The Extraordinaries is a new service that aims to make it easy for volunteers to discover projects that have been sliced and diced into bite-sized pieces that can easily be done by lots of a people over their mobile phones within minutes. It’s called “crowdsourcing,” and it promises to add new potential to virtual volunteering.
I was curious what nonprofits need to know to take part, so I caught up with Jacob Colker, co-founder of The Extraordinaries, at this year’s Netsquared Conference:
Do you see crowdsourcing in the future of your volunteering program? What would you have to change in order to take advantage of this trend?