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Breakthrough Study Shines a Light on NFP Workforce

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 20th July 2017 -  From CEOs to frontline staff, employees and volunteers working in the not-for-profit sector are being encouraged to take part in a national breakthrough study that aims to provide

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 Australia.

Donation Point Tap Device a Fundraising ‘Success’

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 5th July 2017 -  Asking people to donate could prove to be “the game changer” when using new donation point tap technology, according to the first Australian charity to use the device in a major fundraising…

Mud Army Covered For Injury

Wendy Williams, Friday, 7th April 2017 -  Queensland’s so-called “Mud Army”, who are volunteering to helping flood and cyclone ravaged communities get back on their feet, will be covered in case of injury. Employment and

When Passion is Payment

Stefan Delatovic, Monday, 3rd April 2017 -  If you’re engaging your volunteers well, they’re not only a valuable workforce, but an invaluable channel, writes Think HQ account director Stefan Delatovic who offers five tips

Election Candidates Asked to ‘Vote for Volunteering’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th June 2016 -  Peak body, Volunteering Australia has launched its federal election platform called Vote for Volunteering, calling on candidates to formally take an online “pledge” to show their

Charities Working Overseas Dominate Volunteers – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th July 2015 -  Despite making up only 15 per cent of Australian charities, those that operate overseas are responsible for more than a third of the country’s two million volunteers, according…

Volunteers Should Contribute to Government Decision Making

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 25th June 2015 -  Volunteers are playing a vital role across the Asia-Pacific region in making Governments more accountable and responsive to their people, but their contribution is seriously under-valued,…

Global Not for Profit and Volunteer Match Network Launched

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 19th February 2015 -  The world’s largest business social networking platform LinkedIn, has launched a tool for Not for Profits which it claims will connect them with more than four million volunteers.…

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8 Factors When Choosing A Volunteer Experience

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 2nd December 2014 -  The foundation of a successful international engagement, whether as a contractor, skills-based volunteer or employee, starts with the quality of the match writes Mark Horoszowski

Free App Helps NFPs Find Volunteers

Lina Caneva, Monday, 15th September 2014 -  Not for Profit managers can now recruit volunteers straight from their smartphones for free. Development company Workible has created an application that can link organisations…

World Volunteer Leaders to Meet On Gold Coast

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th September 2014 -  The sunny Gold Coast is set to welcome 1,000 delegates from across the world for the 23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference on September 15 to 20. This is only the second time in 44 years…
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