Looking to serve and make a difference in our more virtually focused world? Use this page to discover virtual volunteer opportunities to aid the local and global community.

Alachua County
Community Resource Portal

Provides opportunities for organizations and individuals to help our local community during this time. Keep up to date on the needs of Gainesville community members, and sign up to help.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross always has needs for volunteers to act as digital advocates. Volunteers can help generate donations to the Red Cross while shopping for themselves online or by setting up online fundraisers. Volunteers can also help spread awareness by re-post their social media content.

Be My Eyes

A free mobile app with one main goal: to make the world more accessible for blind and low-vision people. The app connects blind and low-vision individuals with sighted volunteers from all over the world through a live video call.

Foster Florida

Foster Florida was created our of a passion to bring awareness about the need for strong families to step into foster care, and the need for them to be supported. For the ones neglected, the ones forgotten, the ones in need, we must step up. Foster Florida meet the needs of local foster families by providing four pillars of support: meals, prayer, financial support, and childcare.

Mastery Learning Hour

Mastery Learning Hour provides on-demand free math tutoring for K-12th grade children. It is led by volunteer students and STEM professionals trained in innovative teaching strategies to help kids love and excel in math.

National Map Corps (TNM Corps)

Part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Nation Maps Corps asks citizen volunteers to collect data on structures and use it to add new features, remove obsolete points, and correct data for The National Map database.

Digital Volunteer

Become a Smithsonian Digital Volunteer and help transcribe historical documents and data to make it more accessible.

TED Translators

A global community of volunteers who subtitle TED Talks and enable the inspiring ideas in them to crisscross languages and borders. Bring TED into your language.

United Nations

Make a global difference. Help with writing and editing, translation, technology services, research, and advocacy, to name a few, and there is a variety of short and longer-term opportunities.

Please Note: The following is a list of external sites whose organizations offer individuals volunteer opportunities. It an attempt to get this information to you, our students, as quickly as possible, the University has not had time to visit these external sites or investigate the background of their parent organizations. The University does not endorse or approve of any of the products, services, service opportunities, or opinions of the organizations whose external links are included below. The University bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the included external sites or for that of any subsequent links including within those external sites.