TOPIC: VOLUNTEERING (70)
Pro Bono Nethttp://www.probono.net
Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit organization based in New York City and San Francisco. We work in close partnership with nonprofit legal organizations across the United States and Canada, to increase access to justice for the millions of poor people who face legal problems every year without help from a lawyer. We do this by (i) supporting the innovative and effective use of technology by the nonprofit legal sector, (ii) increasing participation by volunteers, and (iii) facilitating collaborations among nonprofit legal organizations and advocates working on similar issues or in the same region.
Architecture for Humanityhttp://architectureforhumanity.org
Architecture for Humanity is a nonprofit design services firm founded in 1999. We are building a more sustainable future through the power of professional design.
By tapping a network of more than 50,000 professionals willing to lend time and expertise to help those who would not otherwise be able to afford their services, we bring design, construction and development services where they are most critically needed.
Catchafire matches professionals who want to give their skills with nonprofits and social enterprises that need their help. We match professionals and organizations based on a variety of characteristics including skills, cause interests, and time availability.
We help organizations identify their needs as short-term, discrete, and individual-based projects. Our projects are structured in this way to make it easy for professionals to help in the midst of their busy daily lives.
Lions Clubs Internationalhttp://www.lionsclubs.org
Our 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make us the world's largest service club organization. We're also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.
ReAllocate is a non-profit that curates top talent teams of designers, engineers, business professionals and community organizers to enable humanitarian efforts. “ReAllocators” have the technical expertise and desire to make a difference in the world. By giving our teams the training, structure, and funding needed, ReAllocate rapidly delivers innovative and effective solutions working with local communities to address areas of need. These efforts are captured and shared through digital media storytelling that supports growing awareness of the humanitarian projects and those integral to their success.
GeoVisions offers volunteers and teachers once in a lifetime opportunities to volunteer as English teachers, or to work as conversation partners to help students, and sometimes managers or office staff to improve their English skills. Whether you want to teach, rescue wild animals, work on conservation efforts or assist in community projects, all GeoVisions programs are rich with opportunity to learn about another country and it's people. When the program ends, you can use your location as a base for further travel in the region.
American Hiking Societyhttp://www.americanhiking.org
For the last three decades, American Hiking Society has been at the forefront protecting the nation’s trails and the hiking experience. Our deep roots in outdoor recreation, advocacy, volunteering and experiencing nature through hiking bring me enormous pride and satisfaction. Hiking our nation’s trails offers Americans boundless opportunities to enjoy nature, renew themselves and establish a lifetime of fitness. American Hiking Society works toward ensuring that hiking trails and natural places are cherished and preserved for us and for future generations as well.
BUNAC offers a range of exciting summer camp, work abroad and volunteer abroad programmes. BUNAC is the work and travel expert and has been helping young people work and volunteer abroad since 1962. Popular gap year destinations include: USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ghana, Australia, Britain, China, South Africa and many more.
One World 365http://www.oneworld365.org
One World 365 is a directory of meaningful travel opportunities including volunteer projects, gap year ideas, career break & year out projects, TEFL/ESL teaching & courses, seasonal work, summer / winter jobs, working holidays, adventure breaks, expeditions & tours featuring 10144 organisations worldwide.
Global Citizen Yearhttp://globalcitizenyear.org
Global Citizen Year is a premier global bridge year program designed to unleash the potential of the next generation of young Americans as authentic leaders and effective agents of change. Each year, we recruit and train a diverse corps of high-potential graduating seniors and support them through a bridge year of service learning and leadership training in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
GoEco is a humanitarian and ecological volunteering organization that exists to encourage ecological and volunteer tourism as a platform for sustainable development. GoEco provides access for volunteers to numerous worldwide humanitarian and ecological initiatives by enabling travellers to experience unique and more rewarding tourism. Volunteers are given the opportunity to give back to foreign communities, serving as good-will ambassadors for their own country. GoEco also brings volunteers from all over the world to Israel to partake in ecological and community based projects in both the Arab and Jewish sectors, creating an understanding of the unique cultural and natural diversity of the region while promoting social responsibility between the different ethnic groups in Israel. GoEco is also involved in conducting research into ecological tourism as a tool for sustainable tourism development.
Youth Challenge International (YCI)http://www.yci.org
Youth Challenge International is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change. YCI engages youth in creating solutions to the challenges they face, incorporating youth development, volunteerism, partnership, and equity into all that we do. YCI's volunteer projects are currently located in Tanzania, Ghana, Guyana, Costa Rica and Guatemala
FREE the NEEDhttp://www.freetheneed.org/index.html
FREE the NEED was founded on the idea that there is enough of what people need to go around. By collecting surplus, volunteers have been able to 'free the need' of the basic necessities for thousands of families. With these needs met, families can put their energy into pursuing a better life, getting an education, giving something better to their children, fulfilling their potential in a country that encourages them to dream.
Amara gives individuals, communities, and larger organizations the power to overcome accessibility and language barriers for online video. The tools are free and open source and make the work of subtitling and translating video simpler, more appealing, and, most of all, more collaborative.