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 ›
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.
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.Read more ›