Bridging volunteering into thedigital ageThe challengeMany want to contribute back to society through volunteering but havetrouble finding information about where and how without pre-existingrelationships with NGOsOrganisations struggle to gain access to quality volunteers and have troubletracking the specific skills and performance of their volunteer baseThe impactTransforming the way volunteering happens by: aggregating information centrally, accessing real time and mobile volunteering information, making it social by connecting it with Facebook, and making it fun through badges and points.
How it worksDo Something Good is an onlineplatform that helps people find localvolunteering opportunities and gainpoints and badges for participating.Organisations can set up volunteeringopportunities and manageregistrations. They also have a tool tothat enables registering volunteersfrom their own web sites.
Organisation’s volunteeringopportunities are automaticallyaggregated in a single place
An examplevolunteeringopportunityVolunteering opportunitymap, date, and locationSee friends that haveregistered
For volunteers Easy registration Benefit from one-click registration to the site thanks to integration with Facebook. Volunteers can quickly begin registering for opportunities. Keep in touch See a stream of updates from organisations you have previously volunteered with on the front page.
For organisationsManageTrack volunteers for particular eventsCollect volunteer information when they sign upUpdate them with the latest changes and upcoming volunteeringControl the registration process – automatic or by approvalPubliciseOrganisation profile with all your volunteering eventsStream of your latest events into each user’s home pageAllow others to embed widgets showing your upcomingvolunteering opportunities onto their website
By the numbers 825 Volunteers 37 Volunteering opportunities online 25 Participating organisations
Development PhasesPhase 1 Kuala Lumpur May-AugPhase 2 Major cities in Malaysia, including Penang, Aug-Oct Johor Baru, Ipoh, Kota Kinabalu, KuchingPhase 3 Nationwide availability of volunteering Sept onwards opportunities, availability of the platform in Bahasa Malaysia
Meet the TeamYap Jin Rui Harinder Singh Yau Hui Min Gerald Yeong Kal Joffres(Team Leader) (Developer) (Coordinator) (Developer) (Advisor)A firm believer A former Hui Min is A former storage A socialin maximising security deeply involved specialist at movementhuman specialist and in Model Oracle and director atpotential currently a United Nations currently a web Tandemic andthrough digital and developer at socialpurposeful strategist at volunteering Newton Circus. enterpriseprogrammes. Social @ Ogilvy. outreach. investor at Tandemic Fund.
For more information contact:Yap Jin Ruijinrui@tandemic.com Ramli Ibrahim