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HOW DOES COPALANA WORK? ITS VERY SIMPLE

Copalana wants to change how you support and fund worthy social causes and projects. We want to disrupt the status quo by offering an innovative, storytelling platform for companies, non-profits and advocates who are committed to doing good and acting responsibly. We help companies engage and empower their employees, build strong communities and collaborate effectively with non-profit partners.

Search for projects matching your skills
Step 1

Search for projects matching your skills

Start by finding projects on the marketplace that match your skills.

Step 2

Post a question

If you have questions about a particular project, simply post a question on the project page and the non-profit will answer it.

Post a question
Apply to a project
Step 3

Apply to a project

Submit your application for a project and it will be forwarded to the non-profit. You will be notified by email about their decision.

Step 4

Interview and confirm your engagement

The non-profit can contact you for an interview and discuss details.

Interview and confirm your engagement
Start working together
Step 5

Start working together

After both parties have agreed to the assignment, you start to work directly with the non-profit. At the end of the assignment you have a chance to jointly write about your experience and share it with our community.

Get Onboard
Step 1

Get Onboard

Join us and provide your basic contact information. We will then contact you and go through a short onboarding process to set you up on our platform and grant you access to our Partner Network.

Step 2

Submit your project

Once you are set up you can submit a volunteer project assignment to our corporate partner network. If they accept it, it will be made available to their employees on the marketplace.

Submit your project
Review applications
Step 3

Review applications

You will start to see applications in your non-profit dashboard. We will rank them for you by matching the applicant's skills and experience.

Step 4

Interview with volunteers

Get in touch with applying volunteers for an interview and to agree on the next steps.

Interview with volunteers
Select volunteer
Step 5

Select volunteer

Select your preferred candidate. We rank them for you, based on how their skills and experience match with the skills profile you set in the project description.

Step 6

Start working together

After both parties have agreed to the assignment, you start to work directly with the volunteer. At the end of the assignment you have a chance to jointly write up your experience and share it with our community.

Start working together