Help from Home

home based microvolunteer actions that benefit so many worthy causes

Completed actions: 2224

CHANGE THE WORLD IN JUST YOUR PYJAMAS!

Skills 4 You

Use our microvolunteering actions to develop work based skills, whilst benefitting worthy causes!
Grab an Award Badge, depending on the number of hours you’ve volunteered!

Looks good on your CV where employers favour altruistic efforts!
It’s online, on demand and on your own terms!
Oh, and it’s all FREE to use!

Introduction
The what, whys and wherefores to attain your skills and Award Badge

Introduction
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ePortfolio
Provide evidence of your skills via your own free ePortfolio

ePortfolio
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Skills
Choose the skill you wish to attain, pick an action, make it happen!

Skills
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For Employers
Our scheme explained, for quality, assurance and your confidence

For Employers
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For Activity Co-ordinators
Looking for activities that enhance life skills? Look no further!

For Activity Co-ordinators
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Reasons To Participate (From Participants)

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“Disabled and housebound seeking to develop new or expand skills set”
Lorna E.

“Help others whilst developing my skills and confidence”
Joanna

“Expanding skills while recovering from an operation”
Logan T.

“University student, wanting to develop new skills and to volunteer in various activities”
Zoe M.

“I have no hobbies and i want to have a job (that is online)”
Sydney J.

“Both to develop new skills and help important projects!”
Analisa G.

“Seeking to develop new or expand skills set and help build profile for college”
Antonia

“Build CV whilst enjoying what I do (microvolunteer)”
Sivan H.



73% of employers would employ a candidate with volunteering experience over one without volunteering experience.

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94% of employees who volunteered to learn new skills had benefited either by getting their first job, or by being promoted.

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58% of employers say that voluntary work experience can actually be more valuable than experience gained in paid work.

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94% of employers believe that volunteering can add to skills, that could be suitable for the workplace environment


Research for Timebank, by Reed Executive 2005…….