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How to Have a Lousy, Miserable, Failed Tenure as a Volunteer Board Member
How to Have a Lousy, Miserable, Failed Tenure as a Volunteer Board Member

22 September 2022

Nearly all leaders extend their leadership beyond the workplace to head volunteer organisations throughout their lives, often as board members. It doe...

Employee Volunteering – An Investment you can trust
Employee Volunteering – An Investment you can trust

18 August 2022

Company leaders must constantly evaluate the ROI on system-wide programs and initiatives. Things that were once considered simply a good business prac...

Employee Volunteer Programmes are Great for Business & Community
Employee Volunteer Programmes are Great for Business & Community

7 August 2022

Employee volunteer programmes make an impact on the business and community. When a company engages employees in its philanthropy programme, it communi...

Volunteering as a tool for Career Advancement
Volunteering as a tool for Career Advancement

28 July 2022

Many people will tell you that networking is an excellent way to find a new job. However, networking often seems like a vague term. In this job search...

Volunteering: A Unique Way to Market Your Business
Volunteering: A Unique Way to Market Your Business

19 July 2022

Many small business owners don't think about how their time and energy outside of their day-to-day business activities can be leveraged as a marketing...

You dont just put out fires?
You dont just put out fires?

30 June 2022

I’m Nigel, from Fire and Emergency. I’m based in Napier and Hastings, but I work across the district, from Eketahuna right up to Wairoa. I’m the Comm...

Allison - Challenging The Stereotypes
Allison - Challenging The Stereotypes

10 June 2022

I’m Allison, and I have a role in Fire and Emergency New Zealand in risk reduction – I work as part of a team locally here in Hawkes Bay. My journey...

Volunteer Excellence Awards
Volunteer Excellence Awards

3 June 2022

We’re delighted to announce that nominations for the 2022 Volunteer Excellence Awards are open. Let’s acknowledge and celebrate the hard work and comm...

Six Reasons to Mentor a Teen
Six Reasons to Mentor a Teen

10 May 2022

Perhaps you had a mentor who gave you a recommendation or taught you the skills needed to get a promotion at work. Or maybe you had a mentor in school...

What is Micro-Volunteering?
What is Micro-Volunteering?

13 April 2022

Micro Volunteering is bite-sized volunteering with no commitment to repeat and with minimum formality, involving short and specific actions that are b...