The recent events in Haiti got me interested in volunteering, and I as a professional computer guy I was hoping to volunteer in my own field - but opportunities seem to be slim. Does anyone know of any organizations that are looking for computer people to volunteer their time and knowledge?

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    It may be worth contacting some of the charities, as they may be able to point you in the right direction. BTW, this really should be a wiki. – John Gardeniers Jan 29 '10 at 1:17
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    after looking at my last paycheck I think I am a volunteer... :) – Jim B Jan 29 '10 at 2:51

GeekCorps ( http://www.geekcorps.org/ ) is the only one I'm aware of.

Also, this was a Slashdot question a while back -- http://ask.slashdot.org/story/10/01/20/206249/How-Do-You-Volunteer-Professional-Services

Note that as many in the Slashdot article pointed out a computer/IT gig is likely to require a long-term commitment to a project.


I don't know if this counts, but it's the only one I know which is related, UNV Online Volunteering Service. Most of them are not really about server stuff.

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