Volunteers

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    • Jan 17, 2019

    VNews VNT 18 January 2019

    Fortnightly VNews - welcome to a new year; supporting the volunteering sector; VNT-EVER call out for volunteers and volunteer involving organisations to pre-register for emergency situations. NFP Law Event Management - what are the legalities? Surveys, Diary Dates and Grants.

    • Dec 19, 2018

    Feel good this Christmas and into the new year by volunteering

    It’s easy to forget the true spirit of Christmas and the holiday season and for most Australians, it is a happy time, spent celebrating with family and friends. However, for many it can signify feelings of sadness, loneliness and isolation through a lack of connection. Volunteering is a simple way to connect with your community at Christmas. People who “give”, including their time have been reported to be happier and healthier than those who don’t.

    • Dec 19, 2018

    VNews SA&NT 20 December 2018

    Last VNews for 2018 and it's easy to forget the true spirit of Christmas and the holiday season and for most Australians, it is a happy time, spent celebrating with family and friends. However, for many it can signify feelings of sadness, loneliness and isolation through a lack of connection. Volunteering is a simple way to connect with your community at Christmas. People who “give”, including their time have been reported to be happier and healthier than those who don’t.

    • Dec 19, 2018

    VNews VNT 20 December 2018

    At this time of the year it is easy to forget the true spirit of Christmas and for most of us, it is a happy time, spent with family and friends. However, for many others, it can bring on feelings of sadness, loneliness and isolation through a lack of connection.

    • Dec 05, 2018

    VSA&NT VNews special edition 5 December 2018

    Today is recognised worldwide as International Volunteer Day, mandated by the United Nations, it is a day to celebrate volunteers and this year's theme is "Volunteers build resilient communities" which recognises the role volunteers have, and the impact they make, in their local communities.

    • Dec 05, 2018

    VNT VNews special edition 5 December 2018

    Today is recognised worldwide as International Volunteer Day, mandated by the United Nations, it is a day to celebrate volunteers and this year's theme is "Volunteers build resilient communities" which recognises the role volunteers have, and the impact they make, in their local communities.

    • Dec 04, 2018

    Human Resources & Volunteer Management - A Shared Approach

    A report undertaken on behalf of the Volunteering Strategy for South Australia examining the relationship between Human Resources Management and Volunteer Management in volunteer involving organisations. It draws some conclusions on improvements or practices in organisations.

    • Dec 04, 2018

    Impact of the Aboriginal Volunteer Program on Aboriginal Returned Volunteers 2018

    Explores the impact of the Aboriginal Volunteer Program on the daily lives of young Aboriginal Returned Volunteers and to determine whether this impact had transformed into benefits for Aboriginal and wider communities.

    • Dec 04, 2018

    United Nations International Volunteer Day

    Today we celebrate volunteers and thank and acknowledge every single person who collectively make up the global family of volunteers. With the theme for International Volunteer Day "Volunteers build resilient communities" it is timely that two new reports are released today. "Impact of the Aboriginal Volunteer Program on Aboriginal Returned Volunteers 2018" report and "Human Resource Management and Volunteer Management - A shared approach" report.

    • Nov 28, 2018

    Volunteering NT - Emergency Volunteers for Emergency Response

    Volunteers play an important role natural disasters happen. They provide assistance in emergencies such as cyclones, earthquakes, fires or floods and with so many people wanting to help, volunteering is one way of providing that support. Spontaneous Emergency Volunteers are often available, but unprepared to be easily deployed into response, relief and recovery agencies and emergency management agencies where help is needed the most. A new program managed by Volunteering NT allows Darwin residents to pre-register to assist community organisations and agencies in times such as these.