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Increasing Demand for Services Reveals NFP Volunteer Shortages

Staff Reporter, Friday, 14th May 2010 -  Three out of four community organisations in Australia need more volunteers, a problem which is beginning to impact on many organisations’ ability to provide essential services, according to a new report.

Budget a Mixed Bag for Not for Profit Sector

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th May 2010 -  The Federal Budget has delivered a mixed bag for the Australian Not for Profit sector, according to welfare organisations

DGR Legislation for Volunteer Fire Brigades

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th May 2010 -  Government consultation begins on the extension of tax deductible donation support to all volunteer fire brigades across Australia.

Corporate America Gives Workplace Volunteerism a Strong Vote of Confidence

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th May 2010 -  As Australia heads into National Volunteer Week, a new US survey finds businesses believe workplace volunteerism has the power to make a real difference.

NAB Corporate Volunteering Survey

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th April 2010 -  National Australia Bank and Volunteering Australia partner for the 2010 corporate volunteering survey.

Volunteering – Good for Business Skills

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th April 2010 -  A UK study has found that corporate volunteering is good for business skills and personal skills.

Volunteering Victoria Calls for More Support Programs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd April 2010 -  Volunteering Victoria calls for more support programs to be delivered in the Federal Government's planned National Volunteer Strategy.

Free Fuel for Australian Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th April 2010 -  Australia's Vouchers for Volunteers program is on again, with Not for Profit volunteers offered the chance to apply for free fuel to help with volunteering work.

Not for Profit Job Satisfaction – New Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th April 2010 -  Report on Not for Profit job satisfaction in Australia points to lack of recognition and rewards, few learning opportunities and low participation in decision making.

Equal Opportunity Bill to Impact Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th March 2010 -  The latest Equal Opportunity Bill introduced into Victorian Parliament is set to impact on volunteering.
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