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Platform Release 2.0.1 & 2.0.2

Overview 2.0.1 is the first release since the major platform overhaul! Its main goals were to stabilize platform usage while making it a more beautiful, enjoyable experience. 2.0.2 actually came out about a week later, but we had not even got 2.0.1’s notes out yet! So...

A new volunteering platform experience

The beginning Communiteer is about to enter an exciting new age, a new iteration of the Communiteer volunteering platform! Months in the making, Communiteer has been hard at work towards a project; whose sole focus is to improve the interaction and sense of community...

What is Volunteer Project Scoping?

Meaning of Volunteer Project Scoping Scoping is an essential factor in determining whether or not a project gets off the ground or never even starts. Sometimes it is responsible for an entirely different approach to a problem. But what is it exactly? A tool? A...

A new volunteer management platform

The beginning Communiteer is about to enter an exciting new age, a new iteration of the Communiteer volunteer management platform. Months and months in the making, we have been hard at work towards a project whose sole focus is to improve the interaction and sense of...

Community Spotlights

Linkmate & Wellbeing @ Work: Helping us be better mates

Linkmate is passionate about helping people feel less lonely and finding confidence. We want them sharing their emotions before they develop into a serious mental health concern. Through its social network for emotional support, the Linkmate app brings mental wellness...

International Women’s Day 2022!

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we are celebrating and showcasing some of the women-centric NFPs on our platform! This is what Jayna Huang, our community engagement coordinator had to say about today: “International Women’s Day is a day for us...

P&G Purpose: Empowering Refugees & Migrants into Employment

P&G Purpose is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to place underserved individuals in employment. While providing the necessary support required to fulfill their career potentials. They...

Not-For-Profit Spotlight: Earthwatch Institute Australia

Earthwatch Institute Australia is passionate about empowering people to take action in key areas where we can have the most impact. They keep ahead of climate change, save the reef and oceans,...

Volunteer Spotlight: Vijay Pawar, National Volunteer Week 2021

This year’s National Volunteer Week 2021 has the theme of: ‘Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine’. That is why at Communiteer, we are proud to recognise some of the volunteer champions who have used...

Andrew Leigh & Nick Terrell: A Community Builder’s Handbook

In celebrating the launch of Andrew Leigh and Nick Terrell’s book, Reconnected: A Community Builder’s Handbook, we are sharing an excerpt where our CEO, Victor Lee, shared his insights...

Three Young Women in Climate Action Paving the Way

Annabel, Grace and Ashley are women in climate action spreading awareness of the crisis and educating individuals about what they can do to improve their carbon footprint.  Annabel Anderson, Leader...

Ben Pearson on Captive Dolphin Breeding

The wave of public opinion is shifting towards ending captive dolphin breeding. The Head of Campaigns at World Animal Protection, Ben Pearson aims to ensure that the current generation of dolphins...

Sustainable Fashion with Ally From Isla Recycled Fashion

Isla Recycled Fashion is an Instagram page that posts unique,...

OzHarvest Australia: Reducing Food Waste

OzHarvest CEO Ronni Kahn brings to light the devastating impacts...

Gemma Rygate on the Benefits of Giving Back to the Community

Gemma Rygate is the CEO of The Centre for Volunteering, the peak body in NSW for promoting volunteering and supporting community engagement. Through providing leadership and service delivery in NSW...

Volunteering for Fun with The Supertee Project

Volunteering for something you are passionate about, helps you find purpose and gives you a greater understanding of how you can give back. This is something that our Community Development Manager...

Corporate Volunteering

Skilled volunteers – Why, How, What

You may find this hard to believe but a hammer can’t fix all your household problems. Issues around your home come in all forms and all require a different solution. This is the same for any Not-for-Profit (NFP) organisation. Almost anybody can stack shelves, move...

How corporate volunteers can make a difference

When was the last time you felt you were contributing to a good cause? A cause that had fire stirring up inside your gut? This feeling comes from when you join a group that dedicates itself to the betterment of community, humanity and justice. Corporate volunteers...

Pathway to Employment: Student Volunteer Case Study

From July to December 2021, Communiteer and AVI (Australian Volunteers International) in partnership ran Pathway to Employment. This was a pilot program facilitating...

Gen Z: How big brands can regain their trust

While it is clear that Gen Z believes in change over profit, there are ways that brands can begin to save the relationship. As the oldest members of Gen Z are entering...

Fixing The Great Resignation with the greater good

For many, the end of lockdown also meant the end of working from home. Yet, the same workforce that is returning to the office isn’t the same that left it. In fact,...

Volunteering in Australia and how Communiteer’s crowdsourcing model can make change (EPN)

Published on the EPodcast Network website on the 1st of November. Volunteering in Australia is in trouble. While more and more people need help, NFPs are struggling to...

Employee Volunteering Boosts Engagement & Productivity

In today’s world, businesses need to have a heightened sense of ethics. They are expected to be accountable for how their practices impact society. Employee...

10 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Without employees, an organisation wouldn’t exist. And without motivated employees, an organisation would not be able to thrive. This is why increasing employee...

Employee Engagement in CSR: Sustainable Leadership

For our second event of the series, Employee Engagement in CSR (corporate social responsibility), we had the opportunity to hear from our expert panellists: Helen...

Event Volunteering: Engaging Teams with Mobilize

Our event volunteering partner Mobilize also joined us for the first event in our Sustainable Leadership Series: Engaging Teams with Purpose! In this series, we will...

How does Earthwatch Institute utilise corporate partnerships?

Earthwatch Institute Australia is passionate about engaging corporations, governments, and community organisations to take action . Key areas where we can have the most...

9 Corporate Volunteering Ideas & Tips

Communiteer is proud to present corporate volunteering ideas from organisations that have created successful volunteer programs, lifted employee engagement levels and...

Student Volunteering

Let’s celebrate National Student Volunteer Week 2022!

National Student Volunteer Week 2022 acknowledges and celebrates student volunteers, and promotes volunteering to students and young people across Australia. The theme this year is Passion. Opportunity. Change. which explores how students can realise their dreams and...

Pathway to Employment: Student Volunteer Case Study

From July to December 2021, Communiteer and AVI (Australian Volunteers International) in partnership ran Pathway to Employment. This was a pilot program facilitating mentoring between university students and corporate volunteers, alongside skilled volunteering. Read...

3 Ways To Find Student Volunteering Opportunities

While managing course deadlines and work commitments, students can build strong relationships within the community by volunteering. Here are 3 ways to find suitable...

Not-for-Profit Management

Skilled Volunteering: The end of ‘voluntourism’

Originally published on ProbonoAustralia.com. In a saturated digital landscape, “traditional volunteering” is fading as skilled volunteers meet the technological demands not for profits need to thrive, writes Victor Lee. Skilled Volunteering is a missed opportunity...

Volunteering in Australia and how Communiteer’s crowdsourcing model can make change (EPN)

Published on the EPodcast Network website on the 1st of November. Volunteering in Australia is in trouble. While more and more people need help, NFPs are struggling to...

P&G Purpose: Empowering Refugees & Migrants into Employment

P&G Purpose is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to place underserved individuals in employment. While providing the necessary support required to fulfill their career potentials. They...

How does Earthwatch Institute utilise corporate partnerships?

Earthwatch Institute Australia is passionate about engaging corporations, governments, and community organisations to take action . Key areas where we can have the most impact include to keep ahead...