Volunteering Victoria welcomed the announcement this afternoon of the much anticipated State Government Ministerial Advisory Council on Volunteers by the Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos (pictured).
The Council will meet quarterly and will advise the Government on how best to support and strengthen the volunteer sector and oversee a broader program of volunteer recognition.
Since late 2013 Volunteering Australia has been challenging the concept of ‘what constitutes volunteering in contemporary Australia?’ The new definition follows a review that included the release of an issues paper, national stakeholder information sessions and an online survey to gauge community views.
Volunteering Victoria is thrilled to announce the judging panel for our inaugural State Awards which embrace all facets of volunteering and showcase the commitment and impact of Victoria’s volunteer programs, volunteer managers and volunteer involving organisations.
National Student Volunteer Week aspires to challenge and celebrate young people who are striving to make a change through volunteering. This year, on the 3rd to the 9th of August, a wide variety of events, activities, forums and awareness-raising campaigns led by higher education providers and schools will take place nationwide.
ShareAMES Australia is working on a project aiming to identify good practice to promote cultural diversity and inclusivity in mainstream Volunteer Involving Organisations’ (VIOs) volunteer base. In the context of this project, AMES wants to consult with mainstream VIOs to identify: the current state of cultural diversity and inclusion in mainstream Australian VIOs barriers and concerns that hinder the recruitment […]Read more ›
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.Read more ›
Resilience for Volunteer Program Managers. A workshop with Peter Heyworth from Northern Volunteering SA.This workshop provides an overview of resilience and how to develop it!
Especially designed for Volunteer Program Managers who are busy people doing busy jobs.