news and events

20.08.14
IAVE Scholarship winners announced!

We would like to congratulate the following scholarship winners who will be attending the IAVE Conference (either the Youth Conference or the World Conference) on the Gold Coast in September. These people will be representing Tasmania: Teresa Grabek from the Polish Welfare Office Denise Rodrigues from the Cancer Council Tegan Pearce from YNOT Anna von [...]

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07.08.14
Aged 16-30? Could you be an IAVE Youth Conference 2014 scholarship winner?

We have two registration scholarships up for grabs for the 23rd IAVE Youth Conference on the Gold Coast (September 15 – 17, 2014). Registration is worth $634 per person! The conference: The program will focus on volunteering in the digital age. Workshop topics will address: Disaster and Emergency Management New Age Technologies Volunteering and Employment [...]

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07.08.14
WIN a scholarship to IAVE 2014!

We are pleased to announce that we are offering four registration scholarships to the 23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference on the Gold Coast in Queensland from September 17 – 20, 2014. Registration to the conference is worth $950 per person. This includes: Entry to all official conference sessions Daily catering (morning tea, lunch & afternoon [...]

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31.07.14
The Tasmanian Aged Care Awards are now open!

Check out the application form for more information. Categories which may be of particular interest to you are: Volunteer Contribution Category  - recognises an individual who exemplifies the tireless generosity of volunteers in caring and supporting older people and their carers. Can Do Community Category – recognises the achievements of local community groups in embracing [...]

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29.07.14
International Volunteering Expert Rob Jackson

4 September 2014 - 4 September 2014, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Rosny LINC, Bligh Street, Rosny

  Join us for this exciting and inspiring session with Rob Jackson, international volunteering expert. Rob has worked in the volunteering movement for more than 20 years, during which time he has led and managed volunteers and volunteer programmes in education, advice, fundraising and children’s services settings at local, regional and national levels. Find out more about Rob’s career [...]

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29.07.14
Are you registered for Rob Jackson’s workshop yet?

We are so excited to have international volunteering expert Rob Jackson visiting Tasmania in September this year! Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity to learn from a world-class expert in the field. If you’d like to find out more about Rob’s visit, or purchase tickets to the event, please go to the event listing. Rob [...]

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29.07.14
Board nominations open

Nomination for election as a Director is open to persons who are registered members of Volunteering Tasmania (VT). The Board of VT provides strategic guidance and governance to the organisation. The current board and director terms are: Michelle Ewington (Chair)   Expires Sept 2016 Chris Bennett    Expires Sept 2016 Claire Horner    Expires Sept 2014 Rebecca [...]

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29.07.14
Have you registered for the IAVE conference yet?

More than 1,000 delegates will converge on the Gold Coast in 2014 for the 23rd International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) World Volunteer Conference and Youth Forum. The theme of what will be IAVE’s 23rd World Conference is “Volunteering, Today’s Imperative”. A Youth Forum will be held at the Radisson Hotel from 15 to 17 [...]

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09.07.14
Be part of the most comprehensive study into volunteering in Tasmania’s history!

We are excited to announce that the survey for the State of Volunteering in Tasmania Report 2014 is now LIVE! You can complete the survey by clicking on this link. This new research will take our current knowledge much further, and the results will provide a comprehensive view on the impact of the volunteer sector [...]

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02.07.14
The economic performance of charities blows business out of the water!

‘New ABS data confirms the not-for-profit sector now employs more than 1 million Australians, turns over more than $100 billion, and continues to outperform most other parts of the economy with above 8% growth,’says Community Council for Australia CEO, David Crosbie. Read more about this groundbreaking report here.

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