50th Anniversar

The Centre for Volunteering is proud to have supported volunteering in New South Wales for 50 years.  

As one of the oldest volunteer centres in Australia, we are committed to resourcing, developing and celebrating the value of volunteer work. 

To celebrate our 50th Anniversary, we’re sharing the history of The Centre. Discover the people, places and projects that brought us to where we are now: 

It is an honour to carry on the legacy of The Centre for Volunteering. Reflecting on our history, we are inspired by the history of community support for The Centre. We are committed to returning that community support through the volunteering services we provide.

The Centre for Volunteering CEO, Gemma Rygate
50th Anniversar

In the 1970s, the lack of volunteering services created a problem for organisations in need of volunteers.

The Centre for Volunteering Founder, Rose Miller, was determined to change that.

Read our Origin story.