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 »
Who rules the roost?
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 mostRead More »
Garage sales and other things of importance!
OZVPM HOT TOPIC – MAY 2007 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar This week I had occasion to attend the funeral service of Vic, a dedicated volunteer I had known for the last three years,Read More »
The Tsunami Effect
OzVPM HOT TOPIC – JANUARY 2005 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar The tsunami disaster that struck on December 26, 2004 has captured the headlines like no other story since the terrorist attacks on NYCRead More »
Volunteers are voters too!
OzVPM HOT TOPIC – OCTOBER 2004 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar With Australia in the throes of a federal election campaign at present, I’ve been keeping a particularly keen eye out to see whatRead More »
How to win GOLD for your volunteer program!
OzVPM HOT TOPIC – SEPTEMBER 2004 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Now that the Olympic flame has been extinguished over Athens, we can say farewell to the summer games for another four years.Read More »
In from the CALD!
OzVPM HOT TOPIC – AUGUST 2004 By OzVPM Director Andy Fryar with guest contributor Peter Heyworth We have often heard it said that outside of Israel , Australia has the most multicultural population onRead More »