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Volunteer Placements Available for Engineers & Technical Specialists

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th March 2012 -  Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is searching for volunteers who will start new overseas placements in August 2012.

Defying Gen Y Stereotypes to Improve Volunteering Experience for Young People

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th March 2012 -  Organisations need to move beyond traditional practices and listen to the opinions of young people in order to improve their experience and attract them to volunteering, a new report has found.

2012 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th March 2012 -  Nominations are now open for the 2012 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards in Victoria.

Corporate Volunteering “Untapped” – Report on National Survey on Volunteering Issues

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st March 2012 -  Corporate volunteering is not being fully tapped, despite Not for Profit organisations and companies being able to see its value, according to Volunteering Australia’s National Survey of Volunteering Issues 2011.

Volunteer Peak Bodies to Amalgamate into New Funding Model

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd February 2012 -  Funding for Volunteering Australia and state and territory peak bodies will be amalgamated into a new National Project Fund under new funding arrangements announced by the Federal Government.

One-week Makeover is ‘Mission Possible’ for Corporate Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st February 2012 -  It could be a script for a reality TV show but organisers of a corporate volunteer ‘makeover’ for a major welfare organisation say they are already on a winner.

Volunteerism Through the Eyes of Children

Staff Reporter, Friday, 10th February 2012 -  What does volunteerism look like through the eyes of children? This is what a group of people at the online volunteer service, UN Volunteers, wanted to find out when they started a children’s book initiative.

National Volunteer Week 2012 – ‘Volunteers – Every One Counts’

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 8th February 2012 -  National Volunteer Week (NVW) will be celebrated this year from the 14-20 May 2012.

Volunteer Assistance Package for Work Health & Safety Laws

Staff Reporter, Friday, 3rd February 2012 -  Joint Federal and State workers compensation organisation, Safe Work Australia, has launched a new volunteer assistance package aimed at assisting volunteers and volunteer organisations affected by the new work health and safety (WHS) laws.

“No Cost” Initiative Bridges Skills Gap for Australian Charities

Staff Reporter, Friday, 3rd February 2012 -  Australian Not for Profits are being given the opportunity to source a full-time employee to assist in the growth of their charity for a year, at no cost to the organisation.
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