Blog by Mark Creyton Over the years I have facilitated many workshops, forums and conferences in regards to volunteer management and the changing nature of volunteering. It is an important topic and the challenges of working with a much more diverse workforce, the increasingly episodic nature of volunteering and a more complex working environment are all serious topics which need our attention. Yet I feel that there are some other trends which are too often overlooked and which offer great potential for volunteer managers and leaders to improve their volunteer programs. Read on for four of my favourites.
This week marks the 5th anniversary of the devastating Queensland Floods of 2010-11. During this time, we remember so many amazing, caring people who voluntarily helped those affected. The outpouring of community spirit and the desire of people to help each other during the massive clean-up was overwhelming!
Are you looking to attract young, enthusiastic, tech-savvy Millennial volunteers to your organisation? Volunteering Queensland will help you achieve that goal with our latest publication - Engaging Millennial Volunteers: Understanding a New Breed of Volunteers.
Over recent years Volunteering Queensland has supported nearly 200 disaster management campaigns, sourcing over 30,000 volunteers to assist with recovery efforts in disaster affected communities across Queensland. Today, we are excited to expand this service so that together we can support more Australians when it matters the most!