Eager to flex your data skills for good? Each month, we do a roundup of volunteer opportunities through DataKind and other organizations around the world! Don't see anything in your area? Check out DataLook's definitive guide to doing data science for good.
DataKind SF - Seeking Core Volunteers!
Join DataKind SF's Core Team to help build the Data for Good movement in the Bay Area. Help them create high-impact events, recruit talented volunteers and build relationships with visionary social change organizations.
DataKind UK DataDive - July 17-19, London
From Leeds to London, DataKind UK would love to see you at their next DataDive, sponsored by Teradata. Help charities do initial data analysis, exploration, and prototyping all while building your skills and meeting fellow data do-gooders!
Beyond DataKind - Our Top Picks
DataLook's #openimpact Marathon - through August 31 2015 (Worldwide)
DataLook, an amazing directory of reusable data-driven projects for social good, has curated a shortlist of some of the most impressive (and reusable!) projects. Your challenge? Help multiply the impact of these projects in just 10 weeks. Join a team online and don't miss out on this powerful way to give back wherever you are in the world!
Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Salesforce Projects (U.S.)
Help nonprofits get the most from Salesforce and apply to volunteer on a Salesforce implementation project with our friends at Taproot Foundation. Have two years data analysis and migration experience and love rocking Salesforce? Your skills are needed - especially in the Bay Area!
Upcoming DataKind Meetups
LinkedIn Meetup with DataKind San Francisco - Tech for Civic and Social Good (July 9, 6pm)
We're thrilled to join Code for America's Jennifer Pahlka to discuss how the Bay Area tech community can use their skills to give back.
DataKind San Francisco Meetup - Data in the Social Sector (July 13, 7-9pm)
Learn about the latest social sector trends and how data scientists can engage in this discussion with DataKind's Data Scientist Erin Akred and Senior Advisor Adene Sacks.
Data Do-Gooding Calendar
A mix of DataKind and external volunteer opportunities we've heard about. Specific event link given in description or Chapter Meetup link provided if event is not posted yet. Tweet @DataKind if you have a data science volunteer event you'd like help promoting!