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VOICE: Volunteering News and Events

Volunteer’s love of art inspires hands-on art studio at aged care facility

Christine first became involved in volunteering at Glenview during a promotional Seniors Week event four years ago and hasn’t looked back since.  During this time she has developed a strong connection with one of the residents, Angela, whom she discovered [...]

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Statewide forum for the Community Services sector

Volunteering Tasmania is running a statewide Forum to provide professional development for staff and volunteers in the community services sector. Attendees will participate in a variety of workshops and discussion panels to identify collaborations, connections and explore innovations and Apps in [...]

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New free legal guide for volunteering sector

Justice Connect's newly launched National Volunteer Guide, written in close consultation with Volunteering Australia, provides an overview of the key legal obligations organisations have to their volunteers. This free resource aims to help community groups better manage their relationship with their volunteers, and [...]

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Clarence Community Volunteer Service launches humorous video to promote service

The Clarence Community Volunteer Service connects volunteers with people 18 to 64 with a disability and people 65 or older (or those 50 years or older and identifying as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) who need support to live independently [...]

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Advocacy Tasmania volunteers provide support at Mental Health Tribunal hearings 

Advocacy Tasmania is about supporting people to speak up, have their say and to make sure that their rights are protected.  Their advocacy services are free, confidential and available across Tasmania.   Their advocates support clients to have their voices heard [...]

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The 2018 National Volunteering Conference

The National Volunteering Conference is Australia’s premier volunteering leadership event. The three-day program provided a forum for managers of volunteers, researchers, policy contributors, not for profit leaders, VIO's, officials from all levels of government to come together to strengthen the volunteering [...]

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