“Every day volunteers develop and implement solutions to address vital social issues such as homelessness, safety on the beach, emergency services and care for the elderly and less able.” New research hopes to value the contribution of volunteering.Read more ›
On 10 April Brett Williamson, CEO, Volunteering Australia, and Sue Noble, CEO, Volunteering Victoria co-authored a piece which was published in Pro Bono News, prompted by an address on 17 March by Kevin Andrews, the Minister for Social Services and the Minister responsible for volunteering, where he addressed the National Press Club on civil society and mutuality and the role of government in promoting good public policy that supports and strengthens the co-operative and mutual sector, and strengthens communities to address their current and evolving community needs.
Volunteering Victoria have released the first of what will be an ongoing series of Position Statements on key issues of relevance to the volunteering sector.
Volunteering Australia (VA) today announced the theme for the 25th anniversary year of National Volunteer Week (12 – 18 May) – a theme that points to the power of volunteers and volunteering in Australia. It’s a theme that asks us to imagine the possibilities for a better community offered by the power of volunteers and volunteering
We’re thrilled to confirm the successful applicants for our first round of featured organisations for the brand new Volunteering Victoria campaign ‘Imagine the Possibilities’ which aims to change the way everyone – individuals, communities, businesses, government and leaders of not for profits and charities – think about volunteers and volunteering.
Corporate volunteering has huge impacts on employee engagement and wellbeing levels, but there are barriers to employee participation. Top practitioners in corporate volunteering met at the NAB/Volunteering Victoria Corporate Volunteering Breakfast this week to discuss the issues involved in engaging employee volunteers.Read more ›
A vacancy exists at the world’s leading Zoo-based conservation organisation.Full time Volunteer Coordinator at Healesville Sanctuary.Read more ›
Our Community has launched the new Institute of Community Directors Australia – the best practice network for not-for-profit boards, committees and councils.Read more ›