Barwon Health is seeking a Palliative Care Volunteer Coordinator, (12 month Maternity Leave replacement) who is able to step right in and keep the program moving. The role is 64 hours per fortnight and salary is Grade2A ($55,369.60 pro rata). If you are interested or know anyone suitable, please forward this information. Position Description provided in the link below. http://barwon.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=137199Read more ›
The global volunteering community has joined together today to celebrate International Volunteer Day – and at Volunteering Victoria we gathered a few representatives from different parts of the volunteering world to take part in an hour long forum on 774 ABC radio (digital). Sue Noble, Volunteering Victoria CEO, Marg Joiner, Volunteer Program Manager from Zoos Victoria and Michael Chapman, Captain of the Arthurs Creek CFA brigade joined Sally Warhaft on the Conversation Hour this morning to talk about the multifaceted world of volunteering.
We’re pleased to announce our new Associate Membership category for organisations who are unincorporated and do not have insurances. generally, this means small, unincorporated volunteer-run groups who often need assistance with volunteer management.
Applications are now open to be one of the first volunteer involving community organisations to be a part of a new Volunteering Victoria initiative – a campaign powered by a combined team of staff and skilled volunteers determined to raise the profile and value of volunteers and volunteering across the State.
“We are aiming big with this campaign,” said Volunteering Victoria CEO Sue Noble. “We want to involve communities everywhere and empower volunteer managers with resources to promote the real and profound value of volunteers in their organisations and in their communities.”
Emma Sharp, General Manager of Volunteer West, who also assists Volunteering Victoria in some of our program development work, is representing the west of Melbourne at this year’s Asia Pacific Volunteer Conference in Macau!
International Volunteer Day is celebrated worldwide on 5 December. The day provides volunteer organisations and individual volunteers with the opportunity to raise public awareness of their contributions to economic and social development at local, national and international levels. And this year, thanks to Hopscotch Films, Volunteering Victoria is giving volunteers a change to win one of 5 double passes to see the new film, Philomena.Read more ›
Sport and recreation is the number one sector for volunteering in Australia and Victoria – with all clubs and organisations in all codes at all levels relying heavily (or exclusively) on volunteers to function. However, very few clubs allocate the specific responsibility of recruiting and organising that critical asset to someone in the club.Read more ›
Ebony moved to Melbourne from the Sunshine Coast eight years ago and has been volunteering with member organisation Wesley Mission Victoria for four years. She found out about the Kids Under Kanvas Program while completing her university studies. After meeting workers at Wesley Mission, Ebony decided to get involved and signed up to their volunteer program.Read more ›