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How The New Normal Expands and Localises to Hong Kong's Community | Skilled Volunteering Case Study

The Challenge The New Normal was originally founded in the UK in 2018 and was expanding into Hong Kong in 2022. Being in a completely new region and specialising in grief and mental health support, they recognise the urgent need to localise their services and marketing materials. With only 1 English-speaking staff, they were seeking […]

How ReSource the Counselling Centre Launched a New Initiative | Skilled Volunteering Case Study

The Challenge Identifying the need for counselling services within the medical and education industry, especially under the strain of COVID-19, ReSource the Counselling Centre hopes to gain insights and reach out to their beneficiaries in an effective, timely manner but are lacking the expertise, resources and manpower with just a team of 3. Our Solution […]

How Gay Games 11 Hosts Their First Volunteer-run Inclusive Event in Hong Kong | Skilled Volunteering Case Study

The Challenge It’s the very first time Gay Games 11 is being hosted in Hong Kong and they are in need of more than 1,500 volunteers to organise, run and manage operations on a daily basis. They require volunteers who are capable to take on management roles, with skills from tech, administration, design and more. Our […]

How CantoGather Built Capacity Across Various Departments | Skilled Volunteering Case Study

The Challenge Being a small-scale NGO, CantoGather’s core team mainly focuses on operations, strategic planning and educational program development. They identified various skill gaps across the organisation and are in need of manpower and resources to sustain and grow. Our Solution CantoGather recruited 19 volunteers who strongly supported their team from marketing, finance and website […]

How to Have a Great #1HourWith Your Mentor

Before your #1HourWith Mentorship Session, you're strongly encouraged to spend 1-2 minutes reading this checklist and top tips to maximise the opportunity. 📜 Before your session Do your homework. Google your mentor’s name and learn as much as you can about them Determine 2-3 core questions Find a quiet place with great internet connection and […]
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New Feature Launch: Announcing Project Templates & Volunteer Invitation

Attention: NGO & SE Partners! Our team was grinding in secret to make your dreams into reality — Meet your 2 new favourite features on our platform: 📝  Objectives and Project Templates 📩  Invite Volunteers to Projects We heard your feedback, and we have made big changes! We can't wait to tell you all about […]
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Make Your Volunteer Profile Discoverable For Nonprofits 👀

With a volunteer community of diverse and talented individuals (👋🏻 hi you!), we are making it easier for you to connect with incredible causes (and for nonprofits to connect with you too!). Get invited to projects that match with your skills (aka your superpowers ⚡️). Go to your Settings, complete your profile by filling in […]
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6 Best Email Practices to Keep Your Volunteers Excited and Wanting More

Did you know that Jimmy Carter is still building houses with Habitat for Humanity – And he has been doing this for over 25 years? That’s the kind of volunteer most organisations would go through great lengths to recruit, though they are hard to come by. This shows that when an individual truly believes in […]

4 Organisations Supporting Animal Welfare in Hong Kong

Are you an animal lover like us? While some animals are lucky to have found loving and caring owners, there are still many abandoned and stray animals living in harsh conditions on the streets of Hong Kong. According to The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), they are handling between 5,000-7,000 stray dogs annually, but […]

Where can Teens Under 18 Volunteer in Hong Kong?

If you’ve looked through volunteer opportunities in Hong Kong, you may have noticed that many of them require you to be over the age of 18. Being a secondary school student, we understand that it can feel discouraging (some of us have been through this as well) - Rest assured, there are definitely opportunities for […]

How to Get Started as a Skilled Volunteer

We hear you’re interested in donating your skills and time to a non-profit! While volunteering has obvious personal benefits and there are tons of projects available on our own matching platform, we know that going into your first volunteer position can be daunting.  But not to worry!  Here are a few tips on getting the […]

Top 4 Social Impact Podcasts in Hong Kong You Should Start Listening To

Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular ever since the pandemic, have you jumped on the bandwagon yet? Introducing podcasts that are based in Hong Kong, featuring captivating stories and sparking interests in for-impact initiatives, generating ideas on how we can better our lives individually and collectively! 1. #Impact Podcast The #Impact Podcast with host Regina Larko […]
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