15 Volunteer Organizations to gain Tech and Data skills

Jessica Ayodele
4 min readSep 18, 2022

Are you looking to gain real world Tech experience while learning and before landing a job? Volunteering is a great way to do so as you can also include it on your resume.

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Here’s a list of 15+ organizations you can be a part of. For those into Data Science, Analytics and Engineering, there’s specific ones for you too:

1. Democracy Lab

They connect Tech for good projects with skilled volunteers. Each project has a list of required roles

Category: UI/UX, Data, Software Engr, Product Mgt etc.

2. Volunteer Match

Explore hundreds of virtual volunteer opportunities in various areas. You can search by role or by location.

Category: All Tech Skills across various industries — search available roles.

3. Bluebonnet data

They will teach you campaign basics and how data and technology can help progressive campaigns and causes are looking for help in their data projects. 3–5 hours commitment per week

They’re currently accepting applications until Sept 25th

Category: Data and Digital Media


4. Catch A Fire

Volunteer your tech skills to non-profit organizations

Category: Business strategy, Software Engr, Design & Media, Data & Analytics, HR etc.

Jessica Ayodele

Data Analyst who loves Machine Learning, NLP & Data Visualisation • Lover of well-written books • Visit my website jess-analytics.com to learn more.