- Volunteering Victoria - https://volunteeringvictoria.org.au -

Multicultural Volunteering

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 multicultural Victoria, with these communities being often highly engaged and supportive in informal ways.

Volunteering Victoria sees volunteering as ‘active citizenship’ and believes that increasing volunteering by members of the multicultural community can facilitate social inclusion, and also enhance service delivery to this community. Groups that warrant particular focus are refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants.

To support, promote and ensure volunteering in Victoria’s multicultural community, Volunteering Victoria will: