In March 2013, Bendigo Health, on behalf of the LOHVE network, facilitated Australia’s first Health Sector Volunteer Benchmarking Study to capture data on the previous period. Following the success and positive feedback received from all organisations including Volunteering Victoria, the benchmarking studies have continued, with the latest report just released.
With the support of Volunteering Australia, Volunteering Victoria is pleased to announce four scholarships are available to Victorians who would like to attend the 2016 National Volunteering Conference.
September marks Dementia Awareness Month and this year’s focus theme is ‘Creating a Dementia-Friendly Nation.’ It invites us to encourage innovative approaches of involvement for people living with dementia at various stages of the illness.
Read our feature story about Alzheimer’s Australia Vic volunteer, Pushpa Jayacody.
Join us for a day of networking, special guest speakers and our AGM followed by a Consultative Forum on Volunteering Victoria’s 2016 Budget Submission.
In the May Budget, the Federal Government announced changes to salary packaged entertainment benefits that will affect some not-for-profit (NFP) sector employees from 1 April 2016. The draft legislation has now been released.Read more ›
The Victorian Government’s new volunteer recognition program, the Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards, are now open for nominations.Read more ›