March 30, 2017

The Voice of Volunteering: March 2017 : CEO’s Message

This week I was intrigued to read a news story urging people NOT to waste their time volunteering. The article proposes that individuals can ensure ‘more […]
March 29, 2017

Our response to the redesign of the SARC program

Here is the The Centre for Volunteering’s input on the redesign of the SARC program.
October 24, 2016

What’s been recommended by the NSW Council of Social Service for the FY17-18 NSW budget?

NCOSS (NSW Council of Social Service) has prepared an economic vision for the State Government to consider in its preparations for next year’s FY18 budget. Learn […]
May 12, 2016

Federal Budget 2016 & the Volunteering Sector

Wondering if the Federal Budget 2016 impacted the volunteering sector? Although this year’s budget was described as ‘dull’ and ‘boring’, once you went through the numbers […]
April 6, 2016

Barriers need to be removed, Volunteering Australia report shows

New Volunteering Australia data released today confirms that volunteering rates in NSW and across Australia are under pressure and those organisations need to better align volunteering […]
March 2, 2016

Is conflict in volunteering commonplace?

In the 2011 National Survey on Volunteering Issues, Volunteering Australia  reported that in Australia 10% of volunteers had a poor relationship with organisation employees Furthermore, 1 […]
February 4, 2016

Member Spotlight – Riding for the Disabled NSW

This month, we shine the light on Riding for the Disabled NSW Tall Timbers Centre and spoke to their administrator, Kerry Souter, about their organisation.   What […]
December 16, 2015

What are the Finance and Governance Pressures facing the Australian NFP Sector?

Below are 10 of key findings from the Institute of Community Directors  2015 Not-For-Profit Finance & Governance Insights Report. Some of the key findings include:   56% of […]
November 12, 2015

Volunteer Manager Spotlight – Colin Henson, Human Resources Manager, Adssi HomeLiving Australia

Colin Henson has more than 30 years’ experience leading and managing volunteers, with extensive qualifications in  business, human resources, community sector management, occupational health and safety, […]