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Action Without Borders (Idealist)
Offers a database that allows nonprofits to list their volunteer opportunities throughout the world.
http://www.idealist.org


ICVolunteers

Unique international program offering the management of volunteers for nonprofit conferences and events, at no charge except expenses.  For eligibility details and a summary of their work, see: 
http://www.icvolunteers.org/


Links for Change
New site - allows organizations to list their volunteer needs, and helps match them with appropriate volunteers.
http://www.links4change.com/


Online Volunteering service
A free service provided by the United Nations Volunteers programme that connects development organizations with online volunteers. Volunteers can apply to hundreds of online opportunities. Organizations can post assignments and access worldwide expertise
http://www.onlinevolunteering.org


Soziale Helfer
A website listing volunteer work in social work and health care for Germany. The user can add offers and requests for free.

www.sozialehelfer.de


Take Part
With the tagline "Inspiration to Action." An independent online community that connects its members directly to the issues that inspire them to en
gage, contribute and take action.

http://www.takepart.com


True Travellers Society
A Canadian not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting people to global volunteer/opportunities and building an online community of likeminded individuals who can share this information. Accessing all the information and becoming a member are both free. After becoming a member, organizations can post volunteer opportunities.
www.truetravellers.org


Universal Giving
http://www.universalgiving.org
Supports internationally-focused NGOs through donations and volunteer time. Qualified organizations may register opportunities at:
http://www.universalgiving.org/ngo_partners/index.jsp


Volunteer Abroad Africa
Whether you are looking for a change of career, a year-out, a chance to improve your skills and experience or you are an organization looking for a volunteer, we can help.
http://www.volunteerabroadafrica.webs.com


Volunteers for Prosperity
Bush Administration initiative designed to mobilize skilled American volunteers to meet health and prosperity needs around the world in shorter, more flexible assignments than Peace Corps. International organizations (and American organizations sending volunteers abroad) can register placement opportunities.
http://www.volunteersforprosperity.gov/


VolunteeringForFree.org
www.volunteeringforfree.org assists volunteers in sidestepping profit orientated volunteer agencies by listing locally based hostels worldwide that link guests to volunteer projects within the community for no extra cost.
http://www.volunteeringforfree.org


World Wide Helpers
Volunteers can search low cost and no cost projects for free and non profits post your projects for free.
www.worldwidehelpers.org


BoardnetUSA
http://www.boardnetusa.org
A site "revolutionizing the way nonprofit boards and new leaders find each other." Nonprofits can post their board member vacancies and individuals interested in board service can browse what might suit their interests.


Break Away
http://www.alternativebreaks.org
A site promoting quality university semester break experiences.


CoolWorks
http://www.coolworks.com/vlnteer.htm
Jobs and volunteer opportunities "where others only visit," such as parks and environmental projects.


Sweat Monkey
http://www.sweatmonkey.org/
Focused on connecting students to local organizations.  Still in start-up mode as of mid 2009.


Volunteer.Gov/Gov
http://volunteer.gov/gov/
Web portal for federal government volunteer opportunities in the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Interior, and Veterans Affairs, and the Corporation for National and Community Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S.A. Freedom Corps.


Volunteer America
http://www.volunteer.gov/gov/

Opportunities to volunteer through a variety of government agencies (see list at

http://www.volunteer.gov/gov/partners.cfm)


Working for Change Activism Opportunities http://www.workingforchange.com/activism/current_actions.cfmListing of political advocacy issues and how to do something about them. Focuses on online action.



Christian Volunteering
Run by TechMission, aims to "match hundreds of thousands of volunteers with urban ministries and short term missions opportunities."  Organizations across the US and internationally may post opportunities as a local volunteer, virtual volunteer, short term missionary, or intern.

http://christianvolunteering.org/


HealthCare Volunteer 
A free portal to connect health professionals (or all kinds) to volunteering opportunities around the world. Organizations may post opportunities to recruit health care volunteers.  
http://www.healthcarevolunteer.com


Sparked.com
http://www.sparked.com/content/nonprofit
The "microvolunteering network" run by The Extraordinaries, that specifically helps organizations and online volunteers connect for microvolunteering opportunties.


VolunteerIn
http://www.volunteerin.org
Organizations can post international volunteer opportunities for free on this site.


Jolly People
http://jollypeople.com/
Promotes charity events around the world, particularly single-day and celebrity-based activities for fundraising.


MD Charity Match
http://www.mdcharitymatch.com
Site specifically focused on recruiting and placing medical doctors into volunteer positions anywhere in the world. Post opportunities at https://www.mdcharitymatch.com/login.aspx?status=e1


1-800-VOLUNTEER.org
http://www.1-800-volunteer.org
Portal site connecting to volunteer centers that have online databases for volunteer opportunities in their local areas. Click through to each city and follow each set of instructions to post a volunteer opportunity in that area.


