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Free Beer Lures Male Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th December 2011 -  Flickr Image: Some rights reserved by alceste99  How to get young men engaged in volunteering has stumped many organisations. But Wollongong woman Melissa…

Seven Young Australians Changing the World

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th November 2011 -  An organisation that urges Australian men to ‘soften up', a flash mob with a purpose, and a campaign to change Australia’s drinking culture are just of few of the…

Govt Unveils Ten Year Roadmap for Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th November 2011 -  Above: Minister for Social Inclusion, Tanya Plibersek, launches the National Volunteering Strategy.  Photo: Asha Griffith The Gillard Government has launched its…

Removing the Barriers to Volunteering for Young Australians

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  A new program which aims to get young Australians volunteering in their local communities and in the Asia-Pacific region hopes to have 50,000 young people take part over the next five…

Olympic Track Great in Praise of Volunteers

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  It was a volunteer that ruined Raelene Boyle’s Olympic dream in Montreal, the track star told the Volunteering Australia conference.
Boyle told around 400 delegates on the

Volunteerism the Cornerstone of a Sustainable Global Future

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  Volunteerism is a renewable global resource that must play a crucial role in building a sustainable future for the world, Donna Keher, Chief of the United Nations Volunteers Partnerships…

Engagement the Key to Social Media

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2011 -  Image: Dr Edwina Luck  The importance of using social media for Not for Profit organisations has been again reinforced at the National Conference on Volunteering, and organisations…

Volunteers Must “Stir the Pot” – Kirby

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2011 -  Above: Honourable Michael Kirby delivers the 'Margaret Bell Spirit of Volunteering' oration. Volunteers must continue to stir the pot and agitate for change, former…

Turning Volunteer Work Into Your Career

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st November 2011 -  More than 5 million Australians volunteer but does it provide a pathway to paid employment?  Follow our tips on converting your passion into a career. Put it on your resume Despite…

What’s in it for me? Understanding Young Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th November 2011 -  Above: Habitat for Hummanity's 'community of volunteers'.  Flickr image  Some rights reserved by Habitat for Humanity Great Britain

Demystifying Social Media for Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 -  In the wake of last summer’s floods in Queensland – where twitter became a powerful resource for NFPs involved in emergency response and…

Social Cohesion Survey Shows Drop in Voluntary Work

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th September 2011 -  The number of Australians giving their time as volunteers has fallen, according to a new survey on social cohesion. The Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion Report found that…
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