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Volunteering Victoria Delivers Manifesto

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th February 2014 -  Volunteering Victoria has launched its first Manifesto – identifying volunteering gaps and priorities for Victoria including the lack of state-wide systems around emergency and disaster volunteering.

Initiative to Get Young People Engaged with NFPs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th January 2014 -  A leading youth Not for Profit has started a new initiative to get more young people engaged in volunteering and Not for Profit work.

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Microvolunteering: Relabelling & Diversifying?

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th October 2013 -  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

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Gen Y & Not For Profits: The Win-Win Situation

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd October 2013 -  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.

Volunteers Get Behind Asylum Seekers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th September 2013 -  Australia’s hard-line approach to ‘boat people’ has seen increasing numbers of volunteers putting their hand up to help asylum seekers.

Program Gets Mature Workers Back on Their Feet

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd September 2013 -  A new program in Victoria will help mature aged workers get back into the workforce.

Cutting Council Red Tape for Community Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th August 2013 -  Victorian is to cut unnecessary red tape imposed by Councils on volunteers who manage rural public halls and sporting grounds.

Sporting Stars for Corporate Hearts

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th June 2013 -  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.

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5 Strategies to Transform Your Corporate Volunteering Program

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th May 2013 -  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.

Millions of Volunteers Thanked in National Volunteer Week

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th May 2013 -  Volunteering Australia has engaged 18 ‘real life’ volunteers to grace its posters and social media pages to promote this year’s National Volunteer Week.
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