While practicing social distancing is crucial for the health of our communities, there are plenty of ways to safely volunteer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more about virtual volunteering opportunities!

Web-based volunteering is the perfect way to help out while self-quarantining. All you need is a web-enabled device like a computer or smartphone and internet connection, and you can help out with activities like:

  • Transcribing or Translating
  • Contribute to Scientific Research
  • Play Video Games
  • Creative Content

Remote volunteer opportunities are ones you can do from anywhere, without needing a computer.

  • Wellness Check Calls
  • Making or Assembling Goods
  • Writing Cards and Support Letters

Self Guided 
Social distancing doesn’t mean that you have to stay at home though, there are plenty of opportunities you can do while out-and-about solo.

  • Beautification and Clean Ups
  • Non-Contact Delivery

While financial contributions are always needed by organizations, here are some things you can donate that you may already have!

  • Give Blood
  • Donate Food to Pantries
  • Loan Some Computing Power
  • Donate Your Time By Tutoring

Mutual Aid 
Mutual aid is a term that really just means neighbor-to-neighbor help - big or small.

Read the full article about volunteering while social distancing from Golden at Charity Navigator.