“Every day volunteers develop and implement solutions to address vital social issues such as homelessness, safety on the beach, emergency services and care for the elderly and less able.” New research hopes to value the contribution of volunteering.Read more ›
After last year’s highly successful Youth Volunteers Forum, Volunteering Victoria is proud to present its second forum on Advocacy: Skills, Methods and Means! – as part of the celebrations of National Volunteer Week 2014.
The focus of the Forum will be on advocating for recognition and support of volunteering and volunteer management. It will provide answers to “How do we become good advocates for volunteering and volunteer management? What are the skills, methods and means used by successful advocates? How do you develop an advocacy campaign and motivate others to be involved?”
On 10 April Brett Williamson, CEO, Volunteering Australia, and Sue Noble, CEO, Volunteering Victoria co-authored a piece which was published in Pro Bono News, prompted by an address on 17 March by Kevin Andrews, the Minister for Social Services and the Minister responsible for volunteering, where he addressed the National Press Club on civil society and mutuality.
Volunteering Victoria have released the first of what will be an ongoing series of Position Statements on key issues of relevance to the volunteering sector.
Volunteering Australia (VA) today announced the theme for the 25th anniversary year of National Volunteer Week (12 – 18 May) – a theme that points to the power of volunteers and volunteering in Australia. It’s a theme that asks us to imagine the possibilities for a better community offered by the power of volunteers and volunteering
Corporate volunteering has huge impacts on employee engagement and wellbeing levels, but there are barriers to employee participation. Top practitioners in corporate volunteering met at the NAB/Volunteering Victoria Corporate Volunteering Breakfast this week to discuss the issues involved in engaging employee volunteers.Read more ›
A vacancy exists at the world’s leading Zoo-based conservation organisation.Full time Volunteer Coordinator at Healesville Sanctuary.Read more ›
Our Community has launched the new Institute of Community Directors Australia – the best practice network for not-for-profit boards, committees and councils.Read more ›