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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Tributes, support and additional funding flow during National Volunteer Week

The power of the unpaid workforce has been highlighted during this challenging year.   Particularly during this current pandemic, it is vital that we recognise and thank volunteers. The theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week was: “changing communities, changing lives” which has become especially poignant during the current pandemic. Volunteers from all over Australia have become essential…

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Leep thanks our wonderful volunteers

Thank you to our fantastic volunteer Tech Mates for supporting learners to master new digital skills and making a difference to their lives forever. We thank all volunteers who put aside their needs to support the community around them and we recognize their efforts during National Volunteering Week and every day.  

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