12 09, 2019

Why volunteering is good for you

September 12th, 2019|Volunteering|

Diverse Voices is a Queensland based non-profit organisation with a focus on the wellbeing of the diverse voices that make up our community. Recently an interesting article appeared on their web site about why volunteering is so good for you, which I thought I would share. You can read the article by following this link [...]

4 09, 2019

25,000 Volunteers on the Mornington Peninsula

September 4th, 2019|Volunteering|

At the 2016 Bureau of Statistics Census there were 25,000 volunteers on the Mornington Peninsula - and growing. People actively volunteer in many informal ways such as 'helping out' or 'taking part' in their community. Formal volunteering is essentially about giving your time, skills and experience to a service provided by a not-for-profit organisation on [...]

7 08, 2019

Do You Manage Volunteers?

August 7th, 2019|Volunteering|

Why not join the Mornington Peninsula Volunteer Network? The purpose of the Mornington Peninsula Volunteer Network (MPVN) is to build and maintain a strong community network that enhances the capacity of Volunteer Involving Organisations operating on the Mornington Peninsula to successfully manage their volunteer programs. You can join by following the link here https://vic.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3db4412c89b0f4f35ae8c2e3c&id=623b749e56 Take [...]

15 07, 2019

Volunteer Information Hub

July 15th, 2019|Volunteering|

Opens Today in Mornington The Volunteer Information Hub opens today at the Mornington Community Information and Support Centre at 320 Main Street. If you are looking for a volunteer position, you can drop in to the centre on a Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and speak with one of the trained volunteers.

15 07, 2019

Australia Post Community Grants Are Open

July 15th, 2019|Volunteering|

Australia Post announce the launch of the 2019 Australia Post Community Grants program. The program offers grants of up to $10,000 for eligible projects that help people connect with each other to address local needs. Funding may be awarded to eligible recipients, to support initiatives that: help people connect with each other through group activities [...]

2 07, 2019

Thinking About Volunteering?

July 2nd, 2019|Volunteering|

Find out more about volunteering opportunities at Mornington Community Information and Support Centre. Commencing on 15th July 2019, at the Mornington Community Information and Support Centre, 320 Main Street, Mornington, you can drop in to the Volunteer Information Hub and find out more about volunteering opportunities. Visit the Mornington Community Information and Support Centre or [...]

5 06, 2019

2019 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards

June 5th, 2019|Volunteering|

Nominations for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards are now open! The Awards formally recognise, celebrate and thank volunteers for their extraordinary and selfless contributions to Victorian people, communities, culture and environment.We understand that many organisations in your networks and community rely on the invaluable support of volunteers, and we want to celebrate their [...]

27 05, 2019

A Volunteer Poem

May 27th, 2019|Volunteering|

I feel very lucky to have found a place, Where I know I will be welcomed by a smile on each face. Our team greet each other, then get on with chores, The sign says we're open, "Who'll be first through the doors?" "How can we help you?" is what we will ask, And then [...]

6 05, 2019

Volunteering Victoria Webinars

May 6th, 2019|Volunteering|

You may be interested to know that Volunteering Victoria are providing free webinars for managers of volunteers. Up-coming webinars: Thursday 9 May 2:00 – 3:00 PM- Webinar #4: Influencing Up.Thursday 30 May 2:00- 9:00 PM – Webinar #5: National Standards for Volunteer Involvement Online Self-Assessment Tool – Demonstration  You can follow the link below to access information about the next [...]