25 Volunteer from Home Opportunities

March 23, 2020
Volunteer Hands

Social distancing doesn't have to stop your service! In fact, many non-profit and service organizations could use volunteers now more than ever. Here are some opportunities to serve from home compiled by Operation Warm.

Browse our list of 25 volunteer jobs to do from home. You may just find a fun volunteer project and find an easy way to help a good cause.

  1. Volunteer to be an Online Ambassador with Ark of Hope for Children.
  2. Volunteer to Translate with Translators without Borders.
  3. Give well-deserved Treats for Troops through Soldiers Angels Treats for Troops.
  4. Be an online emotional support person at 7 Cups.
  5. Help kids in need when you organize an online fundraiser for Operation Warm.
  6. Make a global difference with the United Nations.
  7. Lend your eyes to solve tasks for blind and low vision people. Visit Be My Eyes.
  8. Identify New York Wildlife, map our galaxy or assist researchers in many other ways with Zooniverse.
  9. Sew emotional support blankets for Binky Patrol.
  10. Proofread ebooks for Project Gutenberg.
  11. Track bird populations with eBird.
  12. Answer texts from people in crisis using active listening and collaborative problem solving with Crisis Text Line.
  13. Crochet or knit afghan squares that will help build blankets for both babies and adults. Send them to Warm Up America.
  14. Record audiobooks for Librivox.
  15. Transcribe historical documents for the Smithsonian.
  16. Send a card, letter or note once a week to someone undergoing chemotherapy. Apply at Chemo Angels.
  17. Share your voice and help drive innovation in voice technology through VocaliD.
  18. Test, evaluate or develop elements of the National Park Service's online presence.
  19. Raise money in a virtual world with The American Cancer Society and Second Life.
  20. Train others in technology to help overcome poverty with Right Here at Home.
  21. Share social media posts and important announcements for Operation Warm. Email Mary Ann.
  22. Help Harvard researchers learn the best ways to break down stereotypes by taking tests with Project Implicit.
  23. Look at satellite images of storm and help researchers predict cyclone behavior with Cyclone Center.