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Australia, Cambodia, Volunteering

Events Director (Volunteer Board Position) for Cambodian Charity

Are you seeking a board position that genuinely affects positive change? Would you like to use your event planning, networking and fundraising skills to directly impact the lives of disadvantaged Cambodian families? Human and Hope Association Incorporated (HHA Inc.) are the Australian fundraising board supporting a grassroots community centre Human and Hope Association (HHA) in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Founded in 2011, HHA has developed from a nightly English school into a reputable NGO that is  ...

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Australia, Cambodia, Thoughts

Why I don’t mind if the electricity cuts out

This morning the electricity cut out at my home in Sydney. I didn’t realise it at first. I thought that the lightbulb had just blown.  After flicking the switch on and off a few times, I ventured into the bathroom with the light from my iPhone. It was while I was in the bathroom that my boyfriend, having just left the house to head to his community services course, messaged me and told me there was a problem with the electricity. As I walked to my bedroom and tried turning on the  ...

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Australia, Charity, Crowdfunding, Developing countries, Development, Human and Hope Association, Poverty, Sustainability, Thoughts

Running a crowdfunding campaign for your charity? Read this first.

It isn’t easy for charities to stand out from the crowd nowadays. It takes a lot of planning, networking and commitment to run a successful crowdfunding campaign.  These 10 tips on how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign have been put together from my personal experience of running several crowdfunding campaigns for Human and Hope Association, a Cambodian charity. With each crowdfunding campaign, I developed my knowledge, worked out what didn’t ‘speak’ to  ...

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Australia, Volunteering

How to find volunteer opportunities in Australia

There are thousands of causes you can support with your volunteer hours in Australia. The problem is, where do you start? This guide will give you the best websites to find volunteer opportunities in Australia. Volunteering locally is a fantastic way to help your community. Whether you decide to join an advisory board, help out an event, or walk shelter dogs once a week, the experiences can be worthwhile and also beneficial to the organisation you support. Pro Bono Australia – ProBono’s  ...

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