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Your guide to finding the right volunteer opportunity.

3 different ways to enrich your year ahead

With the year well underway, it’s time to think about how you’re going to make this year better than the last.

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3 different ways to enrich your year ahead

With the year well underway, it’s time to think about how you’re going to make this year better than the last.

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Ways you can volunteer with your family and friends this summer

With end of year holidays and summer fast approaching, it’s time to get planning. You may have some time to yourself that you’re looking to fill in an enriching and productive way or perhaps you are racking your brain for new and interesting activities to do with friends and family.

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Where your help is most needed during the cost of living crisis

More Aussies than ever are needing help during the current cost of living crisis, with 3.3 million people living in poverty today. Volunteers are desperately needed across a variety of hardship relief organisations to support those seeking help.

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Raising a toast to you on International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day is a United Nations recognised occasion, occurring every year on December 5th. It offers us an opportunity to reflect on all the amazing volunteer work being done in our communities, as well as shed light on some causes that still need a helping hand.

Introverted and wanting to volunteer? Here’s how

Think volunteering is off the table just because you’re an introvert? It doesn’t have to be. Introverts possess an array of unique skills and aptitudes (some that you may not even be aware of yourself) that fit perfectly into the volunteering landscape.?

The top 10 most in-demand volunteer roles

With the rising cost of living, individuals and families are leaning on community services more than ever before. In many instances, the only way organsations can meet the increased demand for their services is through the help of volunteers.

Give the gift of friendship this festive season

While many people have plans with loved ones over the Christmas season, there are also countless Australians who spend the holidays alone.

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How volunteering can be flexible and remote

Villi Omanovic works a 40-hour week as a Business Banker at ANZ. Yet despite the long hours, he is passionate about his volunteer position, where he mentors people in digital literacy over video calls from his office.

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How volunteering experience can help you land a job

Resume? Done. Application? Complete. Your SEEK Profile is updated and you’ve double-checked the job description … but there’s one last question. Where does your volunteer experience fit into all of this? How can you leverage your volunteering experience to show your skills in a way hirers will understand and help you land the role you want?

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Tips on how your volunteer experience can get you hired

Have you heard of ‘the experience proxy?’ Or maybe you've experienced it yourself as a job candidate. It’s an idea that essentially goes around in a circle - a candidate can’t get hired because of a lack of experience, yet they can’t build on their experience because they can’t get hired.

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