With the support of Volunteering Australia, Volunteering Victoria is pleased to announce that two full scholarships have been awarded to two current members to attend the 23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference. Congratulations Emily from Asha Global Development Organisation and our individual member Paige! The World Conference (17 – 20 September) is organised by the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) and Volunteering Australia. Conference […]Read more ›
Work with one of Australia’s leading corporate volunteering programs to develop and deliver skilled volunteering opportunities. Volunteering Victoria is the peak body for volunteering in Victoria. Our membership is drawn from volunteer involving organizations (VIOs) from across Victoria, including the community sector, sport, emergency services, arts and culture, the environment and animal welfare. Our vision is to be recognized by […]
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.
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 ›
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 ›