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Join or renew as a Member to show your support for Volunteering in Tasmania

On 1 August, all current memberships expire and require renewal.

From that date, there will be some small changes to the member benefits; based on our continuous improvement model which is informed by feedback from current […]

May 18th, 2016|

Final report into Arts and the News to Rural and Regional Australia

The final report from the House of Representatives Inquiry into Arts and the News to Rural and Regional Australia has recently been tabled.

The report makes a total of 9 recommendations and notes that engagement with […]

May 18th, 2016|

Seeking an outstanding individual to join our team

Volunteer Services Coordinator | Hobart | .8FTE | SHCADS Level 5
Are you great with people?
Are you looking for a role with variety and impact, where your experience will be respected and valued?
We are seeking a Volunteer […]

May 13th, 2016|

Photos from the Tasmanian Volunteering Awards 2016 Ceremony are now available

See here to view the finalists and winners from our wonderful event. Congratulations to all!

Images courtesy of J Barry Laurance Studio

May 12th, 2016|

Announcing the winners of the Tasmanian Volunteering Awards…

To celebrate National Volunteer Week 2016, the inaugural Tasmanian Volunteering Awards were held yesterday at Government House.

These awards, sponsored by MyState and supported by the State Government, reward the contribution of those who exhibit excellence […]

May 9th, 2016|

Give happy, live happy – let’s make Australia the happiest nation on earth!

There is an important relationship between volunteering and health and wellbeing. Relevant and reliable research has shown that volunteers report above average results in physical health, mental health and overall life satisfaction.

“Volunteering and community participation […]

May 9th, 2016|

News for Memberships Expiry and Renewal

On 1 August, all current memberships expire and require renewal.

From that date, there will be some small changes to the member benefits; based on our continuous improvement model which is informed by feedback from current […]

May 8th, 2016|

Announcing the finalists for the Tasmanian Volunteering Awards 2016

 

Tasmanian Volunteering Awards 2016 Finalists (in alphabetical order) are:
Hydro Tasmania Excellence Award (for managers of volunteers)

Barbara Davis (Corumbene)
Sherralyn Jackson (Hobart City Mission)
Jenny Owen (Launceston Tramway Museum)

Lyden Builders Arts & Heritage Award

Maree Brodzinski (Devonport Choral Society)
Waqas […]

April 6th, 2016|

Tasmania attracts over 4,000 visitors who come here solely for the purpose of volunteering

We think that better understanding the phenomenon of ‘voluntourism’ could be really exciting.

If you are an organisation that involves volunteer-tourists we’d love to chat with you about your work. Contact Courtney on (03) 6231 5550 […]

March 30th, 2016|

National Volunteer Week 2016 is soon approaching!

With the theme Give Happy, Live Happy, introduced in 2015, we continue in 2016 to celebrate and explore the research that shows volunteers live happier and healthier lives.

The Give Happy, Live Happy web portal has everything […]

March 30th, 2016|