The Insurance Industry Charity Foundation (IICF) invites insurance staff to volunteer for their community non-profit organizations during the annual week to provide (October 1
With many personal projects interrupted this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IICF lists many ways to safely influence the communities in which we live and work.
Some of the proposed activities include:
AARP Create the Good: Search AARP's virtual volunteer database here for an opportunity in your community.
American Red Cross
– Missing map program
– Blood donation
Hire heroes USA: Help veterans with mock interviews, career coaching at a distance.
Homemade PPE masks: For healthcare professionals, homeless programs / protection, etc. Many opportunities are listed on VolunteerMatch.com. Smithsonian Institute: volunteer by transcribing historical documents.
Trace bird populations and migration patterns.
Trevor project: Trevor Chat / TrevorText volunteers are trained to respond to instant messages or texts online from young people struggling with issues such as getting out, LGBTQ identity, depression and suicide.
UN: Apply to volunteer at the UN.
UPchieve: Was a virtual academic coach for at-risk students.
Virtual Tutorial – Provide tutoring services and support for high school students in statistics and government courses through virtual Microsoft TEAMS and Zoom platforms.
Write letter to service members:
– Operation Gratitude
– One million thanks
Read more about IICF volunteer work under COVID-19 here.
The IICF also offers opportunities for volunteer work throughout the year. It has hosted Week of Giving since 1998, generating over 300,000 hours of volunteer service and contributing $ 40 million in community grants since its founding in 1994.