Change the world for the better. Start now with Open Social.

Online volunteering helps organizations and volunteers to team up and collaborate  – anywhere in the world, from any device.  

When skilled and enthusiastic individuals work with great organizations to make a positive difference, everyone wins.

Open Social has focused its energy on creating communities for volunteers, NGOs, and semi-governmental organizations. In fact, early versions of Open Social’s software stem from the award-winning Greenpeace Greenwire Project for Greenpeace.


What did GlobalDevHub achieve with us?


GlobalDevHub is an Open Social community and shapes the international development agenda.

We built GlobalDevHub's large and complex community within 3 months.

The community experiences impressive engagement due to our focus on e-discussions. 

Members both contribute and interact with rich editors and custom, publishing workflows.

Sending over 50.000 invites to users of various UN legacy platforms was a crucial moment for GlobalDevHub. It was great to see double figure sign-up rates. Together with Open Social we made the first consultation period a success. Over 200 comments within the first few days!
Zach Hongola, Information Systems Specialist at UNDP, GlobalDevHub
Zach Hongola
Information Systems Specialist at UNDP


Great organizations are connecting with Open Social. You can too!


Volunteers Working Together

Put skills into action with Open Social.

Online volunteering helps organizations and volunteers work together towards a shared goal. Open Social creates a sense of unity and enthusiasm - both vital for an effective volunteer community! From events to groups, Open Social is ideal for collaboration.

There are only so many hours in a day. A well-connected volunteer community means more productivity.

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Work together effectively

Improving Internal Communications

A space for effective internal communication.

Effective internal communication helps volunteers reach their goal. Use private messaging for real-time communication. It's an easy way to share ideas and encourage others to make a difference.

Open Social comes with various other internal communication tools such as groups, comments, and e-mail notifications that help you keep track of conversations.

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Internal communication in your volunteer community

Sharing Knowledge for Good

Share your knowledge. Grow with Open Social.

Every volunteer community is essentially a knowledge sharing platform. Connect volunteers with the right information in discussions. Our personalized activity stream ensures that volunteers only see relevant updates to them.

In the end, knowledge is power but using it effectively is powerful. Share resources and learn how to contribute to a better future.

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Knowledge sharing in your volunteer community


Features that empower your volunteers


Reach your audience with rich content. Public on the web and private within the community.


Share ideas in closed and public groups and grow your communities shared knowledge.


Let your community members plan and enroll to closed and public events.

Find talent

A powerful profile search allows your organization and community members to find hidden talent.

Connect on the go

Fully optimized for mobile, your community members stay connected wherever they go.

Secure and private

Notifications use encryption. Advanced privacy settings keep your data private.


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