Volunteering


20 May 2015

Employees of banking giant NAB have delivered one million volunteer hours to community organisations across Australia, announced as part of National Volunteering Week celebrations.

14 May 2015

New online resources from Not for Profit beyondblue aim to educate volunteers on how to boost the mental health of older people in their care.

12 May 2015

Nominations have opened for Victoria’s first ever State Volunteering Awards which acknowledge all facets of volunteering.

06 May 2015

Former accountant Richard Blakeman uses his extensive corporate experience to give purpose and structure to vital Not for Profits, writes Troy Douglas in this piece first published in INTHEBLACK.

28 April 2015

A Melbourne entrepreneur has created a new online tool he claims will enable Not for Profits to connect easier with people looking for life-enriching opportunities such as volunteer work.

23 April 2015

New Australian research is set to investigate the extent to which Not for Profit organisations currently record and report on their volunteer-contributed services.

03 March 2015

Volunteering Australia is reviewing the definition of volunteering in Australia and has proposed three alternatives for discussion in a new document.

27 January 2015

Volunteers primarily motivated to help others were more likely to report higher levels of well-being, satisfaction, and intentions to continue volunteering than volunteers who were primarily ‘self-oriented’, according to new research.

17 December 2014

A new program is expected to bring together a global coalition of private sector leaders to expand and encourage corporate volunteering with the goal of supporting the United Nations’ Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.

08 December 2014

Australians are seeing the merits of volunteering as a way to secure a for-profit job, with many of them mentioning it on their resumes, according to new research.

04 December 2014

New figures in the State of Volunteering in Tasmania Report 2014 will surprise and inspire, writes CEO of Volunteering Tasmania Adrienne Picone in this sneak peak of the report due out on Friday.

18 November 2014

Australia has climbed to sixth place in a global report measuring generosity around the world after New Zealand.

06 November 2014

To coincide with 15th year anniversary of International Volunteer Managers Day and the Manager of Volunteer Services in Brisbane, D.J. Cronin, reflects on why the day still matters in 2014.

06 November 2014

Volunteering Victoria has voiced concern about the impact of the work for the dole scheme, which will compel some job seekers to take on volunteer roles to maintain their dole payments.

23 October 2014

Government support for the "whole of volunteering" has been sadly lacking, and the sector needs change, the Volunteering Victoria Annual General Meeting has been told.

21 October 2014

The Northern Land Council is one of the many national and local organisations paying tribute to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam who died today aged 98.

20 October 2014

A lifelong dedication to volunteering, a love of meeting people and a desire to ‘keep the conversation going’ keeps the founding President of Volunteering Australia and the past World President of The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) Margaret Bell on her toes. Bell is this week’s Changemaker.

15 October 2014

Not for Profit leaders from across Australia have been named as finalists in the 2014 Westpac Community Leaders Awards.

13 October 2014

Bates was Deputy CEO of Volunteering Australia, between 2003 and 2007 and was recently elected World President of the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE). Bates is this week's Changemaker.

10 October 2014

Tireless child protection campaigner and Bravehearts volunteer Karen Lindley has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the community after taking out top honours at the 2014 Sydney city- East 2014 Volunteer of the Year Awards.

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