Thursday, February 12, 2009

Volunteering Ranging from One-Day to Long-Term Commitments

The February 12th Wall Street Journal had an article by Jane Hodges titled "A Virtual Matchmaker for Volunteers."

The article raised an interesting point: Some people would be happy to volunteer for a one-time project even though these same people might not be willing or able to volunteer for a long-term commitment.

How to find out about one-day or short-term volunteer opportunities? Hodges tested several free online services. Here are the ones she tested:

USA Service

She also mentioned that many organizations that need short-term assistance are indexed at the governmental program

If you're looking for a one-day or short-term volunteer commitment, consider checking out the sites tested by Hodges. You may find just the right volunteer opportunity for you.

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