Accountancy body encourages young members to volunteer for ActionAid

first_img Tagged with: corporate Volunteering Accountancy body encourages young members to volunteer for ActionAid The partners hope that the scheme will encourage donors to give to ActionAid in the knowledge that a qualified accountant who understands the needs of the local community will be volunteering their services to a reputable aid provider. For communities who receive the aid, they will have free expert advice on hand about the best way to use those resources, and our students and members will be able to gain valuable hands-on experience.ACCA students and members will also be encouraged to share their skills with local schools and community projects – to expain budgeting, taxation, banking and investment.  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 18 May 2005 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. A global partnership designed to encourage young accountants to volunteer their skills to help tackle poverty has been announced by ACCA, the world’s largest professional international accountancy body, and ActionAid.The skills2share initiative has been developed to benefit communities in which ACCA members and students live and work, by giving them the opportunity to use the skills they have gained in their business studies for their wider community. Skills2share aims to help communities ensure that they are receiving aid and then using it properly, or assist local farming communities to negotiate better deals on crops they sell. Skills2share volunteers will also be encouraged to support education initiatives and empower communities on financial issues. Advertisementlast_img

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