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Tag : Volunteering

Opinion

Value Enabled by Volunteers, Extends to the Sector and Requires Investment

Adrienne Picone, Tuesday, 5th December 2017 -  In the face of a national decrease in formal volunteer participation, coupled with an increase in the demand for services that volunteers provide, now is the time to increase the investment

Volunteering Tasmania Forced to Close Launceston Office

Luke Michael, Thursday, 21st September 2017 -  Volunteering Tasmania has said there is no need to be concerned about the future of the organisation, despite having to close its second office in the space of just 15 months. The Launceston

Moves to Stop Volunteering at Overseas Orphanages

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 13th September 2017 -  The push to stop Australians supporting and volunteering at overseas orphanages is gathering momentum, after a major volunteer travel company agreed to end its association with

More Australians Are Giving Time Not Money

Wendy Williams, Monday, 11th September 2017 -  More Australian’s are giving their time but not their money, according to two new reports released at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit on Monday. The reports, which form

A Shift To Volunteering in the NFP Sector

Contributor, Wednesday, 30th August 2017 -  There is an increasing desire for Australians to be involved in charitable organisations in an experiential way, according to social researcher organisation McCrindle which will

Opinion

Volunteering and the ‘Non-Ongoing Funding’ Caveat

Alison Lai, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector has a job to do to convince the federal government to put funding for volunteering towards the top of its long-term priority list and not on the bottom, despite

Volunteers Need Acknowledgement in NDIS Safeguards

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 2nd August 2017 -  Peak Body Volunteering Australia wants the role of volunteers to be fully acknowledged in new legislation aimed at protecting people with disability from poor quality or unsafe…

National NDIS Grant Gives Nod to Disability Volunteering

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th July 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has funded a national project to encourage and support people with disability to volunteer and to attract more community members

Collaboration the Key to Community Volunteering Success

Jayne Mayer Tucker, Tuesday, 18th July 2017 -  As the question of volunteer funding remains under the microscope, collaborative and groundbreaking research is underway to assess the impact of a community volunteer home visiting

Volunteering ‘Victory’ as Government Backtracks on Funding Redesign

Rachel McFadden, Friday, 14th July 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector has welcomed the reinstatement of “essential” funding to volunteer management after a hard fought public campaign led by peak body Volunteering

Call to PM to Reinstate Volunteer Funding

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 5th July 2017 -  Volunteer Support Services are calling on the federal government to “immediately reinstate” $5.7 million back to the Volunteer Management Program or risk having a “highly

Volunteering in a Changing Landscape

Fred Brumhead, Tuesday, 4th July 2017 -  Volunteering is a rich and essential ingredient to the disability sector, writes Fred Brumhead, CEO of disability service provider Interchange Outer East. In recent times, and
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