Volunteers

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    • Oct 11, 2018

    VNews SA&NT 11 October 2018

    ‘Spring into Volunteering’ Rundle Mall promotion 11/10/18. AGM - encourage member to attend 25/10/18 with keynote speaker, Rachael Zaltron, General Manager, Backpacks 4 SA Kids. ABC radio interview Tracey Fox on volunteer management. Mental Health Week - mental health is just as important as physical health. Volunteer screening checks free info session. New service agreement and grants SA.

    • Oct 11, 2018

    VNews NT 11 October 2018

    Expressions of interest close on 19/10/18 for Volunteering NT Committee member positions. Interview ABC radio on volunteer management. Mental Health Week - improve community awareness and interest in mental health and wellbeing.

    • Oct 01, 2018

    VNews NT 27 September 2018

    NT Volunteer of the Year Awards presentations in Alice Springs and Darwin. Two positions vacant on the Volunteering NT Committee - applications open. Executive Manager NT, Rachael Bowker privledged to meet Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Lyn Cosgrove at the Lord Mayors luncheon. Acting CEO Tracey Fox

    • Oct 01, 2018

    VNews SA&NT 27 September 2018

    SA Government to abolish volunteer screening check fees from 1 November. Information sessions will be held with the Screening Unit of the Department of Human Services. ABC Radio interview on research conducted by Christel Mex on shortage of local community leaders. VSA&NT AGM invitation, Vitality magazine, diary dates and more.

    • Sep 24, 2018

    Marshall Liberal Government delivers free volunteer screening checks for all South Australians From

    From November 1, volunteer screening fees will be free for all South Australians – a key election commitment promised and delivered by the Marshall Liberal Government. Currently, South Australians are paying $59.40 for a volunteer screening check – the highest application fee in the nation. Volunteer screening checks are compulsory for people who want to volunteer with people with a disability, and other organisations requiring screenings include sporting clubs and charities, as well as emergency services.

    • Sep 13, 2018

    VNews NT 13 September 2018

    Fortnightly news from and for the volunteering sector in NT. Volunteering NT Committee member vacancies, #RUOKAYDay, Aged Care Workforce Strategy, announcing guest speaker for AGM 25/10/18. Volunteer Grants closing soon.

    • Sep 13, 2018

    VNews SA&NT 13 September 2018

    Fortnightly news for the volunteering sector in SA. #RUOKAYDay, Aged Care Workforce Strategy, announcing guest speaker for AGM 25/10/18 - Rachael Zantron, General Manager, Backpacks 4 SA Kids, Volunteer Grants closing soon. As well as our work on Advocacy and Policy, Research, Training and more.

    • Aug 30, 2018

    VNews NT 30 August 2018

    Latest dollar replacement value volunteering hourly rate is $41.72; Board update; CNC Review Panel Report, AGM, Pro Bono Opinion Piece; Call out for volunteers, NT Young Achiever Awards

    • Aug 30, 2018

    VNews SA&NT 30 August 2018

    Latest dollar replacement value volunteering hourly rate is $41.72; Board update; CNC Review Panel Report, AGM Adelaide 25 October 2018, RU OK Day? Pro Bono Opinion Piece; VIRA, LBGTIQ People Ageing Well Final Report; Handling complaints; training and diary dates.

    • Aug 16, 2018

    VNews SA&NT 16 August 2018

    Fortnightly news for the volunteering sector featuring National Student Volunteer Week #NSVW2018, how you can help our Aussie farmers as well as diary dates, training (paid and free) as well as becoming a VSA&NT member.