New Mornings conducted its first mentor training on 5th and 12th September. The training was conducted by Rev Neil Boyle and Jayne Freshney (trained social worker). Approximately 15 participants were trained. Student mentoring will commence in some Ulverstone schools in Term 4, 2015.
In a US study entitled Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment: Does Volunteering Increase Odds of Finding a Job for the Out of Work? (2013) found that volunteering is associated with a 27% higher odds of employment. The results of this study suggest a statistically significant and stable association between volunteering and employment. The overall association remains consistent... Continue Reading →
From a recent Recruit & Engage Young People Workshop, hosted by Volunteer Tasmania, young people volunteer for a range of reasons. Some of these reasons are taken from the following YouTube video. The reasons include: Have fun; meet new people; world awareness; try something new; learn something new; put a smile on someone else's face; a chance... Continue Reading →