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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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.