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.
A new report has revealed that while the number of volunteers in Tasmania is on the increase, the average age of volunteers will also increase due to the ageing population.
Not for Profit organisations around the country are calling on skilled volunteers to consider volunteering overseas to coincide with International Volunteer Day (IVD).
The nation’s peak volunteer organisation Volunteering Australia has held its first Annual General Meeting under its new constitution, co-opting President Paul Lynch to be reappointed as head of the transitioning organisation.
An Australian contingent of volunteer experts is preparing to travel to the world volunteer conference in London in December.
Almost 60,000 hours of pro bono legal work was provided through Community Legal Centres across Australia in the last twelve months, according to new research.
Tasmania’s volunteer organisations have been urged to maximise the opportunities presented by advances in digital technologies in order to future proof volunteering.
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