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Australian volunteering over 20 years: A timeline

Luke Michael, Thursday, 11th June 2020 -  Volunteering in Australia has shifted immensely over the past two decades. We take a look back through the Pro Bono News archives to re-examine some of the major moments that have defined

Preparing for a pandemic

Contributor, Monday, 1st June 2020 -  Maluk Timor is one of more than 600 organisations the Australian Volunteers Program works with across Asia-Pacific. Executive director Dr Jeremy Beckett explains how the organisation

Look how far we’ve come

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 21st May 2020 -  It can be hard to spot moments of progress in the day to day. But change stands out over decades. As Pro Bono News celebrates its 20th birthday, we launch a series looking at how far the

Volunteering and COVID-19

Adrienne Picone, Wednesday, 20th May 2020 -  As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, it is hard not to focus on the current situation and the profound impact it is having on volunteering, writes Adrienne Picone, CEO of Volunteering

Three reasons why volunteering now is great for the community and your career

Maggie Coggan, Sunday, 17th May 2020 -  We sit down with the head of Volunteering Australia to find out more  Thanks to lockdown restrictions, most of us have had a lot of spare time on our hands.  While you could bake another

COVID-19 set to cause a major giving downturn

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 22nd April 2020 -  Funding models of many for-purpose organisations could come under significant pressure in the future    The coronavirus pandemic could see giving in Australia fall by almost 20

Is coronavirus reshaping volunteering?

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st April 2020 -  The volunteering sector has taken a massive hit during COVID-19. We take a look at what that means for the future of the sector. The outbreak of COVID-19 has left an enormous workforce

Schooling and surfing: Volunteering as a family overseas

Contributor, Monday, 20th April 2020 -  In 2014 Mele took on a volunteer assignment in Tonga, shifting her young family of five overseas. It was an experience that brought them all closer together. Volunteering overseas

Women empowering women: How Australian volunteers are supporting gender equality in Papua New Guinea

Contributor, Monday, 2nd March 2020 -  International Women’s Day on 8 March provides an opportunity to acknowledge three women who, through the Australian Volunteers Program, are working with organisations to empower

How I built a career in gender and international development

Contributor, Monday, 3rd February 2020 -  Volunteering overseas kick-started Simone Condon’s career in both international development and gender. But what is the role of gender in international development? And how can

Here’s how skills-based volunteering can boost your career prospects

Contributor, Friday, 24th January 2020 -  From giving back to the community to learning new professional skills, GradConnection shares the reasons why you should volunteer – and why a good volunteer role is far more important

‘Diversity, power, purpose’: Discover new ways of harnessing the power of volunteering

Contributor, Thursday, 28th November 2019 -  The National Volunteering Conference 2020 is a not-to-be-missed biennial opportunity to reach out, connect and share ideas with your fellow not-for-profit leaders, managers
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