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12.11.14
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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12.11.14
The State of Volunteering Report 2014

The much-anticipated State of Volunteering Report 2014 is currently being finalised. The report will be loaded to this page at 10:30am on Friday, 5 December 2014. Please come back at that time, or email admin@volunteeringtas.org.au to be added to our email list. If you would like a copy of the executive summary promotional booklet and [...]

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05.11.14
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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05.11.14
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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05.11.14
How to turn your organisation into a volunteer magnet

For the past decade, Andy Fryar has been involved in a tri-continental project which has helped to identify six key qualities that all successful volunteer programs have in common. Join Andy as he explains these qualities and what they mean for you and the volunteer program that you lead. Find out more and register here.

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17.10.14
Join, Learn, Be Ready

Today is the launch of the Learn, Join, Be Ready campaign. www.emergencyvolunteers.tas.gov.au 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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10.10.14
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 admin@volunteeringtas.org.au  

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09.10.14
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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08.10.14
Abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission

Last week, Volunteering Tasmania CEO Adrienne Picone wrote to a number of Senators and Ministers regarding the Abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission. You can read an example of Adrienne’s letter below.

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02.10.14
IAVE 2014 Opening Address

Keen to see the opening address from IAVE 2014? Check it out here: IAVE2014 Opening Keynote by The Hon. Michael D. Kirby AC CMG  

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