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A new Giving Australia report has revealed the critical role volunteers play in the success of not-for-profit organisations and the fact that they are often NFPs' most valuable resource. The report, Giving and volunteering: the nonprofit perspective, represents the most extensive research undertaken so far to uncover how NFPs drive support

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mpconsulting has been engaged by the Department of Social Services to undertake a review of the Volunteer Management Program (VMP). Through the VMP, the Department funds over 50 organisations (volunteer support services) to deliver volunteer support across Australia. The services recruit, encourage, support and train volunteers and volunteer involving organisations,

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The National Volunteering Conference 2018 is taking place from 20 to 22 June in Sydney. The Department of Social Services is offering scholarships to provide assistance for people who are disadvantaged or are from regional, rural or remote areas to attend the conference.