How to write the most engaging volunteering opportunity

The volunteering landscape is changing rapidly. People are desperately wanting to connect with their community and give back, however are becoming more and more time poor. This means they are searching for fast and easy, but meaningful ways to connect. They are looking for volunteering opportunities that can fit in around their busy life style, that also match their passions, skills and interests.

So, how do you make sure you are writing the most engaging volunteering opportunities, to encourage the volunteer to find out more?

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Connecting With Our Communities - A Day Spent Well at Newtown Festival

Uniting our communities and celebrating the beauty of diversity is something we, as a society, should really focus on. A few weeks ago, the Collaborate team was fortunate to participate in the Newtown Festival. What Collaborate wanted to bring to the festival is that sense of positivity and connection. It is the small acts of kindness that can really lighten up someone’s day, and this was our focus on that beautiful and warm Sunday.

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Holly Norton, a finalist in the MYOB Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

The Woman Entrepreneur of the Year international award aims to support women entrepreneurs across the world who aspire to tackle major social, cultural and environmental issues in their communities. Created by INCO, the Global awards is hosted annually during the Impact World Forum.

We are so incredibly proud and thrilled that Holly Norton has been named a finalist alongside 3 other incredible wāhine.

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Happy International Volunteering Day

Today is International Volunteering Day.  This is a day to recognise and connect with the global volunteer movement of which we are all a part. This year’s theme, ‘volunteers build resilient communities,’ acknowledges the vital role that volunteers play in preventing, preparing and responding to inevitable shocks and stresses within our communities, and building resilience to make us stronger.  How are you planning on celebrating volunteers today?

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Evey

Evey volunteers and gives back through many different aspects of her life.  She is immersed in the multicultural community in Nelson and has a talent for networking and, connecting and supporting people from a huge variety of backgrounds.  

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