news and events

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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Rob Jackon

29.07.14
Who is Rob Jackson?

We are so excited to have international volunteering expert Rob Jackson visiting Tasmania in September this year! Rob Jackson 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. Rob worked for [...]

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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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Networking in action

19.06.14
July Masterclasses – Effective networking

Are you looking at meeting the right people, expanding your network, doing what others don’t? Join us and find out the best way to network effectively which will include branding, communication, how to gain new volunteers, future sustainability and much more. Click here for more information or to register.

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IAVE Logo

19.06.14
Have you registered for IAVE 2014 yet?

23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference & Youth Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 15-20 September 2014 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”. [...]

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Networking in action

19.06.14
Masterclass – Effective networking


Hobart, Launceston, Latrobe

Are you looking at meeting the right people, expanding your network, doing what others don’t? Why not join us and find out the best way to network effectively which will include branding, communication, how to gain new volunteers, future sustainability and much more. LATROBE Morning Tea Sponsored by Museums Australia Tasmania Branch. Morning tea and [...]

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Celebratory lawn bowls! Image courtesy of the Archdiocese of Hobart

22.05.14
Tasmania Celebrates the Power of Volunteering

National Volunteer Week ran from May 12-17. Events were held throughout the state, with several local organisations conducting morning teas and ceremonies to celebrate and thank their many volunteers. Volunteering Tasmania (VT), ran three official events, beginning with the launch in Burnie on Monday 12 May. The event was well attended, with around 75 volunteers [...]

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