volunteer to advance your career
13 Dec
  • By Camilla Marsh
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The Key to Advancing Your Career? Volunteer!

So you’re well aware what benefits volunteering has on your community and the world at large, but have you considered what’s in it for you and your career? What goes around comes around, and spreading all those good vibes around the volunteer clock can come back to you as some seriously good karma. Whether you’re […]

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Clean-C Beach Clean Up
08 Dec
  • By Brownie Points
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Success Story: Clean-C Beach Cleanup

On a crisp Saturday morning, Brownie Points, in partnership with Clean-C and Slinky the Dachshund, took to Blouberg Beach for a clean day of fun. We were joined by a large group of volunteers, rubbish bags in hand, to pick up every piece of man-made litter from the sand. On the first Saturday of each […]

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CSR program
25 Oct
  • By Brownie Points
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Build Your CSR Program in 5 Simple Steps

Building a successful brand and delivering a steller service or product, is simply not suffice to stay ahead in today’s competitive corporate market. If you want to excel in all key areas of employee engagement, customer satisfaction, brand awareness, and of course profit, you need to put together a proficient CSR (corporate social responsibility) program. […]

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Durban City Clean Up
09 Oct
  • By Blake Dyason
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The Power of Volunteering: Durban City Clean Up

On Sunday 1 October, close on 100 strangers joined hands across the promenade as part of the Durban City Clean Up, and in a matter of hours, collected over 400kg of litter. As the driving force behind the city clean ups, I partnered with city runs host, Stillwater Sports. The purpose behind the partnership? Before […]

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volunteering mental health
04 Oct
  • By Camilla Marsh
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5 Ways Volunteering Improves Your Mental Health

When we volunteer, we don’t just help others, we actually help ourselves too. Many studies have indicated volunteering improves our mental health and well-being; but we don’t need studies to show us this. Just an hour or two of your time serving your community or soaking up the good vibes of nature, and you’ll benefit […]

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microvolunteering
30 Aug
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Microvolunteering – big rewards for small actions

To tap into microvolunteering, the hottest trend circulating the philanthropy scene – all you need is a minute or two of your time and a desire to do good. Micro-  what? We hear ya, check out this video to see what it’s all about: What is Microvolunteering? Microvolunteering balances our need for instant satisfaction with […]

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