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Online / Virtual Volunteering

Online, or virtual, volunteerism provides a whole new venue for the giving of one's time. Whether the volunteer goes the web route because it fits better with their personal/ professional lifestyle, is a natural fit with the task at hand (this is especially true for writing or technology projects), or due to accessibility barriers like physical mobility or lack of transportation, online/virtual volunteerism can be a low-cost method for leveraging community engagement.

Here's some information on how to set up and manage online/virtual volunteerism opportunities, including working with tech volunteers; note that many of the best sources come from Jayne Cravens and Coyote Communications: