sending organizations but does not organize or run its own volunteer programs.
Global Volunteer Networkhttp://www.globalvolunteernetwork.org
The Global Volunteer Network (GVN) offers volunteer service opportunities in community projects around the world. We currently provide volunteer programs through our partner organizations in 21 countries throughout South America, Africa and Asia.
Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Our work is guided by the common desire of our members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.