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Advice & Tips

Your guide to finding the right volunteer opportunity.

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Considering volunteering? You can do it safely

During these precarious times, there is a need to protect both our most vulnerable citizens and volunteers. The good news is, organisations in Australia are obliged to engage their volunteers within a framework of good practice principles.

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!

New Year, New Me, Now What?

Now that the clock has ticked past January 1st, so begins that little voice inside our head reeling off all the self-improvements for the new year ahead.

How to find your volunteering fit

It’s well known that volunteering is good for your health, your community, and can even help land you a job. But to get the most out of volunteering, you need to find the right fit.

5 steps to finding your perfect volunteer opportunity

Here’s how to find (and land) a gig that helps you give back; in a role you’ll find rewarding.

How to balance volunteering with other commitments

Mel, like many of us, leads a busy life, but still finds the time to give back to the community.

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.

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.

Volunteering close to your heart and home

Many of us are already volunteers without really considering ourselves as such. Our passions, interests and communities often instinctively lead us to become involved in volunteer activities which are close to our heart and strengthen our immediate communities.

How to make volunteering work for you (at any stage of your career)

Keen to make a difference through volunteering, but too busy to make the commitment? You may be surprised at how much you can help, regardless of how little time you have on offer.