Community Projects

Calling All Massage Therapists for Volunteer Work

Sep 09, 2011

Have you considered using your skills as a massage therapist to volunteer for a cause? Can Too a non profit dedicated to matching fitness with charitable causes, can help to facilitate this. As a volunteer, you will be providing much needed relief...

Indigenous Health Concerns

May 19, 2011

“To us, health is about so much more than simply not being sick. It's about getting a balance between physical, mental, emotional, cultural and spiritual health. Health and healing are interwoven, which means that one can't be separated from the other.” Dr...

Developing a Sustainable Healthcare System

May 18, 2011

Modern healthcare systems are increasingly being challenged by a range of factors which impact on their ongoing sustainability, and can be defined by increasing demand and diminishing resources. For a health system to be truly sustainable it needs...

Types of Volunteer Work

Apr 08, 2011

Volunteer work can be a great way to help others and help yourself at the same time. While it can be tremendously rewarding for everyone involved, volunteering does require commitment and responsibility. Before you jump in the deep end, it's a good idea...

Volunteering in Natural Therapies

Apr 04, 2011

Volunteering in natural therapies can be a fantastic way to serve your community, practice and perfect your skills and spread the word about the health benefits of natural therapies. If you are a recent graduate of a natural therapies school or college, you...

How Do I Start Volunteer Work?

Apr 01, 2011

There are many reasons why you might want to do volunteer work. You may undertake it because are passionate about a cause or because you want to make a positive contribution to your community. If you are a young graduate, you may want to undertake volunteer...

Volunteering As a Life Coach

Mar 25, 2011

Life coaches know only too well the value of setting goals and achieving them. If you want to share the benefits of your profession with as many people as possible you might consider volunteering as a life coach. Various Ways to Volunteer as a Life Coach...

Volunteering as a Personal Trainer

Mar 21, 2011

Ever thought you would like to spread your love of health and fitness to a wider group of people, perhaps to disadvantaged communities? Did you know that not-for-profit organisations often require personal trainers as volunteers? Help Others Achieve...

Volunteering in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Mar 18, 2011

There are many ways you can make a difference in people’s lives, and as a natural therapies practitioner you will know how satisfying it feels to contribute to people’s health and wellbeing. Many practitioners are drawn to natural therapies modalities...

Volunteering as an Acupuncturist

Mar 14, 2011

Qi, the vital force which permeates everything, also links us with our surroundings and other people. What better way to enhance the flow of qi than by volunteering your time and skills as an acupuncture practitioner? Why Volunteer? Volunteers are key...

Bringing Traditional Healthcare To Rural India

Mar 11, 2011

Traditional Healthcare is an Australian-based not-for-profit charitable organisation committed to the development of sustainable healthcare facilities for underprivileged communities.  It is currently engaged in a project located in rural India, where...

Volunteering as a Nutritionist

Mar 09, 2011

There is a Spanish quote that says “The belly rules the mind”, and as a nutritionist you will know that the food we eat can have a huge influence not only on our physical wellbeing, but also our mental wellbeing. If you are interested in bringing...

Volunteering as a Massage Therapist

Mar 01, 2011

Feel like lending a helping hand? Your hands and skills could be instruments for social change by volunteering.Sometimes we think of getting a massage as a bit of a luxury, a treat, but as a massage therapist you will know the benefits of massage for...

Volunteering as a Naturopath

Feb 26, 2011

As a naturopath it’s great to be able to lead people on the path towards total health so that they can find their innate sense of wellbeing. If you want to share your knowledge with as many people as you can and you are keen to give back to your community, community...

Volunteering as a Dietician

Feb 25, 2011

As a dietician you will know that good nutrition is the key to a healthy life. Some people in our society or in other countries, through poverty or lack of education, are unable to access good food or the right types of food. In many parts of the world, and...

Volunteering as a Yoga Teacher

Feb 25, 2011

Encapsulated in the yoga tradition is the idea of seva – the spiritual practice of selfless service. Seva is at the heart of two paths of yoga – karma yoga, which is the yoga of action, and bhakti yoga, the yoga of devotion inspired by divine love.

Holistic Humanitarian Healthcare – Youth In Crisis

Dec 04, 2010

One Health Organisation (OHO) is working to bridge the gap between the holistic healthcare sector and the community sector. By placing qualified healthcare volunteers in community projects OHO provides vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals with free...

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