Ten questions every VM should ask a potential employer!
As Leaders of Volunteers one of our specialty areas is (or at least should be) the ability to properly interview someone. To ask the right question To draw out that extra layer of informationRead More »
Need a volunteer database?
Better Impact provide a world class, affordable, leading edge, cloud based solution for volunteer management in organisations of all shapes and sizes. If you would like to learn more visit www.betterimpact.com.au or contact OzVPMRead More »
The ANZAC’S – Our Greatest Ever Volunteers?
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 andRead More »
Is it time to re-define volunteering?
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 theRead More »
How many volunteers are too many volunteers?
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 leadershipRead More »
A Burning Issue
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 toRead More »
The Cane Toad Effect
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 courseRead More »
A new online resource for volunteer managers
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 accessRead More »