May 11, 2016

IPART & NSW Government takes into consideration needs of NSW volunteers

What’s the final package of recommendations from IPART? The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) final report on public transport fares was released on May 10, […]
May 10, 2016

2016 Volunteer of the Year Awards launched at start of National Volunteer Week

2016 sees The Centre for Volunteering celebrate 10 years of the NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards. Starting in 2007 awarding individual volunteer efforts, the awards […]
May 4, 2016

How can mediation help when trying to resolving conflict?

Highlights from a 2016 National Volunteering Conference Session During the 2016 National Volunteering Conference, Steve Lancken from Voluntas presented “The Value of Volunteer Conflict Management Services to […]
April 22, 2016

Highlights of the 2016 National Volunteering Conference (from a first timer!)

or What did I get out of the 2016 National Volunteering Conference? Scene: One afternoon in the office…. Manager walks up to my desk> Manager: “Would you […]
April 7, 2016

Help the environment at any scale!

Volunteer and help make a difference with various environment projects! So you’ve read how this past March was the hottest March on record or about a recent Oxford study that highlights the need […]
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 […]