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Chapters and Moments: The Beginning of Something New

Life has a strange way of moving in and out of focus. Zooming in on moments, inscribing them as sharp memories of how things were. Zooming out, marking chapters. 464 more words

Chapters

Anou's Community Led Structure

Summary: Starting on October 1st, Mustapha Chaouai of Association Nahda (http://www.theanou.com/store/9) will become the Anou community’s second director. This is one of the most important steps in ensuring that the Anou community is always led and managed by Moroccan artisans. 1,617 more words
Behind The Scenes

Volunteer Centre Realities

In continuing the vein of last week’s blog, I am picking up on the distinction between formal and informal volunteer organisations. Because this is where Volunteer Centres might have got a bit stuck between the rock of government-funding obligations and the hard-place needs of organisations and communities, and the wider net of volunteering and community-led development. 438 more words

A Bigger Picture

The Volunteer Centre Experience

The current issue of e-volunteerism is devoted to the purpose and futures of Volunteer Centres.  I’ve been reading the critiques and the caveats, and the challenges for a sustainable future, drawn from all around the (western) world. 714 more words

A Bigger Picture