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He Was Taking A Nap On The Ground When A Cheetah Appeared And Did Something Unexpected
Offbeat  (tags: South Africa, cheetah, sanctuary, volunteer, napping, unusual, incredible, experiences )

- 513 days ago -
Dolph Volker went to South Africa to work as a volunteer at Cheetah Experience, a sanctuary and breeding center for these incredibly fast, and sad to say, seriously endangered cats. A cheetah can go from zero to sixty in a mere three seconds, so you...
Free Transport Cycle Service for Elderly Shoppers Draws Accolades
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, society, Musashimurayama, elderly, free transport, volunteer, cycle, community, community group )

- 1581 days ago -
Local residents who wish to take advantage of the service merely place a phone call to the association, wait for the cycle to pick them up at their home, and voila: they are off to their desired destination.
6 Reasons to Volunteer at Your Local Animal Shelter or Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: volunteer, kind humans, animal love of animals, bonding )

- 1798 days ago -
Are you looking for a community service project for school credit or to boost your resume? Looking to find a group of friends after moving to a new town
Cove Guardian Erwin Vermeulen Is Released From Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Shepherd, dolphins, jail, good news, released, volunteer, Japan, whaling )

- 2643 days ago -
February 16 was a very good day in court for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Cove Guardian volunteer, Erwin Vermeulen. In Wakayama, Japan, closing arguments were presented in the case of Erwin Vermeulen.
Man Meets Cat, Cat Steals Heart
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, volunteer )

- 2783 days ago -
Volunteering pays off for Big Roy and Little Roy
Love Blooms At Shelter As Evacuees And Volunteer Set To Marry
Offbeat  (tags: love, marriage, Minamisanriku, Miyagi, tsunami, evacuee, volunteer, bond, shelter )

- 2938 days ago -
MINAMI-SANRIKU, Miyagi - At a shelter for evacuees in this tsunami-ravaged town, a new bond was formed, leading to a promise of marriage.
Students Work to Bring Lost Photos Back to Owners in Quake-Stricken Area
Offbeat  (tags: tsunami, quake-stricken, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, photos, memories, return, volunteer, students )

- 2973 days ago -
"I want to return these photos to their owners. They have so many precious memories within them," said one volunteer.
Charity Knows No Limit When Disaster Strikes
Offbeat  (tags: help, ho food, disaster, tsunami, Japan, Taiwan, needy, volunteer, Tzu Chi Foundation, Buddhist charity organisation, evacuees )

- 2979 days ago -
Mako Hayashi was immediately on the phone, frantic to find a community where hot food was needed. She planned to deliver stir-fried vermicelli rice noodles and "mabodofu" tofu in chilli-spiced sauce to needy people.
Project to Stop Violence Against Women
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, violence, women, pixelproject, domestic violence, battered, volunteer, activists, Malaysia, DV, VAW, online, purple, Paint Purple, the Pixel Project, worldwide, cupcakes, self-respect, dignity )

- 3155 days ago -
Let's stop acts of violence against women - everybody! This is a clarion call of the Pixel Project (, a global, virtual, volunteer-led organisation working towards that goal.
Chips for the Kids and All
Offbeat  (tags: woods, Amway, visually disadvantaged, volunteer, forest, Kokoro no Mori, healing, hope, confidence, full of life, wood chips, nature, conservation, protest trees, goodnews, C.W.Nicol environment, children, wildlife )

- 3267 days ago -
I have just returned to my study after two days and a night spent in the woods with a group of young people who are visually disadvantaged. Some of them have no eyesight at all, some could just barely make out shades and vague shapes.
Volunteer: A Whole New World Is Waiting!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, volunteer )

- 3268 days ago -
As a nonprofit organization, our volunteers are the heart and soul of all that we do - the relationships they develop with our animal residents are heartwarming and healing! One of our devoted volunteers, Holly, found the joy of volunteering here at the
Volunteer Helping Street Kids in Bangladesh
Offbeat  (tags: volunteer, Bangladesh, ekmattra, youth, open-air school )

- 3426 days ago -
He established an organization called Ekmattra to support street children by organizing open-air class. "Ekmattra" in Bengali means a single note for mutual understanging.
Aussie Nabs Worlds' 'Second-Best Job' on Aroha Island - New Zealand
Offbeat  (tags: australia, new zealand, nz, job, island, caretaker, north island, volunteer )

- 3660 days ago -
IT might not be on Hamilton Island, but the Kiwis think it must be the "second best job in the world", and guess what? They've given it to an Australian. The leaseholders of a tiny ecological island at the top of the North Island advertised a caretaker
Group Seeks Volunteers to Get Malaria
Offbeat  (tags: malaria, volunteer )

- 4089 days ago -
The Seattle Biomedical Research Institute will pay volunteers as much as $4,000 to be bitten by mosquitoes infected with malaria. Scientists say no lives are in danger because the volunteers can be cured. The institute is testing which vaccines work faste
A Patient's Best Friend
Offbeat  (tags: hospice, dog, volunteer, death )

- 4153 days ago -
Etta's* room was at the back of the nursing home, "all the way to the end, on the left," said the manager coolly. Nursing-home administrators, like some doctors and even family members, aren't always happy to see hospice volunteers, whom they sometimes se

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