24 08, 2017

Want to know more about Volunteering? Come along to a free workshop!

August 24th, 2017|Volunteering|

Learn about what’s involved, where to find a volunteer role and meet organisations seeking volunteers at a Volunteering Information Workshop near you. 20 September, 10am – 12pm - Rosebud Library, McDowell St. Rosebud 21 September, 10am – 12pm - Mornington Community Support & Information Centre, 320 Main St. Mornington 22 September, 10am – 12pm - [...]

30 03, 2017

Preserving and Sharing our History

March 30th, 2017|Volunteering|

If you are interested in Australia’s historic, natural and Aboriginal heritage you might consider becoming a trustee of our shared cultural history by volunteering at a Museum or a local historical society. As a Volunteer with an historical society or group you might take on any of a wide variety of roles; cataloguing historical items, installing displays of museum items, researching history, archiving [...]

9 03, 2017

Volunteering to raise awareness, raise funds or commemorate achievements

March 9th, 2017|Volunteering|

Thousands of people, including families, actively volunteer to support one of the many fundraising, awareness raising and commemoration events held throughout the year across the Shire. By participating in local events you are volunteering to raise funds or awareness of an issue or need, and actively contributing to your community. Or you might volunteer to help in the co-ordination [...]

9 03, 2017

Managing Risk – a workshop for community organisations

March 9th, 2017|Volunteering|

Community groups and not for profit organisations that deliver services or activities on the Mornington Peninsula are invited to the second governance for community organisations workshop on Tuesday 28th March : "Managing Risk - tools and resources to help manage your organisation better"! Topics covered include: Legal responsibility of the committee How to read financial statements [...]

24 01, 2017

Volunteer to help Clean Up Australia!

January 24th, 2017|News, Volunteering|

Get involved in Clean Up Australia Day  on Sunday March 5th 2017 by helping to clean up your local area. Many of the peninsula's Friends groups and community organisations are hosting clean up events in parks, beaches and bushland reserves. You, your friends and family can register to volunteer at an existing Clean Up Site near you. [...]

4 01, 2017

Want to know more about volunteering? Check out our free workshops…

January 4th, 2017|Events|

Come along to a free Volunteering Information Workshop in February. You can find out more about volunteering at one of four volunteering information workshops coming up in your area. Learn about the rights and responsibilities of volunteers, where to find volunteering roles and meet local organisations seeking volunteers.   Tuesday 21 February 10am-12pm. Mount Eliza Neighbourhood [...]

13 12, 2016

Faces of Volunteering.

December 13th, 2016|News|

Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and celebrates the contribution of volunteers to our community in the new Faces of Volunteering Booklet . The booklet captures the portraits and stories of 16 volunteers from our local communities. It highlights what drives people to volunteer and how their work enhances and supports the many services and activities integral to a happy and [...]

12 08, 2016

Volunteering on the Mornington Peninsula

August 12th, 2016|News, Volunteering|

Volunteering can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. It benefits both you and your community. Many 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 an agreed [...]