Making the time is one of the biggest barriers to volunteering. Micro-volunteering offers volunteers the opportunity to under-take bite size activities, often from home, or online, in a way that also works for the cause they support. It can be an excellent opportunity to recruit and manage volunteers, including for fundraising and digital.
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Micro-volunteering is any activity that can be undertaken for short periods and, if it's online, from anywhere. It can be used by any charity and it:
But these don't have to be online, or on an ongoing basis:
Professionals, particularly those with young families, may really like you, but simply be too busy to give you the time, so micro-volunteering can be perfect for them. Opportunities might range from:
For ideas on keeping volunteers engaged, read Sarah Swaysland's blog.
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