Action Without Borders (Idealist)
Offers a database that allows nonprofits to list their volunteer opportunities throughout the world. http://www.idealist.org
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:
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
A website listing volunteer work in social work and health care for Germany. The user can add offers and requests for free.
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.
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
Supports internationally-focused NGOs through donations and volunteer time. Qualified organizations may register opportunities at:
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/
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
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.
A site promoting quality university semester break experiences.
Jobs and volunteer opportunities "where others only visit," such as parks and environmental projects.
Focused on connecting students to local organizations. Still in start-up mode as of mid 2009.
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.
Opportunities to volunteer through a variety of government agencies (see list at
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.