Check out Sparked and AskU, two innovative micro-volunteering apps that match volunteers who want to help, with Not-for-Profit (NFP) organisations that need help. Ask U enables users to complete quick market research surveys, this in turn helps raise money for Australian charities with 10 cents per question answered donated to a cause. Sparked is a skilled-volunteering app, enabling volunteers to donate skills and time to assist international NFPs with a range of different projects and tasks. More charity apps are available for download from www.apps4change.org.au
If you have ever considered volunteering in Africa or other parts of the world, check out International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ). IVHQ provides safe, quality and extremely affordable volunteering programs in developing countries all over the world. Each year they place thousands of volunteers in programs abroad and have a wide range of volunteer travel opportunities.
The Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program, is an Australian Government initiative. The program offers a range of opportunities for the Australian community to share skills and foster linkages with people and organisations in developing countries: to make a difference as part of Australia's overseas aid program. Learn more.
AVID are hosting free information sessions in September 2014 across all major cities of Australia
Volunteering Solutions -VolSol - is an international volunteer placement match organisation. They find great volunteer work opportunities abroad for you and get you a volunteering placement in the organisation and destination you desire. With cross cultural set up in all their offices across the world, they have many people from different countries, cultures and ethnicities working for them to. Learn more
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