Should You Hire Volunteers?
Some organizations hesitate to hire volunteers for staff positions. Or it doesn’t even occur to them! Here’s why I think you should at least have a second look at this pool of potential staff.Read More
Directors vs Trustees
The titles we give people have a vast influence over how they are viewed by the general public. Take, for instance, the difference between “Directors” and “Trustees”.Read More
Six Emerging Trends in Volunteering
Do you want to know what to watch for in the new year? Here are six emerging trends in the volunteering world to keep an eye on.Read More
Quiet Quitting in Not-for-Profits
Quiet quitting is starting to affect not-for-profits. Here is a way you can keep your staff engaged and active.Read More
How Would a Four-Day Work Week Affect Volunteering?
More and more people and companies are looking into the option of a four-day work week. If that were to become common, how would it affect the world of volunteering?Read More
Why You Need a Mentor
When trying to learn a new role, or a new skill, nothing is as valuable as a good mentor. Here’s why, and how to find one.Read More
Get More Done – Easily!
Do you find yourself working full out, yet never seeming to get the important things done? Here is a simple way to get more done that has been around for ages – because it works for most people.Read More
My Favourite Volunteer Quotes
I decided today to share some of my favourite volunteer quotes and why I love them. From Seneca to Audrey Hepburn, from Malala Yousafzai to Muhammad Ali, here is wisdom distilled into a few lines. I hope you find them as insightful as I do.Read More
When Technology Takes Over
With the steady increase in automation, more and more tasks are being taken over by technology, sometimes to the detriment of the people who were doing the work. Here’s how to armour your position against cuts.Read More
Volunteering Without White Saviourism
When people from privileged groups (white, financially secure, male, etc) try to help those less privileged, it’s easy to fall into the trap of saviourism. Here’s what that looks like, and how to avoid it.Read More