Articles / Press Releases
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In The Same Time Frame
There’s some fascinating time related factoids out there. We pondered as to what could be done within the same time frame that these factoids are referring to. Published May, 2016.
Microvolunteering: A Digital Strategy For The Future
Our response to the UK Government call-out for ideas to take their digital revolution strategy to the next level. Published March, 2016.
Is Microvolunteering Changing The Way We Volunteer?
Microvolunteering can be participated on demand, via smartphones, and from your own bedroom – it’s no wonder the concept is challenging our preconceived ideas of how we volunteer. Published July, 2015.
Bite-sized Benevolence by Businesses – A new Trend Emerging?
Some businesses seem to be shifting towards engaging their employees in unskilled microvolunteering actions as part of their CSR program. We document this trend. Published April, 2015.
Help Humanize Hospital Health
Can microvolunteering be integrated into the hospital environment? Our guest author calls for nonprofits and the health sector to collaborate for compassion. Published January, 2015.
Microvolunteering: A Different Perspective?
Nonprofits, businesses and academia all seem to be embracing the microvolunteering concept in slightly unexpected ways. Published November, 2013
Microvolunteering: Relabelling and Diversifying?
Are the goalposts of microvolunteering expanding to cover offline, bite-sized, no commitment tasks? Our research seems to have uncovered a new trend. Published October, 2013.
History of Microvolunteering
We’ve seen a few inaccuracies out there concerning the history of microvolunteering. This article hopefully rights those wrongs! Published August, 2013.
Resistance is Futile!
Lists down the various reasons that we’ve encountered from nonprofits, for rejecting / not embracing the microvolunteering concept. Published May, 2013.
What Makes A Good Microvolunteering Action
Provides brief pointers for charities / non-profits aiming to create a microvolunteering action that’s attractive to skilled / professional volunteers. Published April, 2013
Introducing Microvolunteering to the Developing World
Presents a few arguments to support the idea that microvolunteering, as an increasingly popular form of volunteering, can and should be used for helping developing countries. Published March, 2013.
Microvolunteering: A Mindshift?
Notes down who’s using, promoting and discussing microvolunteering and the possible mindshift in it’s uptake. Published February, 2013.
How Microvolunteering Has Changed the World
From Aesop’s fables to turning the tables on traditional volunteering. Published November, 2012
Microvolunteering: Location, Location, Location!
Explores the many ways and places where microvolunteering can be participated in. Published August, 2012
Summer Holiday Microvolunteering for Kids
How to keep the kids amused this summer with the top 10 ideas for microvolunteering that are sure to keep your kids from getting too bored. Published August, 2012
Microvolunteering: Blossoming and Blooming
Provides a snapshot of all the microvolunteering initatives – current and those bubbling under the surface. Published June, 2012.
Are Microvolunteering Initiatives Harvesting Volunteer Information?
Examines the modus operandi of various microvolunteering initiatives and how they tackle the privacy of a volunteer’s personal information. Published December, 2011.
Microvolunteering and the Future
A look-see into the crystal ball to speculate on what might be just around the corner for how microvolunteers might be able to help non-profits using today’s and tomorrow’s technology. Published August, 2011
Microvolunteering: Quickies, Quandaries and Questions
Long-ish article on history, definitions, impact, pros and cons and volunteer retention within the microvolunteering arena. Current as of November, 2010.
Microvolunteering – Changing The World In Just Your Pyjamas
Intro to micro volunteering, outlining it’s pros and cons. Published January, 2010