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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Concert: A Concerted Effort

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Project Summary

Four hours of volunteering=Concert ticket

Project Description

The Concert is an awesome music event designed to encourage more people to volunteer in their communities. There are no tickets for sale to The Concert - the only way to attend is by volunteering 4+ hours of your time to a community project. The Concert is the Volunteer Army Foundation's first major project, actioning a desire to recreate and utilise the potential of people to improve their community. The event will initiate change in thousands of people's lives and will be integral to the rebuild of Christchurch.

What are the main takeaways from this story?

Plan: Comprehensively scope out the details of the project.
Commit: Back yourself.
Collaborate: Focus on your strengths and let others focus on theirs

What was the biggest challenge or biggest surprise?

The biggest surprise was the positive impacts which the volunteers discovered their actions had - both for themselves and for others.

What are the main takeaways from this story?

Plan: Comprehensively scope out the details of the project.
Commit: Back yourself.
Collaborate: Focus on your strengths and let others focus on theirs.

What was the biggest challenge or biggest surprise?

The biggest surprise was the positive impacts which the volunteers discovered their actions had - both for themselves and for others.