Make a world of difference. Volunteer with us
In 1991, Human Appeal was founded by two volunteers inside a small apartment. Today, our work spans the globe, and we’d love for you to be a part of our incredible legacy!
As a Human Appeal volunteer, you’ll have exciting opportunities to make a difference while building transferable skills. Whether you’d like to rise to our Challenges, take part in our community events, or deliver aid in humanitarian hotspots, there are so many ways you can get involved.Apply to volunteer
We value, respect, and appreciate our volunteers, and we want to support their growth and happiness. So, when you volunteer, you’ll receive:
Training - A comprehensive onboarding, volunteering handbook and code of conduct, and we’ll help you foster new, transferable skills and attend beneficial training relevant to your position.
References - Once you’ve got to know your skillset - after you’ve participated in five activities – we’ll happily provide you with a reference.
Travel reimbursement - We’ll cover reasonable travel costs to activities in your local area. Offsites, seminars, meet ups and socials - Join our team-building days and get to know other volunteers and learn more about our charitable projects and the humanitarian sector in our educational seminars.Apply to volunteer
Interview prep - We’ll provide you with a mock interview and give you feedback to help you prepare for your future.
Resume review - When you apply for a job, send over your resume and we’ll provide you with feedback.
Leadership opportunities – With training and support from Human Appeal staff members you can progress to a leadership role and manage your own team of volunteers.
Flexibility - Depending on the position, you can volunteer as much or as little as you like, so that you can fit us in around your other commitments.
The minimum age to volunteer with us is 16 years old. We do not have an upper age limit for volunteers.
Due to immigration laws, we only accept volunteers who have a registered address in the US.
Aside from our internships, which are usually a three to six-month arrangement, there is no minimum volunteering requirement unless otherwise stated. Our volunteering opportunities are very flexible, and it is up to you how much time you wish to give.
No, we encourage people from all walks of life with a variety of skills and experience to join our volunteer family. You just need the enthusiasm, energy, and drive to get involved and help those who are suffering in the world.
There are many ways that you can reach out to us. If you have any concerns or issues, you can contact your Regional Volunteer Officer. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, much of Human Appeal’s work is Zakat applicable. Our Zakat-applicable projects are sustainable and impactful, continuing to benefit people for years to come.
An email will be sent to you from the Volunteering Team, so please make sure you add (email@example.com) to your email address book.
Yes, before every event, we will provide a T-shirt for you to then keep as an ambassador of our organization.
Our admin fee is about ensuring that skilled people can safely deliver your donation and maximize its impact. To perform their duties successfully, charities need to charge an admin fee. Our staff is on the frontline every day in the world’s most hostile places, often putting their lives at risk. Our admin fee is about ensuring that expert hands safely deliver donations to those intended.
Once the funds are in Human Appeal’s bank account, donations are transferred from Human Appeal UK to the selected country of the specific project. From there, our local programs team or local partner team implements the project according to the delivery and budget.
Volunteers Code of Conduct
Volunteers are a vital and highly valued part of Human Appeal, and we aim to ensure their experience with us is enjoyable, meaningful, and rewarding.
The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to provide volunteers with clear guidelines regarding their standard of behavior, responsibilities, and best practices while fulfilling their role.Download PDF