Remote Volunteering – Continuing to Support Organisations Overseas
Australian Volunteer Robyn Whitney volunteers at Wangsel Institute for the Deaf, Paro, Bhutan as a Deaf Education Teacher Trainer. In this photo she is having a chat with Chencho Dem, senior teacher II and interpreter.

Remote Volunteering – Continuing to Support Organisations Overseas

The Australian Volunteers Program partners with over 600 organisations around the world. Due to COVID-19, the program has adapted to a remote volunteering model where it continues to support organisations through these difficult times. AVP's Remote Volunteering initiative was launched in May 2020. The initiative has since expanded since its initial rollout.…

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2020 Westfield Local Heroes Update

The Westfield Local Heroes winners have been announced for 2020. Congratulations to Dave Graham from RuffTRACK Limited, Michael Kovacs from the NSW Rural Fire Service and Tricia Hitchen from The Haven Nepean Women’s Shelter.  The entire Leep team wish to thank everyone who voted for us this year. Your support is greatly appreciated by us all. If…

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Volunteering Can Improve Your Productivity At Work During COVID-19

Volunteering has a multitude of benefits including decreasing anxiety and increasing confidence. Contributing to your community can also assist in developing professional and leadership skills and building stronger colleague relationships.  The benefits of volunteering can increase your productivity at home and at work. Volunteering, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, can increase your sense of fulfilment and help…

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Backpackers stranded by Coronavirus help BlazeAid rebuild bushfire-ravaged farms and communities

During the COVID-19 pandemic, BlazeAid has offered food and board to backpackers in return for fencing work. The stranded backpackers assist in rebuilding fire-ravaged areas.  The influx of labour has been “massively important” during the crisis, with over 2,000 backpackers taking part to assist struggling communities since March. BlazeAid is currently working on more than 20 sites across New South…

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Five mistakes not to make if you want to give well

The Coronavirus pandemic is the perfect time for Australians to show support for their community and environment. However, it is important to remember that there is a right and a wrong way to give.  Koda Capital has compiled a list of five mistakes everyone should avoid if they want to give well. This includes…

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Job applications open for 1,000 digital ambassadors

1,000 digital ambassadors will be hired in Singapore to help stallholders and seniors learn new digital skills. Ambassadors will be a part of the new SG Digital Office (SDO) under a one-year contract.  The SDO aims to intensify outreach efforts to the hard-to-reach parts of society where they will be encouraged to adopt digital tools and learn…

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