Volunteering Search Engines



volunteermatch.org and idealist.org are two of the of the most extensive volunteer search engines. You can even select Covid-19 volunteer work to help directly with the pandemic or Virtual volunteer work to help others from a distance

Virtual Volunteer Opportunites

Voices for Children

Children who find themselves in the foster care system need a voice. They need you to speak up for them. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). CASAs are volunteers of all backgrounds who make a commitment to advocate for the needs of the child or sibling group with whom they are matched.


-volunteers provide online tutoring to “bridge gaps in language, higher education, and professional skills training for conflict-affected individuals”

Crisis Text Line

-Work with underserved and under-resourced youth (requires 30 hours of training)


Online tutoring for disadvantaged youth

Amnesty Decoders

– Assist in digitizing, transcribing, and otherwise contributing to nonprofit organizations


The world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. This research is made possible by volunteers — more than a million people around the world who come together to assist professional researchers. Our goal is to enable research that would not be possible, or practical, otherwise. Zooniverse research results in new discoveries, datasets useful to the wider research community, and many publications.

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video call.

7 Cups

7 Cups trains volunteer listeners to help provide emotional support and lend a friendly ear to people that are having a rough time or to people that just need someone to talk to.


StudentSphere is a free, virtual mentorship program that pairs K-12 students with college students to assist families nationwide with the transition to online learning. College student volunteers assist with homework, tutoring, learning new skills, and also socialize with their mentee. The aim of this organization is to help alleviate the stress many parents are feeling as they have become the primary educators at home. Multilingual speakers are highly encouraged to apply.