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2013

Microvolunteering: A Mindshift?
Notes down who’s using, promoting and discussing microvolunteering and the possible mindshift in it’s uptake. Published February, 2013.

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2012

New Year, New Resolutions
A look forward to some of the bite-sized actions you could be doing in 2013 to make the world a better place. Published December, 2012

Microvolunteering: A Year in Review for 2012
Captures the past, present and future within the current state of the microvolunteering arena as of 2012. Published December, 2012.

How Microvolunteering Has Changed the World
From Aesop’s fables to turning the tables on traditional volunteering. Published November, 2012

Enabling Mass Community Engagement Through Microvolunteering
Provides pointers on how charities / nonprofits / volunteering involved organisations could engage the masses in philanthropic community engagement via microvolunteering. Published October, 2012

Microvolunteering: Benefits to Individuals
Discusses ways in which individuals can benefit from the many facets of the microvolunteering arena. Published October, 2012

Microvolunteering: Benefits to Charities and Nonprofits
Discusses ways in which charities can benefit from the many facets of the microvolunteering arena. Published October, 2012

Inspired By The Paralympics?
Suggests various initiatives in which abled and disabled people can help others achieve their potential. Published September, 2012

Microvolunteering: Location, Location, Location!
Explores the many ways and places where microvolunteering can be participated in. Published August, 2012

Increasing Digital Inclusion via Microvolunteering
Focuses on how senior citizens can become digitally included. 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

As rain keeps Britons indoors, charities seek boost in home-based “microvolunteering”
The UK experienced it’s wettest ever Summer in 2012. Article outlines how people can be meaningfully engaged during inclement weather. Published July, 2012

Microvolunteering: Blossoming and Blooming
Provides a snapshot of all the microvolunteering initatives - current and those bubbling under the surface.  Published June, 2012.

Microvolunteering via Smartphones
The Institute of Volunteering Research released it’s findings on doing some microvolunteering good through smartphones. Published June, 2012

Benefits of Arts and Crafts Microvolunteering Actions
Outlines the many ways in which arts and crafts can benefit  individuals, communities and societies. Published April, 2012.

Microvolunteering - A Snapshot Overview of Microvolunteering Participants
A survey attempting to discover the modus operandi / raison d’etre of actual microvolunteers themselves. Published January, 2012

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2011

Microvolunteering: A Year in Review for 2011
Captures the past, present and future within the current state of the microvolunteering arena as of 2011. Published December, 2011.

Volunteer Management in a Microvolunteering Environment
Provides answers to 5 main questions asked by a UK Volunteer Centre as part of a report for a European Study. Published December, 2011.

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.

The Rise of Microvolunteering
Explores the interest in the different implementations of microvolunteering, how nonprofits are engaging in the concept and touches on the potential future of microvolunteering. 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

Help From Home’s Response To UK Government’s Giving White Paper
Provides cherrypicked excerpts from the Paper and HFH’s response, demonstrating it is already delivering on the Government’s aims. Published June, 2011.

Microvolunteering: Evidence of Impact
Provides quantifiable and non-quantifiable evidence of impact by microvolunteering initiatives. Published May, 2011

How To Set Up A Microvolunteering Project
Free 40 page guide for charities and nonprofits to set up their own microvolunteering project. Published March, 2011.

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2010

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 and Crowd Sourcing
Bills itself as an article on the not so new trends in online / virtual volunteering. Published by Jayne Cravens of Coyote Communications. Current as of October, 2010.

Microvolunteering Initiatives - A General Overview Survey
A global survey of all the micro volunteering initiatives featured on Help From Home’s online and offline database. Conducted March 2010.

Microvolunteering - Changing The World In Just Your Pyjamas
Intro to micro volunteering, outlining it’s pros and cons.  Published January, 2010