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VOICE: Volunteering News and Events

Hydro Tasmania Excellence Award for Best Practice in Volunteer Management

For best practice in volunteer management, this Award highlights managers of volunteers (either paid or unpaid) who embrace the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement; through effective recruiting, training, support, encouragement and recognition of volunteers. The finalists are: Michael Barnes  - [...]

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CatholicCare Tasmania Volunteer Program of the Year Award

Volunteer Program of the Year Award   was introduced in 2017 so that volunteering involving organisations can nominate their volunteering program or group. Volunteers can also nominate their own group, or community members can nominate an exceptional volunteering group which has [...]

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Aurora Energy Lifetime Achievement Award

The inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award has been introduced to the 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards program in recognition of an individual’s exemplary long-term commitment to the volunteering sector. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises an individual who has an established history of [...]

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Anglicare Tasmania Community Care and Health Award

This Award is dedicated to those volunteers who willingly donate their time, skills and compassion towards helping citizens in our community who need extra assistance with daily living, and to those volunteers that support fundraising efforts for their community-focused organisation. [...]

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Conversations and collaborations, successful state-wide forum

The statewide forum “A Tasmanian Conversation”  was developed to bring together a range of government funded service providers in the community services sector to discuss key challenges in Tasmania’s ageing community. Representatives from over 50 organisations came together for the [...]

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Federal Election 2019 – Leading a Culture of Giving

Volunteering Australia has launched their federal election platform – Leading a Culture of Giving in Australia. This platform outlines the key priorities candidates need to consider as they are campaigning during the 2019 election period. There are more than 5.8 [...]

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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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