Dumbo Feather
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
News  |  Innovation

"The Extraordinaries" - Volunteering In An Instant!


Monday, 11th May 2009 at 5:06 pm
Staff Reporter
In an age of instant everything here's a new take on volunteering - via the mobile phone. A group in the US calling itself "The Extraordinaries" has developed what they describe as a new approach to volunteering.

Monday, 11th May 2009
at 5:06 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
"The Extraordinaries" - Volunteering In An Instant!
Monday, 11th May 2009 at 5:06 pm

In an age of instant everything here’s a new take on volunteering – via the mobile phone.

A group in the US calling itself "The Extraordinaries" has developed what they describe as a new approach to volunteering.

Their mission is to convert spare time into social good via a mobile phone application (which is still being fine tuned).

The Co-Founders of The Extraordinaries are Jacob Colker and Ben Rigby who say they have developed micro volunteering opportunities via an i-phone that can be done in just 20 minutes.

The App is set to deliver short, simple, and on-demand volunteer opportunities. According to their website these opportunities can involve volunteering to help Not for Profits translate information from English to helping NASA map craters on the surface of Mars!!!!

And while the Application is not yet available the developers have posted a ‘how it will work’ on Youtube. Check it out at youtube.com/theextraordinaries




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

 Print

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Retooling to win in the next decade

Janet Sernack

Tuesday, 20th August 2019 at 8:00 am

Infoxchange Introduces Employment Navigator

Staff Reporter

Monday, 3rd August 2009 at 3:50 pm

QUTs Centre for Philanthropy Launches Wiki

Staff Reporter

Monday, 20th October 2008 at 5:18 pm

Launch of PPF Website

Staff Reporter

Monday, 20th October 2008 at 3:38 pm

POPULAR

Report finds people with disability ‘aren’t getting a fair go’

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 4th September 2019 at 4:10 pm

Why waiting lists don’t tell the full story on social housing demand

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 4th September 2019 at 4:59 pm

Eight things you need to know about the future of legacy giving

Wendy Williams

Thursday, 12th September 2019 at 8:27 am

Dumbo Feather
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook
dumbofeather

Giveaway time! Simply enter your email for your chance to win a Limited Edition Gift Bundle from our friends at Dumbo Feather.

 Count me in 

You have Successfully Subscribed!