Volunteer your skills to help for-purpose organisations


Give Your Skills For Good

Your skills are valuable. Unfortunately, many for-purpose organisations can't pay for professional services such as copywriting, graphic design, or website development. This type of work is essential to building operational effectiveness, but it is often left on the to-do list whilst organisations focus on their critical mission work.

That's where you come in. By volunteering for a project, or even just getting on a phone call to provide advice, you are giving so much more than your time. You are supporting organisational growth, which enables the for-purpose sector to have an even greater impact.

How It Works

Support a cause you care about by volunteering for a project or consultation call. With over 150 different project types, there is an opportunity to give back that matches your skills and time availability.
1. Browse
Explore projects and questions posted by for-purpose organisations based on your skills and causes you are passionate about.
2. Apply
Submit your application and resume to let the organisation know you are interested.
3. Match
When you and the organisation decide it's a good fit, start working together!
Two ways to share your skills!
Consultation Calls
Consultation Calls
Get on the phone with a nonprofit to help answer burning questions, brainstorm organisational challenges, or give feedback.
Work with an organisation to complete critical projects such as graphic design, website development, copywriting, database customisation, and more.

How Do You Want to Give Back?

Find projects that match your skills and interest areas

What Other Volunteers are Saying

“Tracie, Leon and the others I have worked with at AJF and Hatzolah have been great to work with. They are clearly passionate about their work, worked collaboratively and were receptive to feedback. I'm Looking forward to see how our strategic planning work moves forward!”
David K IT Director
“I joined Catchafire because I wanted to give something back to inspirational non-profit organizations and charities, as well as build my portfolio. I have already had the opportunity to work with some amazing people from several organizations. I highly recommend Catchafire to professionals who are interested in getting involved.”
Sharon Freelance Designer, Five Projects Completed

About this Program

The Australian Jewish Funders aims to strengthen the Jewish community at both the individual and collective levels, driving impact and innovation in the sector. Our ultimate goal is to help members focus their philanthropic interests into real impact.

Together, Besen Family Foundation, Erdi Foundation, Loti & Victor Smorgon Family Foundation, Spotlight Foundation, Herrman Golan Foundation, Orah Fund, Stanley & Charmaine Roth Foundation together with Shalom have partnered with AJF and Catchafire to provide professionals an opportunity to give of their time and talents through this unique capacity building resource.

“The past 18 months have been very challenging times, in particular for the for-purpose sector. AJF and our network of funders are committed to creating opportunities that inspire, nurture and strengthen Jewish life in Australia. In collaboration with seven strategic donors, we are delighted to announce Catchafire’s first partnership outside of America, enabling a ground-breaking leap forward for Australia’s Jewish for-purpose community. THINK BIG and ACT BOLDLY together."
Simone Szalmuk-Singer and Justin Greenstein,
Co-Chairs, Australian Jewish Funders

Catchafire is the largest, online tool that connects social good organisations with talented professionals looking to donate their skills. This resource provides organisations with expert support in areas like marketing and communications, web development, operations, strategy and more.

Have more questions? Drop us a line.

Email the Catchafire team at [email protected]