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 […]
January 20, 2016

Be Aware of Working with Children Check Changes

What is the Working with Children Check (WWCC)? The WWCC is a requirement for people who work or volunteer in child-related work. It involves a national criminal […]
December 4, 2015

The Centre for Volunteering Woolloomooloo Wharf Raffle Winners

Congratulations to all our winners of the Woolloomooloo Wharf Raffle! If you are listed below we will be in touch via phone next week to confirm details. […]
December 4, 2015

Cricket coach with a difference wins NSW Volunteer of the Year

Blowfly Cricket Club founder Mark Rushton, of Sydney’s Mt Colah, has been crowned the 2015 NSW Volunteer of the Year for giving autistic children the opportunity […]
December 3, 2015

Volunteering helps teen beat the odds

When 17 year-old Tegan Butts from Newcastle joins 150 finalists at the 2015 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards in Sydney on Friday, it will symbolise […]