Episode #34 - Mark Pearce: How a strong mission is your currency to attract and motivate volunteers

The Innovate For Impact podcast is for leaders in the social sector who want to create a more innovative and impactful organisation.  Each episode is jam packed with tips on how you can deliver more impact, and we bring you stories from other leaders in the sector that are making a difference.

In this episode, Tracey and Dan are joined by Mark Pearce, CEO of Volunteering Australia in time for National Volunteer Week.  Mark shares his thoughts on how volunteering is linked to innovation and also the importance of having a strong mission for your organisation to attract and motivate volunteers.

Here’s a taste of what Dan, Tracey, and Mark cover in the conversation:

  • The link between volunteering and innovation

  • Volunteers are focused more on your mission and how by providing their time, can help them to create better community outcomes 

  • What the most successful organisations are doing to bring their mission to life for their volunteers

  • The national volunteering strategy that is being co-designed across the country with key stakeholders, plus how you can get involved 

Links from the episode

  • Volunteering Australia Website: Click here

  • National Volunteering Strategy website: Click here 

  • The 'Innovate for Impact Self-Assessment': Click here

  • Impacto Consulting on LinkedIn: Click here