Virtual Volunteering

You can make a meaningful impact volunteering virtually from the comfort and safety of your home. You can provide admin support to nonprofits, tutor kids online, and more.

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Empower the most vulnerable of individuals in San Diego Coun... Learn More

VIRTUAL: Tech Ambassadors Virtual (Virtual) Ongoing

The Arc of San Diego serves adults and children with develop... Learn More

PATH San Diego is hosting a blanket drive between now and De... Learn More

Help build partnerships and grow Helping Hands Community's p... Learn More

VIRTUAL: Community Outreach & Partnerships Specialist Virtual (From Home) (Virtual) Ongoing

You can help spread the word about the amazing work PATH doe... Learn More

Have a topic that you are interested in studying, and would ... Learn More

Residents in Skilled Nursing Facilities have been particular... Learn More

VIRTUAL: Patient Advocacy Card Writing From Home (Virtual) Ongoing

Prior to the novel Coronavirus, the JFS Social Wellness Cent... Learn More

VIRTUAL: Social Wellness Friendly Match From Home (Virtual) Ongoing

Words Alive receives dozens of book recommendations from the... Learn More

VIRTUAL: Page Turners From Home (Virtual) Ongoing

These organizations could use your support. You will need to sign up with them directly:

Local Organizations

  • Father Joe's Villages

    • Father Joe's Villages provides everything you need to help them fundraise for our community’s most vulnerable neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic by posting to social media. 

  • Jewish Family Service

    • Sew cloth masks for JFS staff, volunteers, and clients. If you’re handy with a sewing machine, you can pick up kits with pre-cut cloth and elastics to create masks that help everyone on their campus stay safe. Email volunteer@jfssd.org to ask about receiving a kit.

  • Junior Achievement of San Diego County

    • This spring, many schools are closing and switching to online programming in response to COVID-19. Junior Achievement is dedicated to helping kids plan for the future and focus on their dreams by providing teachers and parents with free online resources. You can become a virtual JA volunteer by sharing a video about your career, teaching JA curriculum, or creating a video explaining a specific subject matter within finance.

  • Resounding Joy

    • Resounding Joy is recruiting musically talented volunteers to provide "Joyful Jingles" by calling isolated seniors and playing music for them over the phone or providing live music on their online platforms. They are also looking for volunteers to help facilitate the technical component of their Shine and Sing groups via Zoom. Sign up here to volunteer.

  • San Diego Habitat for Humanity

    • San Diego Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to help with data entry and research for their donation tracking database. 

  • San Diego River Park Foundation

    • SDRPF has a multitude of ideas of ways you can support their efforts to care for the San Diego River: building a bat house, helping with GIS mapping, editing videos, leaving them a review on Yelp, and more!

  • Serving Seniors

    • Many older adults would benefit from friendly connections during this deeply isolating time. The health impacts of loneliness are significant. Please consider writing letters, notes of encouragement or drawings. This can be a great at-home activity for youth and helps deepens intergenerational connections. Cheerful messages from all ages are encouraged! 

  • Solutions for Change

    • Solutions for Change is looking for volunteers to serve as Social Media Ambassadors and Fundriasing Champions. Learn more by downloading their Mobile App: Solutions Empowerment App

  • St. Paul's Senior Services

    • You can brighten a seniors' day by sending cards with encouraging messages, drawings, an inspirational message/story, puzzles, and more.

  • Words Alive

    • Words Alive prides itself on being volunteer-founded and volunteer-led. Help them empower families and children to build healthy reading habits by volunteering reviewing books, helping on their social meida squad, translating resources, and more. 

International Organizations