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It’s a serious business   …this profession we are in!

It’s a serious business …this profession we are in!

Andy Fryar August 1, 2009 4

 HOT TOPIC – August / September 2009 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar I’m lucky enough to meet hundreds of people each year who are responsible for leading volunteers. More often than not, I am

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Don’t forget the People in the Process

Don’t forget the People in the Process

Andy Fryar June 1, 2009 2

HOT TOPIC – June / July 2009 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Over the years I have had the opportunity to write and edit hundreds of hot topics, articles, reports, blogs and even books

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Perceptions of the Australian Volunteer Movement

Perceptions of the Australian Volunteer Movement

Andy Fryar April 1, 2009 4

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – April / May 2009 By OzVPM Director Andy Fryar with Rob Jackson and Tony Goodrow During March 2009, two ‘first time’ visitors travelled to Australia where they got involved in

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In Debt to Volunteering?

In Debt to Volunteering?

Andy Fryar February 1, 2009 2

HOT TOPIC – FEBRUARY / MARCH 2009 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar The latest ‘Hot Topic’ to face volunteering in Australia is the rumour that the Prime Minister is soon to announce the formation

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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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