Volunteering Victoria is recruiting a Policy & Advocacy Manager who will be responsible for identifying emerging issues and trends, and developing intellectual capital to support the organisation’s thought leadership and peak body positioning, strategic priorities, our members and Victoria’s volunteering community. Applications close 5pm, 17 July 2014.Read more ›
Fifty-four volunteer involving organisations in the health sector nationally took part in a benchmarking study which showed the vast majority of programs were structured (96%) and included ongoing training and development for volunteers.
Seventy-six percent of the programs had an allocated budget for volunteers, with 90% allocating a portion of their budget to volunteer recognition, and 71% allocating part of the budget to education for volunteers.
Volunteering Victoria has received a three-year $775,000 funding commitment from Federal and State Governments for a project to recruit, train, support, deploy and debrief a workforce of skilled volunteer managers to manage spontaneous emergency volunteers during disaster recovery and relief.
A national project is underway to review the National Standards for Involving Volunteers in Not for Profit Organisations (National Standards) and also to look at the development of an accreditation system for the Standards.
In recognition of people who give freely of their time to enhance the lives of Victorians. Nominations can be received for an individual or a team of volunteers. One winning individual or team will be awarded per category. Nominations are now open, and close on Friday 1 August.
Volunteering Victoria is searching for a Business Development & Fundraising Coordinator who will be responsible for the identification, development and securing of funding sources for the organisation and its programs in line with the business development and strategic plans. Applications close 5pm, 14 July.Read more ›