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Volunteers Worth More to Australia Than Mining According to New Study

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A University of Adelaide study has found that volunteering in Australia is now worth more than the mining industry, declaring the true extent of its monetary value to be more than $200 billion a year.

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Fewer Criminals Trying To Work At Nonprofits

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Hit rates for criminal background checks have declined for five consecutive years, dropping from 7 percent in 2007 to 5.3 percent last year and the year before, according to a new study.

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Great Interest in Voluneering Through “Give Back” Service, Connecting Designers With Pro Bono Projects

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So far, crowdSpring’s program has helped a dozen nonprofits, including literacy and environmental organizations and a group for fathers of autistic children.

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Wikipedia’s Fundraising Brings Plenty of Cash Donations but Few Volunteers

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Though Wikimedia received $3.6m from a charity, the Stanton Foundation, it wants to raise money from large numbers of happy users
rather than big donors who might want some clout for their cash.

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We Over 700 Voluntary Sector Jobs Created in Scotland Through Parliament Employment Scheme

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An employment scheme launched by the Scottish Parliament with the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has seen 766 jobs
in the voluntary sector filled by young people.

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