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Exploring Online Social Networking

Exploring Online Social Networking

Andy Fryar December 1, 2008 6

HOT TOPIC – DEC ’08 / JAN ’09 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar with Jayne Cravens Special thanks are extended to Jayne Cravens for her assistance in co-writing this month’s hot topic. Her advice and

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Co-operate or Collapse

Co-operate or Collapse

Andy Fryar October 1, 2008 2

HOT TOPIC – OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2008 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar OzVPM has just finished co-hosting the 1st Asia Pacific Volunteer Leadership conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. While the entire conference was a really

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New incentives for new volunteers?

New incentives for new volunteers?

Andy Fryar September 1, 2008 1

HOT TOPIC – SEPTEMBER 2008 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Not so long ago* I was reading an article in the Weekend Australian all about how, in an effort to retain staff members and

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The Yin and Yang of China’s Olympic Volunteers

The Yin and Yang of China’s Olympic Volunteers

Andy Fryar August 1, 2008 7

Foreword by Andy Fryar (OzVPM) This month marks the hosting of the Beijing Olympic games – and the largest Olympic Games volunteer program ever formed. Here at OzVPM we had planned to write our

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A sector by every other name

A sector by every other name

Andy Fryar July 1, 2008 1

HOT TOPIC – JULY 2008 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar   I spent last Friday at a very exciting conference.   Titled, “Making a Difference: Social inclusion for new and emerging communities” the conference

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Is Corporate Volunteering a Benefit of Self Serving?

Is Corporate Volunteering a Benefit of Self Serving?

Andy Fryar June 1, 2008 4

HOT TOPIC – JUNE 2008 by OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Probably the greatest growth area in the world of volunteerism over recent years has been the explosion of corporate or employee volunteer programs the

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Who rules the roost?

Who rules the roost?

Andy Fryar May 1, 2008 7

HOT TOPIC – MAY 2008 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar I am lucky enough to travel a lot and to meet many volunteer managers from all walks of life in the process. Like most

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Personal Power in Volunteer Management

Personal Power in Volunteer Management

Andy Fryar April 1, 2008 1

HOT TOPIC – APRIL 2008 By Guest Hot Topic Author, Liz Scarfe Something I’ve been ruminating on and off for the last year or two involves issues of personal power which we are exhibiting

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