Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Volunteering Opportunities- Where to Start?

by Susan Maughan- Stake Humanitarian Leader

If you want to volunteer your service, but are not really sure where, herea are some links to get you on your way! is a national database of volunteer opportunities. Put in your zip code and the number of miles you're willing to travel. Narrow your search based on the programs that interest you. Choose a country and limit your search based on the type or work and length of job. Some projects require registration fees that can range from $200 to over $2000. Offers volunteer opportunities for people 55 and over. This organization will connect you to long-term service projects, from disaster relief to homelessness. Create a user profile and apply for opportunities that interest you. Charity Guide presents service projects that are entirely flexible and immediately actionable. You can volunteer whenever you want, from wherever you want, in as few as 15 minutes.