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Making a Big Difference with Microvolunteering

Microvolunteering is an especially creative and ingenious way to turn even idle moments like commuting or waiting in line into an opportunity to help others and make a difference.

How to Post and Find Online Volunteering Opportunities


This week, we continue our Connecting for Change series with a post about how to find and post online volunteering opportunities.

How to Harness Online Volunteering To Provide Social Support for Vulnerable Newcomers


Together Project shares the story of how they continue to provide support to newcomers and refugees during the pandemic through online volunteering.

How To Get Started Working With Online Volunteers


Today we explore tips and recommendations to get started attracting, collaborating, and managing teams of online volunteers.

Connecting for Change: Are You Ready to Be an Online Volunteer?


Today, we continue to explore the fascinating world of online volunteering with a series of guiding questions designed to help you learn more about what makes a good online volunteer.

Connecting for Change: An Online Volunteering Series


Now that social distancing and lockdown measures have fundamentally changed the way we meet, work, and travel, many volunteers are finding creative ways to continue providing support by relying on technology to keep connections (and commitments) alive.

6 Best Online Training Tools for Nonprofits in 2020

A Learning Management System (LMS), aka online training software or e-learning authoring tool, is a must have for nonprofits of all sizes. It offers great convenience and efficiency in training, and it’s steadily becoming more affordable. Although in-person employee training will never become obsolete, new technology has allowed us to not only improve training, but to perfect it.

COVID 19: How Nonprofits Can Foster Digital Resilience


Digital resilience is commonly associated with the protection of one’s online security. As nonprofits, however, our resilience extends much further than technology. This means that, now more than ever, digital skills play a crucial role in strengthening community-building and advancing digital rights and equity.

COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Facilitate Inclusive Online Gatherings

In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way we work, learn, and meet. As more and more of us make the switch to remote work, some fundamental questions remain: what does it take to run a successful online meeting? How can we make sure that digital facilitation remains inclusive? And can offline gatherings truly go virtual? In today’s post, we will walk you through the principles and best practices of effective online facilitation. 

COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Establish Effective Telecommuting Practices

Many workplaces are either encouraging or mandating that employees work from home in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus as well as to protect those who are most vulnerable to contagion. Here at TechSoup Canada, we’ve put together a preliminary round up of recommendations and resources to help support the nonprofit sector during this important transition.