Articles tagged "volunteering"
On the 2nd and 4th day of National Volunteer Week, the Actuaries Institute held Cocktail Parties in Sydney and Melbourne to recognise and thank its many valued volunteers. The second annual Volunteer of the Year Awards were also presented, honouring four winners from 42 outstanding nominations.
Posted on: May 28, 2018
Sarah Highet speaks to three actuaries who made a career change to work in NFP roles, motivated by a desire to use their skills to help people less fortunate than themselves and make a difference to their lives.
Posted on: May 14, 2018
Ahead of the Institute's second annual Volunteer Awards, taking place during National Volunteer Week, Lily Meszaros takes a moment to consider the impact of their generous work.
Posted on: April 19, 2018
Andrew Boal, Willis Towers Watson Regional Head of Australasia is one of the Institute’s longest serving volunteers. We asked what he’s learned after nine years as a Committee Convenor, and why he continues to serve as a volunteer.
Posted on: April 10, 2018
Roger Xie, Actuarial Analyst at Suncorp, is an energetic and passionate actuary who dreams of changing the world for the better. Recently, he became a member of the Rotary Club of Sydney, getting involved in many charitable activities around the world.
Posted on: January 4, 2018
With 55% of our members being younger than 34 years old, and only 20% serving on primary committees, the Institute has turned its focus to creating a genuine active dialogue on how we can create more opportunities to engage younger people in our key volunteer programs.
Posted on: October 20, 2017
Committee and Volunteer Engagement Manager, Lily Meszaros reports on the annual Volunteer Cocktail Parties hosted by the Institute in Melbourne and Sydney this June, and highlights the recipients of the inaugural Volunteer of the Year Awards.
Posted on: June 29, 2017
When Julia Lessing, Director at Guardian Actuarial, was asked 'what would be the best advice for young professionals' she thought volunteering. In this article, Julia illustrates the value of volunteering and how it contributes to our careers.
Posted on: November 23, 2016
Stephanie Quine talks with the new Committee and Volunteer Manager at the Actuaries Institute, Lily Meszaros; former Star Wars actor and Rwandan national, about her mission to better support the vital work of volunteers.
Posted on: September 20, 2016