Description

Humanitarian Designers is a free community that aims to be the link between committed designers and NGOs who need design services.

If you are a designer, you can join Humanitarian Designers for free. The only requirement is to provide your portfolio and a link to your LinkedIn profile. It's also free to register for NGOs. Once you get accepted, you will enter a Slack group. Inside, you will meet hundreds of like-minded designers and NGOs who are trying to make a difference in the world.

The Slack group is the perfect place to connect with other designers, bounce off ideas, and exchange knowledge. Besides helping in causes you support, you can get new portfolio pieces and relevant experience by working on projects for Humanitarian Designers.

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Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2020
  • Founders:

    Cédric Fettouche

  • Amount of members: 270
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Slack
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English, French
  • ONG: Yes
  • Method: Virtual

Benefits

Find relevant projects to volunteer in:
The Humanitarian Designers community allows you to join a group of other committed volunteers who want to make a difference with their skills and time. You will be able to complete relevant projects for diverse NGOs worldwide.

Get talented designers to complete your projects:
If you belong to a non-profit organization, you can find on Humanitarian Designers a place to connect with talented designers worldwide who are willing to donate their time and skills to a cause they support.

Requirements

To join this community, you will need to complete an application form that reflects your professional situation as well as your aspirations to join the community.

Place

Networking Events

The Humanitarian Designers community communicates through a Slack group. Inside, you will be able to find other like-minded designers from all over the world who want to collaborate with causes they support.

Courses/Cohorts

You can participate in a free five-day online training for humanitarian volunteers. It includes a daily email for you to learn at your own pace.

Benefits with other companies

The Humanitarian Designers community allows you to collaborate with non-profit organizations that are actively working towards causes you support. It also provides results to NGOs and connects them with volunteers willing to donate their time and skill set to support relevant causes.

Quote

"We want to inspire designers to not do "business as usual" but rather take a strong ethical stand that follows their inner values." -Cédric Fettouche

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