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Volunteering for a better future

Volunteering for a better future

on 20/01/2015, 12:35 pm

When Khurran arrived in Australia 2 years ago, he knew giving back was their key to community connection. Being young, and in unfamiliar territory, had an interesting effect on Pakistani born Khurram : He reverted to what he knew – and what he knew was that getting involved in his surrounding community would create some good, lead him to opportunity and to friendship.

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New mentoring program launching soon

New mentoring program launching soon

on 15/01/2015, 3:53 pm

The Volunteering Victoria Mentoring Program aims to provide professional and personal development support to Volunteer Managers/Coordinators through one-to-one relationships with experienced, senior practitioners.

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Volunteering for life stories

Volunteering for life stories

on 15/01/2015, 11:50 am

What do you do when you have a brilliant idea for a new volunteer program but you’ve only been in the job for a few months? Sit on it for an eternity silently zipping up your enthusiasm? Immediately table it to management? In September 2011, after only a few weeks in her new job as Coordinator of Volunteers at Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Victoria, Leanne Conway decided to go for it.

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