About this list of Volunteering communities
Explore a diverse range of online volunteer communities that offer a rewarding avenue for individuals passionate about making a difference. These virtual spaces unite like-minded volunteers from across the globe, fostering collaboration, learning, and collective impact. From environmental conservation and humanitarian aid to education and healthcare initiatives, these communities cater to a plethora of causes. Whether you're a seasoned volunteer seeking to share expertise or a newcomer looking to contribute your time, there's a community tailored for you. The variations are abundant, spanning from casual groups that focus on micro-volunteering to intensive platforms coordinating complex, long-term projects. Some communities emphasize skill-based volunteering, where professionals can lend their expertise, while others provide opportunities for on-the-ground, hands-on involvement. Joining these communities not only empowers you to create positive change but also connects you with a network of individuals driven by a shared purpose.
Online Communities for Volunteers17
Action for M.E.Action for M.E. is dedicated to offering support to people living with M.E. With three friendly forums, and a nationwide services directory, you can be sure friendship, support and information are never far away.ForumNewsletterPaid
on discordHeartSupport is a safe place to tell it like it is. No matter what you’ve done or what’s been done to you, you can anonymously make a post, join a chat, or talk with someone and be honest about the state of your mental health. Mental Health Community - Safe Space - Online Groups - Volunteering - Resources - You're loved!
Women and Climate
on slackWomen and Climate is a joyful and safe space for more women to learn and talk about climate. Volunteers play a vital role in this community! Whether you’d like to help out with a one-time task or take on an ongoing role, all community needs are in the volunteer channel in the slack group.ChatNewsletter
Volunteering Development Platform (VODPLA)The Volunteering Development Platform (VODPLA) is a direct response to the requests, requirements and needs of the national Red Cross Societies in America. The forums are a virtual space to help build a strong community of Red Cross and Red Crescent Volunteers by fostering discussion and sharing best practices around the COVID-19 emergency response. This approach enables in-depth discussion and experiences sharing on specific topics, while at the same time guaranteeing the monitoring of the contents of the discussion and documents posted through thematic moderators.ForumNewsletter
Diabetes UKDiabetes UK online communities let you chat, find support and discuss issues with other supporters, as well as discover more about the campaigns, information and activities of the group.ForumNewsletter
on redditIn this subreddit, you can share volunteering experiences or attempts to volunteer (unpaid work for a cause). Share opportunities for others. Ask questions or for advice on recruiting, engaging & supporting volunteers, or about policies or safety for volunteers & those they serve. Discuss volunteerism ethics.
on redditThis subreddit is dedicated to support volunteers who wish to defend Ukraine. Slava Ukraini!
Japanese Language Volunteer in Nagoya
on discordThis is a server for Japanese language learners and Japanese native speakers who are willing to help them with Japanese. JLVN is a voluntary group to help people learn Japanese language. Has several volunteers who are certified as a Japanese language teacher and are grateful to help learners.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Volunteers
on linkedinThis group is a resource and networking opportunity for volunteers participating in the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program assisting low income and senior taxpayers nationwide. All site coordinators and volunteers are welcome to join and share insights, tips, and frustrations.
Boy Scouts of America Adult Volunteers
on linkedinA group for any of the thousands of volunteer leaders involved in the Scouting program. Everything from unit leaders to committee chairs, committee members, merit badge counselors, chartered organization representatives, commissioners, district and council-level volunteers.
Volunteer Abroad For Free
on facebookThis group is dedicated to finding free volunteer opportunities around the world. Helps volunteers around the world connect with different organizations that provide free food and accommodation.
United Nations Volunteer (UNV)
on facebookThe purpose of this group is to share information and knowledge among those who are interested in serving as a UN Volunteer and currently serving/former UNVs. You can exchange information related to UN Volunteers and volunteerism such as the tips to become a UNV, life in duty stations, challenges, etc.
Volunteer projects abroad
on quoraThis Quora space is created in order to spread and share information about volunteer exchanges. It is for future participants to find opportunities and for organizations to share their open calls with the multicultural community of young and senior volunteers.
Movement Voter Project (MVP)
on slackMVP works to strengthen progressive power at all levels of government by helping donors – big and small – support the best and most promising local community-based organizations in key states, with a focus on youth and communities of color. The Volunteer Slack Community is the “Virtual Campaign Office” where MVP volunteers can get updates, connect, get support, and contact staff quickly & easily.Chat
Effective Altruism ForumA platform where people interested in effective altruism can discuss ideas, share research, engage in debates, and collaborate on projects related to effective altruism. The forum is known for hosting discussions on a wide range of topics, from global priorities research and ethical considerations to practical strategies for making a difference. It also discusses volunteering and tips for how to volunteer or manage volunteers.Forum
on discordThe premier free homework help community! Receive free homework help and/or volunteer to tutor others. There are 50+ certified tutors are prepared to help with any assignment, and prioritize your learning over anything else.
Slavic Volunteer WW2 Chat
on telegramThis is a chat group for Slavic volunteers. No political discussions allowed here.