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Recording Volunteer Contributions

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd April 2015 -  New Australian research is set to investigate the extent to which Not for Profit organisations currently record and report on their volunteer-contributed services. Researcher…

Not for Profits Struggling to Define Skilled Volunteering Needs

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 11th March 2015 -  The inability of Not for Profits to define and package skilled volunteering opportunities for corporate employees blocks companies from offering more of their time and expertise,…


Keeping the Conversation Going!

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 20th October 2014 -  A lifelong dedication to volunteering, a love of meeting people and a desire to ‘keep the conversation going’ keeps the founding President of Volunteering Australia…

Why Don’t Aussies Volunteer?

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 14th October 2014 -  A new Curtin University research project is examining why people choose not to volunteer and how Australia can build a sustainable volunteer sector. The three-year study, led by…


‘Context is King’ a Favourite for NFP Leader

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 13th October 2014 -  Prior to joining Mission Australia in 2008 Kylee Bates worked for the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet on Indigenous policy, and held various policy and program roles with…


Neighbourly Approach to Change

Lina Caneva, Monday, 15th September 2014 -  Andrew Heslop is an ACT nominee for the 2015 Australian of the Year Awards for his development of Neighbour Day. Today he is an Australia Day Ambassador and is now Ambassador and Neighbour


Beauty Both Inside and Out

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th March 2014 -  A burgeoning social enterprise is showing its inner beauty by professionally outfitting men in need, as journalist Nadia Boyce discovered in this latest Spotlight on Social Enterprise.

SA Launches Historic Volunteering Strategy

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  South Australia has launched a Volunteering Strategy in partnership with government, councils and business, plus a government promise of added ‘volunteer thank you’…


Music’s Just What the Doctor Ordered

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th November 2013 -  Mother of five children, Dr Catherine Crock divides her time between family, being a physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, and her volunteer roles at HUSH


Microvolunteering: Relabelling & Diversifying?

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th October 2013 -  As a new micro-volunteering platform is about to launch in Australia, Mike Bright the Founder of the UK-based Help From Home looks at the growing world-wide trend from Not for Profits

Searching for Tassy Volunteer Stories

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 14th August 2013 -  Volunteering Tasmania is calling on Tasmanian volunteers, volunteer managers and those who benefit from their efforts to submit their most memorable volunteering moments…

Volunteer Body for Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st August 2013 -  A group of community advocates and social entrepreneurs has launched a new volunteer organisation to ensure that the voice of the ordinary volunteer is properly reflected in public…
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