September 2, 2015

DSS Inclusive Scholarships for the 2016 NAtional Volunteering Conference

Thanks to  support from the Department of Social Services, regional and volunteer-led community groups will have access to the 2016 National Volunteering Conference (6 – 8 […]
August 3, 2015

Investing in the future of volunteering

Volunteering ACT in partnership with Volunteering Australia launched a set of resources titled Fostering a Culture of Giving > Volunteering and the Australian Curriculum to kick […]
July 30, 2015

New Definition of Volunteering in Australia – what’s in, what’s out

Digital volunteering is in and Work for the Dole is out when it comes to the new definition of volunteering, released this week by Volunteering Australia. […]
July 21, 2015

Volunteering – snapshot from the ABS General Social Survey

The recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed a drop in volunteering participation since the last survey in 2010. Volunteering Snapshot 2014 (PDF […]
July 7, 2015

Communities urged to recognise volunteers to halt fall in volunteering

The Centre for Volunteering is urging local communities to do more to recognise volunteers after figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) last week […]
July 7, 2015

Broken Hill identified as hotspot for volunteers

Broken Hill has been identified as a hotspot for volunteers, with The Centre for Volunteering hosting a special Awards ceremony at the Barrier Social Democratic Club […]
July 7, 2015

Hunter nominations rolling in for NSW 2015 Volunteer of the Year Awards

Newcastle and Hunter residents are urged to get their nominations in for the NSW 2015 Volunteer of the Year Awards with only three weeks left before […]
June 30, 2015

Time pressures take toll on volunteering, ABS data shows

New ABS data shows volunteering rates in NSW and across Australia are falling for the first time in almost 20 years with 75% of people surveyed […]
June 9, 2015

Expert Advice Exchange

The Expert Advice Exchange (EAX) is a platform to connect eligible social sector organisations with pro bono advice from leading law firms, professional services firms and […]