Volunteering: The people, the community and the contributions it makes to society

Volunteering can be defined as time willingly given for the common good without financial gain (Volunteering Australia, 2015). In other words, volunteering involves committing time and energy to provide a service that benefits a person, society or the community without expecting financial or material rewards.  People choose to volunteer for a number of reasons....

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Bridging the gap in opportunities for women in the workplace during a pandemic and beyond

Many have faced challenges as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. However, this article will focus on further widening the gap in opportunities for women in the workplace. COVID-19 abruptly disrupted many existing schedules resulting in a shift from working in offices and children being in school and daycare to performing...