Volunteerism can help to save lives, but it can also be a huge drain on resources.
This infographic provides some tips to help you become a better and more efficient volunteer.
You can learn more about volunteering at the National Geographic Foundation, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
National Geographic is also making a big push to help spread awareness about the pandemic.
You will find that the infographic also includes information about a series of events in the coming weeks, including an appearance by Ellen DeGeneres.
The National Geographic Society is making its ninth annual Science Fair, which runs through June 6.
This event is open to students, families and staff, and is sponsored by National Geographic, the Smithsonian Institution, the American Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institute of Human Origins.