‘Volunteer flexibly’: encouraging Australia’s millennial mud army to stick around

Younger volunteers flocked to help Lismore when it was first flooded earlier this year – but then they needed to return to workSign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the communityVolunteer organisations say they’re losing younger members as disaster recovery work drags on due to a number of factors including burnout and a lack of rental accommodation.The executive director of Resilient Lismore in the New South Wales Northern Rivers region, Elly Bird, said emergency services were “just too stretched” due to natural disasters becoming more frequent and covering greater… Source – Full Article ‘Volunteer flexibly’: encouraging Australia’s millennial mud army to stick around

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