How to develop a microvolunteering action: a guide for charities and nonprofits

Document type
Guidance
Corporate author(s)
Help From Home
Publisher
Help From Home
Date of publication
1 January 2013
Subject(s)
Community Development and Regeneration
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This document provides a guide for charities and third sector organisations on developing microvolunteering actions. Microvolunteering is defined in various ways by various organisations but can be summarised as: small, quick, low commitment actions that benefit a given cause. Microvolunteering embraces other forms of volunteering such as mobile volunteering (exclusively via smartphones), virtual or online volunteering (exclusively via the internet) and traditional volunteering (mostly associated with offline volunteering and in this context, tasks that can be completed in a small amount of time). This guide concentrates on the microvolunteer action types that Help From Home promotes.

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