As a new micro-volunteering platform is about to launch in Australia, Mike Bright the Founder of the UK-based Help From Home looks at the growing world-wide trend from Not for Profits to relabel bite-sized traditional volunteer roles and promote them as microvolunteering.
Not for Profit Boards can benefit from appointing GenYs to their ranks, according to one ‘twenty-something’ Not for Profit Board member and tax consultant, Marija Vijovic who describes the volunteer experience as a win-win situation.
Australia’s hard-line approach to ‘boat people’ has seen increasing numbers of volunteers putting their hand up to help asylum seekers.
A new program in Victoria will help mature aged workers get back into the workforce.
Victorian is to cut unnecessary red tape imposed by Councils on volunteers who manage rural public halls and sporting grounds.
Young athletes with disabilities have hit a soft spot with the employees of Australia's corporate giants. As part of Workplace Giving Month, Reporter Nadia Boyce looks at corporate volunteering with people with intellectual disabilities.
As part of National Volunteering Week, Doug Taylor from United way highlights five strategies that corporations from across the world have used to transform their volunteer programs.
Volunteering Australia has engaged 18 ‘real life’ volunteers to grace its posters and social media pages to promote this year’s National Volunteer Week.
A National Volunteer Week initiative in Victoria to publicly declare thanks for their volunteers has seen more than 100 leaders of organisations with volunteers signing up in less than a week.
The latest estimate of the dollar value of a volunteer hour in the US has risen to $22.14, a 35-cent increase from 2011, according to the Not for Profit leadership network, Independent Sector.
Volunteers across Australia are being urged to register rights violations or inappropriate treatment with their state-based peak body, to be added to a national database to develop a clear picture of issues affecting volunteers.
The major benefit for participating companies in International Corporate Volunteerism (ICV) is skills and leadership development, an international conference on volunteering has been told.
The 2013 theme for National Volunteer Week - 'Thanks A Million' - is set to recognise and thank Australia’s six million volunteers, according to organisers.
Recruiting great volunteers is an ongoing challenge for Not for Profits and a recent training session in WA, with Seek Australia - the managers of Go Volunteer - revealed the top tips in attracting great recruits to volunteer role advertisements.
The International Association of Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has officially launched the new World Volunteering Conference 2014 website, at a formal event in Sydney yesterday.
In a series of blogs, Corporate Partnerships Manager at United Way Gabrielle Kay explores the impact of corporate volunteering on three key stakeholders: employees as volunteers, the businesses that supports their employees to volunteer and their partner community organisations.
In a series of blogs, Corporate Partnerships Manager at United Way Gabrielle Kay will explore the impact of corporate volunteering on three key stakeholders: employees as volunteers, the businesses that support their employees to volunteer and partner community organisations.
Volunteering Australia and the peak state volunteering bodies are recruiting every-day volunteers to appear in this year’s National Volunteer Week 2013 promotional campaign.
Organisers of the 15th National Conference on Volunteering to be held in South Australia in September are calling for abstract submissions.
The economic value of volunteering to Victoria has grown by over 130 per cent in 15 years, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.
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