Where to post volunteer opportunities - Rosterfy

Rosterfy have pulled together a list of the best volunteer recruitment websites to help you recruit for your nonprofit, event or organization.

New to volunteering? It can be an overwhelming experience trying to find the best place to start when it comes to selecting the right event and/or cause to volunteer with. That’s why organizations need to make sure that their volunteer opportunities are unique, engaging and most importantly, easy to find. 

8 places to find volunteer opportunities

We have put together some of the best volunteer recruitment websites, which can be used by events, not for profits and charities to ensure their volunteer opportunities are fulfilled. 

  1. Volunteer Match: Thousands of non profits use Volunteer Match to promote their volunteer opportunities, allowing volunteers to filter and search by location and roles available. Volunteer Match does have a free version as well as a premium version for $99 annually which provides opportunities to boost your listing. 
  2. Idealist.org: It’s free to post volunteer opportunities on Idealist.org. Volunteers can tailor their search based on their location, availability and/or skills, connecting them to the best volunteer opportunities available.
  3. Vollie: A site dedicated to virtual volunteering opportunities, Vollie is a great way to find places to give your time from home. While it is hosted in Australia, volunteers from all over the world can apply for roles. 
  4. Catchafire lists global online volunteer opportunities
  5. Jobs Board: Organizations like SEEK and Indeed allow you to post volunteer opportunities, where similar to Idealist and Volunteer Match you can search based on location, role and/or skills.
  6. Company Website: Set up a dedicated page on your company website reserved for information specific to your volunteers including opportunities available and how to start volunteering with your organization. 
  7. Volunteer Portal: Platforms like Rosterfy can be utilized to allow volunteers to set up their own unique volunteer portal, making it easy for administrators to post volunteer opportunities specific to a certain geographic location or skill set, making it really simple for volunteers to find the best opportunities to engage with. 
  8. Social media: Many organisations post volunteer opportunities,(especially last-minute or urgent calls to help) on their social media pages. So follow some organisations you are interested in getting involved with and keep an eye out.

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