Why we Need to Acknowledge the Power Of Volunteering

Why volunteer?

Volunteering Practices in the Twenty-First Century by Author: Chris Millora

1. We need to push a social capital narrative for businesses to promote community building, talent recruitment, and retention

2. We need to link volunteering to job opportunities & professional orientation for young immigrants and underrepresented groups

3. Civic Engagements & participation is at the bone of grassroots movement to exercise human rights and we should all protect that

4. We need to measure the impact of volunteering

Volunteering needs to be appreciated and acknowledged

  1. Increasing cross-sectoral collaboration to share knowledge and tools.
  2. Raising the funding for volunteer organizations to connect and meet. Through the knowledge of how they impact SDGs, they can connect and be more sustainable.
  3. Including volunteer organizations, grassroot movements, and those who offer informal and formal volunteering opportunities as an official stakeholder in all official documents in organizations that are responsible for the local implementation of SDGs such as cities or local governments. They also need to be included in policy papers and voluntary national reviews. These are national reviews of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals reported annually at the UN’s High Level Political Forum by member states.
UN Volunteers Global Technical Meeting- call to action.

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I’m a keynote speaker and entrepreneur with a passion for diversity and inclusion and all things cross-sectoral.

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