CATCHAFIRE FOR VOLUNTEERS

Turn your skills into something more

On Catchafire, your skills support nonprofits on the frontlines solving critical community issues. Build your resume and portfolio while directly supporting the causes you care about.
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We make volunteering easy

Choose from 24 different cause areas and 35 skill sets to find the right volunteer opportunity.

How it works

Volunteer for a one hour consultation call or long-term project. With over 150 project types, customize your support based on your skills and availability.
Browse
Browse
Explore projects posted by nonprofits based on your skills and causes you care about.
Apply
Apply
Submit your application and resume to let the nonprofit know you are interested.
Match
Match
When you and the organization decide it's a good fit, start working together!
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Some of the biggest draws of Catchafire was that you can make an impact from home, that there are so many remote opportunities to volunteer, and that there are so many varying project lengths...I really love working with the different nonprofit partners I’ve met through Catchafire. I’ve met some really cool people that I’m now still working with outside of Catchafire.

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Aja B.
Volunteer

There's something for everyone

HiW Volunteers - Calls
One-hour calls
Want to help but don’t have much time? One hour consultation calls allow you to immediately support a nonprofit with a specific question or need.
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Projects
Our projects (ranging from 5 to 50 hours) outline specific skill requirements, deliverables, and impact statements from the nonprofit so you know what you're signing up for and how your work will benefit others. Put your skills into practice by working on projects related to marketing, IT, and finance.
HiW Volunteers - Board Recruitment
Nonprofit board service
Leverage your professional skills, build your portfolio, and advance your career for the long run. We'll connect you to nonprofits looking for new board members, allowing you to have a deeper community impact.

Connections that make a difference

67K+

matches between volunteers and nonprofits

1.3M+

volunteer hours donated

$260M+

nonprofit value created
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I can find people who care about the same causes that I care about. We’re miles apart, but we still care about the same things, and it’s easier to connect with them. It’s almost like you’re building this foundation for them, and then the nonprofits get to build whatever they want over it. If I can contribute even a little bit to that effort, ensuring that my support amplifies their work, I will spend an extra hour of my time to help them.

Chetna B.
Volunteer

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