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20/09/2017 - VNews SA
VNews - 14 September 2017

The latest findings on volunteering were released this week as part of the Giving Australia 2016 report. South Australians have come out in front again with statistics showing that four in 10 volunteered last year, averaging 168 hours, which is 30 more hours than the second place-getter, New South Wales.

31/08/2017 - VNews SA
VNews - 31 August 2017

This fortnight in VNews - Adult Learners Week Awards win; national volunteering strategy + Viktor user manual update + training and lots more. "This week we were excited by recognition in the Adult Learners Week Awards, where the Oodnadatta Social Enterprise Project was chosen as winner of the Adult Learning Community of the Year Award."

18/08/2017 - Featured, Publications SA&NT
NEW National Standards for Volunteer Involvement

Volunteering Australia's new National Standards for Volunteer Involvement were launched on Monday 11 May 2015. The new Standards incorporate significant changes to the original standards in order to reflect best practice in volunteer management in Australia's current work environment. The new Standards provide a sound framework for supporting the volunteer sector in Australia. They are easy to follow and are adaptable to different types of organisations and forms of volunteering which reflect the diversity of this growing sector.

17/08/2017 - VNews SA
VNews 17 August 2017

Our fortnightly VNews keeps you up to date with what's happening in the volunteering sector. National Surveys ending this Friday, submissions on policies + training, volunteers positions, awards and more.

03/08/2017 - VNews SA
VNews - 3 August 2017

Our fortnightly VNews keeps you up to date with what's happening in the volunteering sector. There's grants and awards, training and volunteer positions + more. "Our recent appointment of a Business Engagement Manager will ensure that we are connected to corporate organisations and businesses in both South Australia and in the Northern Territory to ensure financial sustainability and capacity building in the volunteering sector."

06/06/2017 - VNews SA
V-News June

Six days to go and the countdown is on to our Lead to Succeed Volunteering Conference. Speakers are locked in, the program is out and delegate bags all packed and ready to go.

03/05/2017 - Media Releases NT
Volunteering Facing a Double-Edged Sword - NT

With the lead up to National Volunteers Week, the sector is facing a double-edged sword with volunteers being celebrated while the sector fights for funding.