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Your guide to finding the right volunteer opportunity.

Get your board career started

Get your board career started

It’s an idea that percolates in the back of your mind: one day, somehow, you would like to join a board of directors. You’re not quite sure how to get there, but you feel that you could use your skills to positively contribute to an organisation as a board member.

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Getting Started

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Tips to help you volunteer during COVID-19

Tips to help you volunteer during COVID-19

Is your isolation routine starting to feel a bit like Ground Hog Day? If so, you are not alone!

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The qualities and skills that will help you be a great volunteer

The qualities and skills that will help you be a great volunteer

Worried or unsure about what you have to offer as a volunteer? The good news is that most community organisations are looking for skills that you already have.

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Here’s how to find an opportunity that suits your interests

Here’s how to find an opportunity that suits your interests

To make it easier for you, we’ve recently introduced some handy tools to help unlock the full potential of your search and ensure you never miss a volunteer opportunity.

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Why Volunteer?

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How to make your passion your job

This video touches on the story of Jesse - the founder of St Kilda Mum’s. Jesse turned her passion for helping less fortunate families into a paid role.

How volunteering can help your career

You volunteer because you love it. But guess what? You’re also building up career brownie points every time you give your time to a good cause.

How volunteering can positively impact your kids

Do you want to spend quality time together as a family? Why not volunteer to help others? Volunteering as a family can be very rewarding and at the same time give back to the community.

Benefits of volunteering

Being a volunteer isn’t just about giving. You can get a lot back in return from being involved in such an event - both personally and professionally.

Be Inspired

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Get your board career started

Get your board career started

It’s an idea that percolates in the back of your mind: one day, somehow, you would like to join a board of directors. You’re not quite sure how to get there, but you feel that you could use your skills to positively contribute to an organisation as a board member.

Read
How volunteering experience helped these students secure their dream jobs

How volunteering experience helped these students secure their dream jobs

Competition in the workforce is tough, and we are having to work harder than ever to differentiate ourselves and attract the attention of recruiters and employers.

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Employees using their spare time for good

Employees using their spare time for good

With the world changing rapidly around us, the desire to help others has never been stronger. The biggest barrier to doing this has commonly been time.

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