Volunteering Victoria has partnered with Curtin University, Flinders University, Macquarie University and Victoria University in an Australian Government funded research study to examine what can encourage individuals to volunteer in Australia. As part of this study, the research team are seeking the views of active volunteers (volunteered in the past 12 months) aged 35-54 years and 55 years plus to participate in one of two focus group sessions in Victoria. The focus groups will last no longer than 2 hours each, refreshments will be provided and you will receive a $70 gift voucher in appreciation for your time.Read more ›
In an Australian first, Volunteering Victoria and Volunteering Geelong today introduced 20 expertly trained Managers of Spontaneous Emergency Volunteers (MSEVs) who will provide key support in coordinating spontaneous volunteers assisting with relief and recovery in the region following a natural disaster.
Nominations have opened for Victoria’s first State Volunteering Awards which embrace all facets of volunteering and showcase the commitment and impact of Victoria’s volunteer programs, volunteer managers and volunteer involving organisations.
The Victorian Budget 2015-16 was delivered on 5 May 2015. Volunteering Victoria welcomes the commitments in the budget that will help tackle disadvantage in the Victorian community.
During National Volunteer Week 2015 we were fortunate to hear the words of Vasilis, an incredibly passionate volunteer at the Australian Greek Welfare Society. Vasilis’ story represents the power of volunteering on both a personal and community level.
Volunteers wanted for an important study of how best to sustain volunteering in Australia into the next decade. Volunteering Victoria has partnered with Curtin University, Flinders University, Macquarie University and Victoria University in an Australian Government funded research study to examine what can encourage individuals to volunteer in Australia.Read more ›
ShareEvent Wrap Up – Down & Out & Volunteering To celebrate National Volunteer Week, Volunteering Victoria held a special forum called Down and Out and Volunteering on 21 May. The event was well attended by over 70 Volunteer Managers and Coordinators across the many sectors that volunteering powers. The Forum began with a presentation by Associate Professor Art Stukas from LaTrobe […]Read more ›
Share Volunteer with Centre for Multicultural Youth Volunteers help newly arrived young refugees settle happily into a new life in Australia. Could you help young people make the most of opportunities while balancing some of the challenges of day to day life? CMY are seeking volunteers in July – December 2015 for (tentative) programs based in: Dandenong Noble Park Epping CBD […]Read more ›