Recent Posts »

The ANZAC’S – Our Greatest Ever Volunteers?

The ANZAC’S – Our Greatest Ever Volunteers?

Andy Fryar April 25, 2015 3

By Andy Fryar Today in Australia and New Zealand we respectfully commemorate 100 years of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli. For overseas readers, this day has become sacrosanct in this part of the world and

Read More »
Is it time to re-define volunteering?

Is it time to re-define volunteering?

Andy Fryar April 15, 2015 1

This month’s Hot Topic is a re-working of an article I first wrote a decade ago. I’ve revisited this topic after being invited to provide an online thought piece to raise debate as the

Read More »
How many volunteers are too many volunteers?

How many volunteers are too many volunteers?

Andy Fryar March 29, 2015 0

One of the most common questions I am asked is “How many volunteers should one Volunteer Manager be responsible for?” – or in other words, what might be the ideal ratio of volunteer leadership

Read More »
A Burning Issue

A Burning Issue

Andy Fryar January 22, 2015 3

It’s summer in Australia and in January this year South Australia experienced its worst bushfires for several decades. What made these latest fires more frightening than usual was just how close they got to

Read More »
New SA Volunteering Survey Released

New SA Volunteering Survey Released

Andy Fryar December 1, 2014 0

  The most recent Volunteering in South Australia in 2014 survey report (PDF 796KB), conducted by Harrison Research and involving more than 1,500 respondents aged 15 years or over, has been released and reveals that volunteer participation in

Read More »
The Cane Toad Effect

The Cane Toad Effect

Andy Fryar November 15, 2014 4

I was recently asked to speak on the topic of ‘Navigating the Brave New World’ of volunteerism. In the room were a number of volunteer management professionals, Volunteer Centre personnel, volunteers and of course

Read More »
A new online resource for volunteer managers

A new online resource for volunteer managers

Andy Fryar November 15, 2014 0

Better Impact have launched a new ‘members community’ – that is open for everyone. It’s a great new resource that gives Volunteer Managers the opportunity to connect with others around the world, gain access

Read More »
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator – Oxfam

Volunteer Engagement Coordinator – Oxfam

Andy Fryar November 15, 2014 0

An excellent opportunity for a passionate Volunteer Coordinator to join one of Australia’s leading international not for profits Be part of Oxfam’s exciting Active Citizenship Unit Full Time, 12 month maternity leave contract, 35

Read More »

News »

New SA Volunteering Survey Released

New SA Volunteering Survey Released

December 1, 2014, No Comments

  The most recent Volunteering in South Australia in 2014 survey report (PDF 796KB), conducted by Harrison ...

Join us on Facebook!

Join us on Facebook!

September 2, 2012, No Comments

Hot Topics »

The ANZAC’S – Our Greatest Ever Volunteers?

The ANZAC’S – Our Greatest Ever Volunteers?

April 25, 2015, 3 Comments

By Andy Fryar Today in Australia and New Zealand we respectfully commemorate 100 years of ...

A Burning Issue

A Burning Issue

January 22, 2015, 3 Comments
The Cane Toad Effect

The Cane Toad Effect

November 15, 2014, 4 Comments

Positions Vacant »

Volunteer Engagement Coordinator – Oxfam

Volunteer Engagement Coordinator – Oxfam

November 15, 2014, No Comments

An excellent opportunity for a passionate Volunteer Coordinator to join one of Australia’s leading international ...