All for Good
http://www.allforgood.org/
Aggregates postings from several major web volunteer opportunitiy registries, but also allows organizations to submit listings directly.


CharityAmerica.com
http://www.charityamerica.com
Nonprofits register for online donations and to post their volunteer opportunities.


CitySearch
http://www.citysearch.com
A for-profit company creating Web-based community guides for selected cities in the U.S. (and expanding to other countries as well). If your organization is in a CitySearch city and involves a large number of volunteers, you can post your volunteer opportunities on the CitySearch Web site for your area, and have a link from CitySearch to your own Web site (as applicable).


Craigslist
http://www.craigslist.org
Cluttered but chock-full site that permits free posting of all sorts of classified ads, with a category clearly noted as "volunteers."  Click on your city of choice from the growing list - now adding Canada and the UK, too.


Internships4You
http://www.internships4you.com/
Welcomes posting of paid and volunteer internships of all kinds; free to nonprofits.


Craigslist
http://montreal.craigslist.org/
Cluttered but chock-full site that permits free posting of all sorts of classified ads, with a category clearly noted as "volunteers."  This URL takes you to the Montreal page; click on for Toronto and Vancouver (more cities planned).


Get Involved!
http://www.getinvolved.ca/
A networking website that hooks up Canadian volunteers with not-for-profits in need.


Good Work!
http://www.planetfriendly.net/goodworksubmit.html
Post to a daily e-mailing to over 2,000 people seeking opportunities in environment, sustainable living, organics, food issues, peace and human rights.


The Interchange
http://www.theinterchange.ca/
Linking Christian volunteers and organizations in Canada and abroad.


VolWeb.ca
Created by 2010 Legacies Now to ensure thousands of experienced and enthusiastic event volunteers in time for the 2010 Olympic and http://volweb.ca



 Empowerment Magazine

Seeking Freelance Volunteer Writers and Photographers. The magazine

is a quarterly online and print mental health publication  dedicated to promoting overall wellness and resiliency for Greater Sacramento region.www.empowermentmagazine.org

Send your inspiring story, poem, artwork or photographs to contact@empowermentmagazine.org or call 916 222-7541.


One Brick
Brings volunteers together to support local non-profit organizations, with a twist:  after each volunteer event -- which typically lasts 3 to 4 hours -- volunteersare invited to gather at a local restaurant or café where they can get to know one another in a relaxed social setting.  Has chapters in NY, DC, Chicago, and SF, and is expanding.
http://www.onebrick.org/


PlanetVolunteer
A web site linking individuals looking to volunteer with non-profits in their area looking for help. Visitors search by area code.

http://www.planetfriendly.net/volunteer/


ServeNet
Focuses on volunteerism and community service, including a place to post volunteer opportunities.
http://www.servenet.org


SmartVolunteer

SmartVolunteer is a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to matching skilled professionals with volunteer opportunities at nonprofits and charities.  Our database of volunteers and nonprofits is growing each day.  Registering with us will ensure maximum exposure. www.smartvolunteer.org


Volunteer Match
The largest online database of volunteer opportunities, both on site and virtual, sponsored by Impact Online. VolunteerMatch is forming partnerships with other Web portals and therefore registering with VolunteerMatch assures that you are, in effect, "cross-posted" on many other sites. However, VolunteerMatch only accepts U.S. opportunities.

http://www.volunteermatch.org 


Volunteer Solutions
Portal helping local Volunteer Centers connect individuals to volunteer opportunities in their communities. Users first find the database for their zip code and then are taken to where they can register (or search) volunteer opportunities locally.

http://www.volunteersolutions.org

On Your Feet Project
http://www.oyfp.org/
To engage young adults in community service and activism by educating them about diverse nonprofit organizations and creating opportunities for direct community involvement.  Chapters in New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston.


Single Volunteers
www.singlevolunteers.org
Each local group has a Website and encourages postings from agencies.


Meetup
Innovative site that assists in "organizing local gatherings about anything, anywhere." This free service already has community volunteer topics listed and would be an approach to test if you are seeking people with very special interests.  Also enable "volunteerists" to get together to plan community service projects (
http://volunteerism.meetup.com).


Nerd World 
May sound like a joke, but this site for the self-proclaimed "nerdly lifestyle" lists hundreds of volunteer opportunities.

http://www.nerdworld.com/nw721.html


Opportunities in the USA (general)
In addition to the sites below, check out your local volunteer center's Web site as many have now started online directories of opportunities in their local area.


 ResponseNet
http://www.responsenet.org/


India: iVolunteer
www.iVolunteer.org.in

Opportunities in Mexico
Hacesfalta.org.mx
http://www.hacesfalta.org.mx/index2.htm

Tanzania

Desire of Ages Volunteer Network
 
http://www.ncc.kabissa.org/