Connecting individuals who need help to do one-off tasks with individuals who can volunteer their time to fix, clean, care, shop, transport, garden, sort, teach and more.
There is no service like this in the not-for-profit sector - we don't connect volunteers to community services. This is a digital disrupter in the social service and volunteering sectors.
Where and when?
Second Brisbane pilot (finished end May 2016).
Trial on our Beta website from mid October!
You will notice the new website!
We will eventually operate nationally.dit | Unlink
We made this short film during our trial in 2014 before we established. Now we're working towards building the online platform.
| We are working on building our own platform. Click here to read about the pilot and how you can be involved... [This will be updated today-Thursday 15th]. |
Who will use
Help Me With It?
|Individuals who need help with day-to-day tasks will use this service to be connected to individuals willing to help them. We call these people Seekers - they can ask for exactly what they need help with. |
Individuals who can help by using their skills, knowledge and time, even just once, will use this service to be connected to those who need help. These people are volunteers - they can help out when they can (not regularly) and can do what they are good, when it suits them.
How will it work?
People often need help with one-off tasks: handyman jobs, cleaning, pets, food, shopping, transport, gardening, technology, personal admin, languages and more! This document explains how it will work on our platform.
We will connect people one-on-one, not connect them to a community service to get help or help out. Volunteers who cannot volunteer regularly and who want to do something they are good at love Help Me With It.
Here is a short video shot during our first trial showing people getting help and helping out. Some stories from our 2016 pilot are available here (link).
Here is our business model [canvas] and a simple program logic.
Pre-register to use Help Me With It now...
Our 6 month small Brisbane pilot finished end May 2016. See a few of many stories about our Seekers and Helpers here (link).
Nicole Peterman pitched at Brisbane's first 10x10 event in Brisbane.
We were one of three national winners of the Macquarie Group Foundation's Kick Starter grant!
Our Directors and Advisors are seeking a second national corporate partner.
Contact Nicole if you'd like to discuss our progress and plans - firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are 2 interviews with Nicole (Founder): 612ABC radio and Ideas Hoist.
Help Me With It is registered as a national charity with the Australian
Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). ABN 62600741393.
Help Me With It is supported by CUA.