National Volunteer Week 2024 – Something For Everyone

Celebrating National Volunteer Week Tomorrow marks the start of National Volunteer Week, a special event that provides an opportunity to highlight the important role of volunteers in our community. On the Mornington Peninsula, there are more than 1000 organisations that rely on volunteers with over 14% of our population [...]

2024-05-19T15:03:11+10:00May 16th, 2024|Volunteering|

2024 Community Development Training Calendar for Volunteer Organisations

Download a PDF of the Calendar🌟 Exciting Announcement! Our Community Development Volunteering Training Calendar for January - June 2024 is now live! 📆✨ What's in the lineup? Governance training Information from knowledgeable facilitators Tailored sessions covering a range of topics Networking opportunities Dive into the calendar and unlock your potential! Secure [...]

2024-02-22T10:36:10+10:00February 22nd, 2024|Volunteering|

Free Governance Training – Wednesday 9 August 2023

Workshop 2: Solving Committee/Board Challenges This session covers common challenges faced by boards/committees of management and ways to improve interactions and business. Date: Wednesday 9 August 2023 Time: 10am-12:30pm Location: Hastings Community Hub, 1973 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Hastings or online For board/committee of management members from Mornington Peninsula based not-for-profit community groups/organisations. The training will be [...]

2023-07-11T13:52:18+10:00July 11th, 2023|Volunteering|

Help wanted: Op shops seek recruits after volunteer numbers dive

Many community organisations are experiencing a drop in their number of volunteers which is placing the services they deliver to the community, in jeopardy. You can read the article that accompanies the caption above by following the link below. The article was published by The Age on December 4th, 2022. Victorian op shops need more [...]

2022-12-07T12:14:25+10:00December 7th, 2022|Volunteering|

National Strategy for Volunteering – Discovery Insights Report Published

Over the past year Volunteering Australia has been leading the development of the first National Strategy for Volunteering in a decade. The first half of 2022 focused on talking to stakeholders from across the volunteering ecosystem about the current state of volunteering, pressing challenges, and aspirations for the future. These consultations have culminated in a [...]

2022-08-08T15:21:03+10:00August 8th, 2022|Volunteering|

Transitioning to Retirement: How to Get Involved in Volunteering

Are you currently in the process of retiring and want to start volunteering for your local community? Mornington Peninsula Shire is hosting two workshop sessions in June to give you advice on how you can get involved. These workshops, presented by Volunteering Victoria, cover an overview of volunteering in Australia, as well as outlining the [...]

2022-05-12T14:30:12+10:00May 12th, 2022|Volunteering|

Reimagining the Future of Volunteering in Australia

Volunteering Australia is embarking on an exciting journey to lead the development of a National Strategy for Volunteering. The National Strategy will be designed and owned by the volunteering ecosystem and will provide a blueprint for a reimagined future for volunteering in Australia. You can read more about how this strategy and how it will [...]

2022-03-01T10:37:05+10:00March 1st, 2022|Volunteering|
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