What counts as volunteering?

Time Auction counts volunteer work at any registered charity and non-profit organization anywhere in the world, which support causes such as:

  • Relieving poverty;
  • Helping victims of a disaster;
  • Prevention and curing of diseases;
  • Helping to advance education, scholarships and non-profit making schools;
  • Helping the physically and mentally disabled;
  • Preventing cruelty to animals;
  • Protecting the environment;
  • And other charitable acts for the benefit of the world.

We evaluate any requests for volunteering at social enterprises, self-started initiatives, or other charitable causes on an individual basis. Please email us at [email protected] to confirm if what you plan to do will qualify. Time Auction has sole discretion to decide whether the volunteer work qualifies to redeem an experience.

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常見問題

如何運作?
  1. 報名心儀的體驗。
  2. 貢獻您的時間至任何慈善或非牟利組織。
  3. 在我們的平台記錄您的義工時數。
  4. 當您的義工時數被確認後,您可以參加體驗!
您是如何核實我的義工時數?

我們要求閣下就參與義工活動提供以下資料: (1) 機構名稱; (2) 您參與義工工作的資料; (3)機構聯絡資料。我們會進行盡職審查,資料一旦核實,您的義工時數會被確認。

是否有一定的時間限制?

是,請到每個體驗頁面有關要求一欄下查看義工時段。

Time Auction是一個慈善組織嗎?

是,我們是香港註冊的慈善組織及獲得稅務局認可,稅務編號為91/15276。

Can I sign up for multiple experiences?

Absolutely! You can sign up to multiple experiences. For example, if you volunteered a total of 20 hours, you could redeem 10 towards one experience and the other 10 towards another.

Is there an age limit to participate?

No, we welcome participates of any age! That said, there may be specific age requirement for certain experiences, please check the event page for details.

Why do I have to pay for certain experiences?

Time Auction is a registered charity which relies on the support from our community. Your payment covers relevant costs such as venue, food, as well as the running costs of our programs to promote volunteerism and organise more awesome experiences.

Can my friend and I combine our hours?

You cannot add up the volunteer hours of multiple people to claim an experience. That said, your friend is welcome to join an experience as well!

Can I count someone else's hours towards my own?

No, silly.

Can I cancel my experience and get a refund?

By signing up, you are committing to volunteering which also enters you to enjoy an inspiring Time Auction experience donated by generous donors. As such, cancelling is highly discouraged. If you must cancel, please contact us at [email protected]

What if the reward does not live up to expectations?

That's the worst... we curate all the rewards to ensure a good mix of quality experiences. If you end up having a sub-par experience, please email us at [email protected] and let us know how it can be improved.

Do all my volunteer hours have to be done with one organization?

Not at all! You could volunteer for different causes that you're passionate about.

What kind of organizations can I volunteer at?

Time Auction counts volunteer work at any registered charity, non-profit organization and social enterprise anywhere in the world, which support causes such as:

  • Relieving poverty;
  • Helping victims of a disaster;
  • Relieving sickness;
  • Helping to advance education, scholarships and non-profit making schools;
  • Helping the physically and mentally disabled;
  • Preventing cruelty to animals;
  • Protecting the environment;
  • Supporting faith-based institutions of a public character;
  • And other charitable acts for the benefit of the world.

We evaluate any requests for volunteering at other charitable causes on an individual basis. Please email us at [email protected] to confirm if what you plan to do will qualify. Time Auction has sole discretion to decide whether the volunteer work qualifies to redeem an experience.

Can you help me find a volunteering opportunity?

We'll certainly try our best! We provide a list of resources for regular volunteering opportunities.

Can I volunteer for Time Auction?

So nice of you to ask! We are only a small team striving to do big things. If you would like to help, please email us at [email protected]

仍有問題?

Email us at [email protected]. We aim to reply all emails within 24 hours.

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