Volunteer Opportunities to Battle COVID-19

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One bright spot during the COVID-19 pandemic is how it has brought people together as they explore ways to help each other.  Here are some opportunities that allow those you to help make a difference even as you shelter in place to flatten the curve.

VolunteerMatch | Virtual Opportunities (276,617 volunteers needed)

VolunteerMatch features virtual and on-site volunteer opportunities to aid communities impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Thousands of volunteers like you are needed daily. Check back often to find ways you can help during these difficult times.

RAM | Staff COVID-19 drive-through testing sites

Remote Area Medical is collaborating with national organizations to staff COVID-19 drive-through testing sites with administrative, non-clinical volunteers.

There is an immediate need for volunteers willing to help perform initial eligibility screening, check IDs, confirm appointments, obtain patient consent, assemble specimen kits, assist with registration, deliver kits to vehicles, assist volunteers as they don and doff personal protective equipment (PPE), and direct traffic.

Verdict Medical Devices | Volunteer lab network

The Covid-19 Volunteer Testing Network, started by Systems Biology Laboratory (SBL) founder and serial entrepreneur Mike Fischer, will help small laboratories convert to run antigen testing and identify Covid-19 cases among local healthcare workers.


RXRVolunteer.com | Needs Skilled Professionals Who Want To Help!

Are you a skilled professional that wants to help individuals, Non-Profits and Small Businesses affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Welcome to RXRVolunteer.com, a platform to help connect local non-profits and small businesses affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) with volunteers from the RXR community of employees, tenants, vendors, partners, and investors and friends.

Small businesses need your help! Please submit out our volunteer questionnaire, which will allow us to match you with an individual, non-profit or small businesses that needs your specific skill set through this crisis and beyond.

Catchafire.org | Help Lift Up Critical At-Risk Nonprofits

All nonprofits have been affected by COVID-19. Help lift up critical, at-risk missions. Support nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 by helping them adjust how they operate and serve their communities during this critical time

What kind of skills are nonprofits looking for?

Nonprofits need the same talent and skills as any other business. They’re looking for marketing volunteers, finance volunteers, operations volunteers, business strategy volunteers, management volunteers, technology volunteers, design & media volunteers, and more.


UN Volunteers | COVID-19 Online Volunteer Response

UN Volunteers has a collection of ways to volunteer online to make a difference against COVID-19. They are in heavy need of translators right now. If you are bilingual please find several ways to help flatten the curve here.





Stay safe and remain strong in this turbulent time. And remember to check back on this article for updates as details of the above guidance and resources change.


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