The Multicultural Volunteering SIG (MVSIG) held its first meeting for 2015 on 2 March at AMES Flagstaff office. Key discussion items included our advocacy efforts for increasing support for multicultural volunteering, the recent DSS funding round, collaborative project opportunities and Volunteering Victoria’s Skilled Volunteering Service.Read more ›
Were you unhappy about how the latest round of federal funding was handled? This is your opportunity to ensure the voice of the volunteering sector is heard loud and clear – by the Senate the Minister.Volunteering Victoria is taking action to ensure the concerns of the sector are known, but your support will ensure we get noticed.
The definition of volunteering in Australia is being reviewed to consider the new ways people give their time under a proposal released by Volunteering Australia.
The Manager of Spontaneous Emergency Volunteers (MSEV) pilot program, which ran from February to December 2014 was the first of its kind in Victoria and has been successful in recruiting, training and supporting a select group of well qualified Volunteer Managers to support spontaneous emergency volunteers in disaster relief and recovery.
People cannot resist volunteering in the gorgeous grounds or around the extraordinary historical buildings at the Abbotsford Convent. Only 4kms from Melbourne’s CBD, it’s a serene haven tucked away from the jarring noise of everyday life.
From 6-8 April 2016 Volunteering ACT will be hosting the 2016 National Volunteering Conference on behalf of Volunteering Australia. We are seeking to establish a Content Committee who will be responsible for guiding the Conference Program in line with the Conference theme ‘Build the Future’. We are currently seeking national Expressions of Interest from people interested in sitting on the Committee.Read more ›
Volunteering Victoria’s Volunteer Management Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding a special members only Volunteer Management Workshop on 26 March at the Multicultural Hub. Facilitated by SIG members, the day will consist of a series of presentations and mini-workshops on matters of interest & importance to volunteer managers & coordinators.Read more ›
As a lead in to National Volunteer Week, Yarra Ranges Council and Eastern Volunteers are hosting their third conference with support from Mt Evelyn & Districts and Mooroolbark Community Banks, Volunteering Victoria and Japara Living & Learning Centre.Read more ›