Building skills while you flatten the curve

Learn digitally and volunteer virtually

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If you’re directly impacted by the layoffs taking place or whether you’re working from home and looking for a challenge to take on, this post is for you.

When this pandemic comes to pass, you’re going to be in a new world.

How can you can use this time that’s been gifted in order to create your next opportunity?

I’ve always used digital devices and my fingertips to up-skill, engage, and sharpen my mind – and you can too.

This is simply one way to prepare for a new normal that we are all about to step into. Coming from this perspective, here is a list of free virtual learning and volunteer opportunities to consider as you flatten the COVID curve!

Learn

Get Google Certified
https://skillshop.withgoogle.com/

Code from HTML to SQL to Python
https://www.freecodecamp.org/

Sharpen with Design Thinking
https://www.ibm.com/design/thinking/

Boost your Well-being by Yale University on Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being

Watch Adobe Summit 2020
https://www.adobe.com/summit.html

Support

Volunteer Online @ United Nations
https://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en

Take on Virtual Pro-Bono Projects
https://www.catchafire.org/

Engage with Kids Help Phone
https://www.crisistextline.ca/volunteer

Be a Digital Citizen Advisor
https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/get-involved/volunteer-with-the-city/digital-citizen-advisor/

What else can you add to this list?

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