Getting Started

My hands and heart is youth platform which makes volunteering for young people a way to learn new skills, connect and gain a social employability profile. We work with organisations to build awesome volunteer programmes where volunteering has a real and sustainable impact.

If you want to learn more or see how your platforms and service can help you? Contact Us

create a profile now by clicking here or if you have one already login here

On the homepage of the platform, find the [CREATE PROFILE] button on the top right corner of the site. I Want to Register

Finding volunteer opportunities

Navigate to the Opportunities page and find what interests you: Volunteer Opportunities

Once you have found a volunteer opportunity that you are interested in you need to click count me in. Your application will be moderated and we will get back you you.


Turning up! This is the most important part, you need to show up for the opportunity: Be on time, Dress appropriately, Ensure that you have everything you are going to use with you (unless it will be provided by the organisation)

AMBASSADORS help us complete these reports, read more here.

Giving feedback

Stories is an important tool that you have to share some real-world experiences of your opportunities. Stories allow platform users and new volunteers to see, hear and read about some of the great things that happen at Opportunities. Add A Story

Reporting to build our networks Social Employability CV's

Reporting on your opportunity is a vital step towards letting your organisation and superiors know what you’ve been doing and how it’s going. This will also help with adding the hours you volunteered and skills gained to your volunteer profile.


Premium Volunteer Profiles - Upgrade

For only R150/year Premium Volunteers get access to personal support, are considered for ambassadors positions and are able to post unlimited volunteer opportunities for organisations.

Click here to pay to upgrade now

Get us working for you to make sure that you have an awesome volunteer journey!

Being a Premium Volunteer means that we will do our best to ensure that you have a number of volunteer opportunities at your disposal as well as help you with doing reports. This in the long run will help you when you are seeking employment, here is how:

  • We will help you create a social employability profile,
  • Track the skills you gained through volunteering,
  • Track the hours that you put in for volunteering


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