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 30, 2016

Korean Interns experience Sydney thanks to The Centre & Australia Korean Foundation

Korea – Australia Internship Program (KAIP) 2016 In late January 2016, 9 South Koreans landed in Sydney to experience all that Australia had to offer through the […]
March 23, 2016

Get Ready for National Volunteer Week!

Are you prepared for National Volunteer Week? It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the generous contribution of our volunteers during National Volunteer Week. […]
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 18, 2016

2016 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards – Nominations now open!

You can nominate volunteers for the 2016 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards from today! As of February 22, 2016 the nominations are now open for […]
February 15, 2016

Introducing Voluntas – Conflict Resolution for Volunteers and Volunteer Managers

We sat down with Steve Lanken from Voluntas about the new pilot service which aims to help to volunteers and volunteer managers with conflict resolution. What is Voluntas? […]
February 1, 2016

The Centre’s response to IPART Opal fares draft report

What is the background to the IPART Opal Fares Report? IPART has conducted a major review into public transport fares at the request of the NSW Minister […]
January 28, 2016

Changes to Opal Fares – Impact on volunteering

On December 21, 2015, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) submitted their draft report for review, outlining recommendations on public transport fares in Sydney and its surrounds. As part of those draft recommendations, IPART proposes that […]
January 21, 2016

Smart & Skilled subsidised volunteering qualifications available through The Centre for Volunteering

The Centre for Volunteering receives Smart and Skilled funding for 2016 In 2016, the recently released Certificate IV in Coordination of volunteer programs (CHC44015) and Certificate […]