Video Requirements

We only have two rules to make it easy for you to participate

  1. Please try to keep your video to 2 minutes or less. We want to see you capture the heart of why are you are there serving and what that nonprofit means to you.

  2. Be a team! Please have at least one other person with you in the video. We believe teamwork multiplies the impact of whatever you are doing and encourage teams of at least two to be apart of the video.

Video Tips

  • Don’t worry about being on camera or if the video is perfect, just speak from your heart and share your story!
  • You can also mix in photos from your day within your video timeline.
  • Capture the action. People love seeing the actual work you are doing.
  • If you are going to use your phone to capture a video, we recommend holding your phone horizontally while recording.
  • Make sure you mention your name and the nonprofit you are there serving. If you’re serving as a representative of a company, be sure to mention your employer’s name as well.

Need help choosing a nonprofit?

If you need help finding a nonprofit in your area, please visit one of the following sites:

  • Charity Navigator: This site’s great for making an informed decision on whether a nonprofit is worth your support as a volunteer.
  • Volunteer Match: This organization brings good people and good causes together.
  • Hands On Network: Hands On works to inspire, equip, and mobilize people to take philanthropic action.
  • Charity Vault: This site offers categorized lists of nonprofits and volunteer opportunities. warning against scams.

See What’s Changed

We've added new features that make it easier to participate and easier for nonprofits to earn donations. Watch the video to learn more!

Voting Overview

Download this handy flyer to see how you can encourage people to vote on your videos of service!