Rethinking the future of volunteering?

Rethinking the future of volunteering?

Rethinking the future of volunteering?   Globally the Red Cross and Red Crescent have some 11-12 million volunteers. This number fluctuates somewhat depending on what disasters and crises may emerge on any given year, but regardless it is still a significant number of...
The backbone and the brain

The backbone and the brain

The backbone and the brain Is it time to rethink the metaphors used to describe volunteers?   An article from the Red Cross Red Crescent magazine Volunteers are often called the ‘heart’ or the ‘backbone’ of the Movement because they have passion and they do most of...
Future model

Future model

Future Organizational Model and Culture The Tension Participants in the consultation have expressed concerns that the organisation can be overly bureaucratic, slow to change and not as efficient as it could be.  The fast changing world requires greater focus on...
Digital transformation

Digital transformation

A digitally transformed network The Tension As an unprecedented digital and technological revolution unfolds around us, transformative opportunities are emerging in all aspects of our work, including; the potential for data to open up new insights for our programs and...