Fish Community Solutions, is announcing a new initiative, The Fish Scholarship. Fish Community Solutions strongly believe in the power of education and their organisation was built around the philosophy: ‘Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.’Read more ›
With the support of Volunteering Australia, Volunteering Victoria is pleased to announce that two full scholarships are available exclusively to small current member organisations with a turnover of $200,000 per year or less to attend the 23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference. One scholarship will be awarded to a rural / regional member, and one to a metropolitan based member.
The scholarships will enable small member organisations that could not otherwise afford this major international volunteering event the opportunity to attend.
Volunteering Victoria is hosting a workshop on a new model for measuring the return on investment (ROI) from volunteer engagement. Presented by Tony Goodrow, President of UK based Better Impact, the half day workshop will feature a new way to calculate the return on investment of volunteer engagement and monitor the performance of volunteer engagement for internal process improvements.
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.
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.
Volunteering Victoria’s CEO will be a guest speaker at the Australian Worker’s Conference (10-11 September 2014) in Melbourne next month. The two-day national conference will bring together industry experts from all over the country to discuss issues related to all aspects of employment and building resilient workforces – and communities.Read more ›
Life’s Little Treasures are recruiting volunteers for their annual fundraising event- Walk for Prems 2014. Taking place in the stunning Albert Park precinct (Melway Ref: 57 H4) on Sunday 26 October, this family (and dog friendly) event raises awareness and and funds to assist and support families of premature and sick babies throughout Australia. A variety of volunteer roles are […]Read more ›