During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to learn from one another, to grow, and to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.

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In the News

April 4, 2019 - Volunteering for a Day While on Vacation: Eight Ways to Find Opportunities (Frommer's)This link opens in a new window
The travel guide experts share resources to help you find one-day volunteer opportunities for your next vacation.

April 3, 2019 - Okta launches Apps for Good to bring social impact tools to every business (The Argus-Press)This link opens in a new window
Learn how Okta's new Apps for Good ecosystem is making it easier for their employees and partners to get involved in their communities with social good apps, like VolunteerMatch.

February 28, 2019 - 6 ways college grads can find their first job faster (CNBC)This link opens in a new window
How VolunteerMatch can help recent grads land a job and other tips from a career expert at TopResume.

January 22, 2019 - Three questions often give people pause when they want to volunteer. Here are the answers. (CNN)This link opens in a new window
Learn how these three volunteers cast away self-doubt and stepped up to provide critical disaster relief and recovery support.

December 18, 2018 - VolunteerMatch.org Connects Millions of Passionate People With Good Causes and Each Other (DatingNewThis link opens in a new window
VolunteerMatch connects good people with good causes in their community. But it can also connect you with people who share similar interests & values.

December 15, 2018 - How helping people affects your brain (Healthline)This link opens in a new window
Studies show time and time again that it's physically better for us to give than to receive.

November 7, 2018 - Don’t give up the fight: Post-election activism is self-care, too (Salon)This link opens in a new window
Research shows taking action eases stress, keeps you from feeling alone in this fall-out, and make you happier

August 24, 2018 - Free hostel stays for travelers who volunteer to do good on their vacation (Los Angeles Times)This link opens in a new window
Traveling for a volunteer project? You may be eligible for a free hostel stay thanks to Hostelling International USA's Great Hostel Give Back.

July 18, 2018 - 3 Amazing Perks Retirees Can Get at Their Volunteer Jobs (Money Magazine)This link opens in a new window
If you need some inspiration, VolunteerMatch makes it easy to search more than 100,000 volunteer opportunities across 29 different categories

July 17, 2018 - How to Volunteer Yourself Into a New Job (U.S. News & World Report)This link opens in a new window
Skills-based volunteering builds and demonstrates your abilities to collaborate and communicate, show initiative, solve problems and provide leadership.

Press Releases

November 5, 2018 - SmartSimple Connects the Web’s Largest Network of Volunteer Opportunities With Its CSR SolutionsThis link opens in a new window
VolunteerMatch and SmartSimple, a global leader of all-in-one CSR and grants management software, announce a partnership that will make it easier for companies to scale their employee volunteer programs.

August 15, 2018 - VolunteerMatch And Verified Volunteers Join ForcesThis link opens in a new window
Our strategic partnership brings comprehensive background screening to more than 120,000 organizations & millions of volunteers.

April 25, 2018 - VolunteerMatch Celebrates 20 Years of Connecting Good People With Good CausesThis link opens in a new window
VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, reached an exciting milestone today: 20 years of connecting good people with good causes.

January 16, 2018 - VolunteerMatch and Forward It On Partner to Bring Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities to EmployeesThis link opens in a new window
VolunteerMatch and Forward It On announce a partnership to engage companies and their employees to drive social change through volunteerism.

September 14, 2017 - UnitedHealthcare Study Finds Americans Who Volunteer Feel Healthier and Happier (Business Wire)This link opens in a new window
Latest study affirms findings that volunteering may benefit everyone including individuals, communities and employers.

April 20, 2017 - A New Vision for Corporate Community Engagement in the Digital AgeThis link opens in a new window
For more than a decade, leading companies have been investing in making their community engagement programs more strategic. This is why so few have succeeded — until now.

February 2, 2017 - VolunteerMatch’s Site Traffic Hits All-Time High Post-InaugurationThis link opens in a new window
January 21-27, 2017, marks the volunteer engagement website’s busiest week in its 19-year history.

November 4, 2016 - VolunteerMatch Recognizes Eight Companies and Organizations for Exemplary Volunteer ProgramsThis link opens in a new window
Last week, VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, recognized eight companies and organizations for their transformational work related to volunteerism and cross-sector collaboration at an awards ceremony.

August 24, 2016 - VolunteerMatch and Bright Funds Partner to Help Corporate Employees Find their Perfect CauseThis link opens in a new window
VolunteerMatch and Bright Funds, the company that connects everyday donors and companies to causes they care about, announce their partnership, which will make it easy for employees and donors to find volunteer opportunities they're passionate about.

July 26, 2016 - VolunteerMatch Names Finalists for 2016 Employee Volunteer Program of the YearThis link opens in a new window
VolunteerMatch announced the finalists for its annual Employee Volunteer Program of the Year Award. This award honors companies for exemplary employee volunteer programs during the previous calendar year.


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