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Feb 6th, 2019

Nonprofits Are Stronger Because of Skills-Based Volunteers.

Volunteer relationships and impact are priceless.

Jamie Badia
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It might feel like second nature to volunteer your skills on a 1-hour phone consultation or short-term project for a nonprofit, but the contribution you’re making is anything but small. In reality, these engagements set organizations up to be more effective and sustainable, ultimately bringing more positive change into the communities we live in, visit, and support. And better yet, the relationships forged (built on shared values and passions) can last a lifetime.

When we hear testimonials like the ones from Jake, Lucia, Karen, and Solome, we often ask what would our communities look like if volunteering were commonplace?

At Catchafire, we’re committed to connecting social good organizations with skill-based volunteers, ultimately enabling them to better deliver on their mission while our network of virtual volunteers take on short-term projects. See below to learn more about the organizations featured in the video, and apply for their open opportunities on Catchafire.

  • Anxiety in Teens helps youth with mental health issues and their families get information, inspiration, and community through online presence and offline events featuring education, refuge, and connection.
  • Asian Pacific Environment Network (APEN) promotes the right of every person to a clean and healthy environment in which their communities can live, work, learn, play, and thrive. Their work focuses on the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
  • International Rescue Committee of Northern California provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America.
  • JUMA Ventures strives to break the cycle of poverty by paving the way to work, education, and financial capability for youth across America.

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