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Skilful Interviewing by Jenny Magee

Skilful Interviewing by Jenny Magee

12 Feb 2012 | Articles

Interviewing volunteers is very different to interviewing paid staff. Perhaps surprisingly, the fit with your organisation is far more important than...

Managing Arms-length Volunteers by Jenny Magee

Managing Arms-length Volunteers by Jenny Magee

11 Feb 2012 | Articles

Many volunteers work independently out in the field, in different agency departments, or at different days / times to the Co-ordinators, out in the fi...

An Inside Job – Promoting volunteers within your organisation by Jenny Magee

An Inside Job – Promoting volunteers within your organisation by Jenny Magee

11 Feb 2012 | Articles

An important part of a leader’s work is to tell stories. As the ‘expert’ on volunteers in your organisation, you are perfectly positioned to ensure th...

Volunteer Trends

Volunteer Trends

1 Feb 2012 | Volunteer Trends

The latest edition of Volunteer Trends is available for download.

Team Talk January 2012

Team Talk January 2012

13 Jan 2012 | EVP

The latest Team Talk newsletter from our Employee Team Volunteering programme is available for download.

Annual Report 2011

Annual Report 2011

1 Dec 2011 | Annual Reports

Our 2011 Annual Report is now available for download.

The Role of Government (in Volunteering)

The Role of Government (in Volunteering)

21 Nov 2011 | Articles

<em>Excerpted from "The values and basic principles of volunteering: complacency or caution?" by Jimmy Kearney in Volunteering and the...

Corporate Team Volunteering - a new approach

Corporate Team Volunteering - a new approach

7 Aug 2011 | EVP

A lot of businesses take part in team challenges every year, but how else can corporate, or team, volunteers help the wider community? Here are sugges...

Volunteering towards Employment

Volunteering towards Employment

17 May 2011 | Articles

It has been long understood that getting 'hands-on' experience goes a long way to gaining the skills necessary for obtaining work. It is also understo...

Volunteer Awareness Week 2011

Volunteer Awareness Week 2011

28 Apr 2011 | Articles

The theme for this year "Volunteering - every minute counts!" highlights that volunteers provide an invaluable contribution to our society a...


Volunteer Stories

The people are all sweet

The people are all sweet

When I first came to New Zealand I received a lot help from others and for the first time I got a feeling of being encouraged and blessed.