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Indigenous Volunteering

Volunteering Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Land , and we pay our respect to them, their culture and their Elders past and present . Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is rich and diverse and to  strengthen our relationship and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people we developed this page to support the engagement and updates of activities within Aboriginal communities. Volunteering Victoria hope this makes a small contribution towards the prosperity and vibrancy of Aboriginal people within this State.

Image courtesy of William Powell

To respond to the needs of Indigenous volunteers, Volunteering Victoria has collected information about volunteering opportunities and resources within the Aboriginal communities. 

Research suggests that members of the multicultural communities have lower rates of volunteering than other segments of the community. But we know this is not the true picture of volunteering in these communities, which are often highly engaged and supportive communities. Volunteering Victoria sees volunteering as ‘active citizenship’ and believes that increasing volunteering by members of the Aboriginal community can facilitate social inclusion, and also enhance service delivery to this community 

To support, promote and ensure volunteering in Victoria’s Aboriginal Communities, Volunteering Victoria will: