Online volunteers needed for disaster response efforts
24 February 2005
Hong Kong: Global Hand is seeking online volunteers to assist their disaster response efforts. Volunteers will be asked to undertake research in the following areas: Organizations receiving goods, agencies requesting goods, humanitarian aid-related news stories, freight companies, etc.
An initiative of Crossroads International, Global Hand facilitates the movement of goods from developed countries to poor countries for humanitarian purposes. It is also “an online brokerage for humanitarian/charitable organizations, companies, freight specialists, etc.”
They are currently in need of five online volunteers to work for approximately four weeks. The organization does not have any volunteering opportunities in the affected countries.