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Certificate IV in Volunteer Program Co-ordination

Expressions of Interest now open for next year’s course! Take a look at the attached PDF and contact Vicki at to find out more.

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Happy Holidays!

As 2014 winds to a close, we would like to thank you all for your ongoing engagement and support of Volunteering Tasmania. We very much look forward to working with you again in 2015. You can read all about our 2014 achievements in the December ‘What’s Happening’ here. Happy Holidays from the team at Volunteering [...]

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The State of Volunteering Report 2014

The much-anticipated State of Volunteering Report 2014 is now live! You can find it, and all of the supporting documents, here.

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Final newsletter of 2014

By now you should have received your December ‘What’s Happening’, in which we reflected upon some of the great things that have happened in the world of Volunteering over 2014. If you haven’t read it, you can find a copy of the newsletter here. Don’t forget you can subscribe to stay informed about sector news [...]

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What’s Happening November 2014

Instead of winding down towards the end of the year, we are gearing up! Check out what’s going on in our latest e-newsletter here.

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National Volunteering Conference 2016 – Build a strong future for volunteering

                      In Australia today, communities are increasingly dependent on volunteers to deliver a wide range of services. With this in mind Volunteering Australia announced the details of its next National Volunteering Conference to be held from 6 – 8 April 2016 at the National Convention [...]

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International Volunteer Managers’ Day 2014

Today is International Volunteer Manager’s Day. Volunteering Tasmania held events around the state, to recognise the importance of managers of volunteers. The Volunteering Tasmania High Tea, held in the Premier’s Reception Room, welcomed around 30 attendees, including the Premier himself. In the North West, Volunteering Tasmania hosted a Health and Wellness session, with a pamper [...]

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Join, Learn, Be Ready

Today is the launch of the Learn, Join, Be Ready campaign. The project is a joint effort of Ambulance Tasmania, the Tasmania Fire Service, the State Emergency Service, the Australian Red Cross, Surf Life Saving Tasmania, St John Ambulance and Volunteering Tasmania. The campaign seeks to counteract the growing tendency for members of the [...]

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Special General Meeting

Volunteering Tasmania is calling a Special General Meeting on Friday 12th December at 4.30pm  to make changes to the Constitution. Members are invited to attend. Details are attached below – please RSVP to  

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Have your say about the National Standards for Involving Volunteers in Not for Profit Organisations

The National Standards for Involving Volunteers in Not for Profit Organisations (the National Standards) are being revised, along with the accompanying support materials. This project started in 2009 when Volunteering Australia undertook Phase 1 and published the findings of the initial consultation in June 2009. In 2014, the National Standards Working Group (composed of representatives [...]

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