State of Volunteering Report Released
The latest ‘State of Volunteering’ report has been released by Volunteering Australia to celebrate IYV+10 The report looks at volunteering numbers and trends in Australia and makes for an interesting read. The report canRead More »
Inertia and the Impending Doom
Be vigilant and be active! Identify those trends which may be likely to have an impact on volunteer availability or on the capacity of our programs to cope with extra welfare candidates being 'pushed'Read More »
Baby Boomers: Golden Age or Bursting Bubble?
Do you agree with Bernard Salt's thoughts about the impending boom in volunteer numbers? Do you agree with Andy's summary?Is your organisation experiencing any particular growth or decline (or other changes) particularly relating toRead More »
In Debt to Volunteering?
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 formationRead More »
Is there a crude awakening in store for volunteerism?
HOT TOPIC – AUGUST 2007 by OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar The cry of Chicken Little proclaiming that ‘the sky is falling’ is an easy mantra to take in today’s world of population growth, economicRead More »
Have we got it wrong?
HOT TOPIC – JULY 2007 By OzVPM Director Andy Fryar and Peple First Total Solutions CEO, Martin J Cowling After years of surveys showing a clear growth in the number of volunteers in AustraliaRead More »
Reclaiming the true value of volunteers
OZVPM HOT TOPIC – JUNE 2007 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar This month, as we celebrate the 5th birthday of OzVPM, I’ve been reflecting a little on the changes we have seen in theRead More »
Are we evolving into a new look profession?
OzVPM HOT TOPIC – JUNE 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Having recently had the privilege of returning from another trip abroad, I am more convinced than ever that the profession of volunteer managementRead More »