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Micro-volunteering

Recent term coined to describe volunteering done in small chunks of time, even in minutes. While micro-volunteering can be done in various ways, it most often is a sub-set of virtual volunteering and is done online or via smartphone.

How To Set Up A Microvolunteering Project, By the UK microvolunteering site, Help from Home, aimed at charities and nonprofits interested in exploring the world of microvolunteering. , 2011, pp. 42
Microvolunteering Events 2014 - Feedback & Details,

Mike Bright, founder of Help From Home in the UK, reports on a wide variety of microvolunteering events. 

, 2015, pp. 40
"Donate Your Brain!" Microvolunteering Project of Tech Soup
Great example of how to create and run a micro-volunteering project.
Help from Home

UK site encouraging micro-actions that can be done in your pyjamas.

Micro-volunteering section of ivo.org

Materials provided on ivo by Help from Home. Also, see the blog post: http://ivo.org/pengecom/posts/micro-volunteering. Search the ivo site for "microvolunteering" to read over a dozen posts from different bloggers.

Mobile Volunteering

Project of Orange (a UK telephone company).

Spots of Time

UK site devoted to off-line activities taking only a short while to serve others.

We Are What We Do

A UK-based site that "creates stuff that makes it easier for people to do small, good things everyday," which they call "actions."

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Last Updated: March 4, 2015