Building the Love Economy

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“As millennials move into a fast changing world, we have the power of transitioning into the ‘love economy’; where businesses focus on conscious capitalism over greed” As an entrepreneur, filmmaker,…

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Volunteering Across the Community

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“People often simply don’t realise the breadth of volunteering in our community”, Glenda Martin, Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager says. The reality is that volunteering plays an integral part…

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Blog Post:
In July we talked a lot about ‘inclusiveness’.  Inclusiveness, in the sense of volunteering, means looking at volunteering programmes and working with organisations to see how their volunteer programmes could be adapted to meet the needs of volunteers who may require it.  Volunteers from different cultures, for example, may need some language assistance; volunteers with physical or mental disabilities may require some assistance accessing information and/or flexibility in their roles and times of volunteering.  What is important is that organisations reflect the communities which they serve.  Does your organisation reflect your community?