In the days of online bulletin board systems, community members decided what was acceptable. Reviving that approach to content moderation offers Big Tech a path to legitimacy as public spaces.
People aged between 25 and 34 are the least likely to volunteer.
As American Jews grieve, many are giving as well.
Playgroups are good for parents’ wellbeing – and are a place where they can take a first step into volunteering.
A scholar of national service programs points out that the government hasn’t spelled out what this one will cost, what its participants will earn or how it will operate.
Citizens are helping refugees get settled in the US, but the lack of standard federal rules makes the process tricky for both refugees and citizens to navigate.
Ocean temperatures have hit record highs off the Florida Keys. Scientists and volunteer divers are racing to save these valuable creatures.
Wealthier, more educated, more socially connected people have more opportunity to volunteer.
Despite wanting the war to be over, ordinary Russians are rallying to ‘do their bit’ to support their country’s troops at the frontline.
Today’s short-term missionaries continue a long legacy, but in a very different way.
Recruiting volunteers in social care is no easy fix for the struggles of the sector.
With a surge in people seeking help amid a cost-of-living crisis, volunteer groups urgently need to rebuild their numbers to meet the demand for their services.
The pageantry of the coronation will be broadcast around the world. Here’s what to expect over the three days of celebrations.
About 1.5 million refugees are still there, with some putting down roots.
With the help of thousands of citizen scientists, a new study measured exactly how much brighter night skies are getting every year.
Volunteering can help people gain soft skills, improving their labour market prospects.
Volunteer tourism, or ‘voluntourism’, is on the way back as borders open. But critics say the largely unregulated industry is overdue for change.
Collaboration and good working relationships are crucial for community-based ambulance services to work.
Over the coming weeks, IPPO will publish a series of evidence reviews commissioned to get to the heart of the major social questions facing policymakers in the wake of the pandemic.
During times of stress and change, people are often advised to practice self-care by looking after themselves, yet what about the benefits of showing kindness to others?