Volunteer Expo 2020

The Mornington Peninsula Shire along with Volunteering Mornington Peninsula will be hosting a Volunteer Expo at the Shire's Council Chambers in Queen Street Mornington on Monday 25th May from 11am to 3pm.There is a wide selection of volunteer involving community organisations who will have a stall at the expo.The purpose of the expo is for [...]

2020-03-04T10:45:07+10:00February 24th, 2020|Volunteering|

Want to Volunteer?

Thank you for your concern, actions and thoughts for our fellow Australians who have been impacted by the devastating fires that have ravaged across our country. The impact of the devastation will be felt for a very long time to come. Our hearts go out to every Australian who has been impacted by these tragic [...]

2020-01-13T09:34:44+10:00January 13th, 2020|Volunteering|

genU Staying Connected Program

genU is on the lookout for volunteers to provide social support and companisonship to older people through their Staying Connected Program. If you are interested, an information session will be held on Wednesday 11th December 2019 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at genU, 19-21 McDowell Street, Rosebud, Victoria. RSVP by email to:natalia.oktaba@genu.org.au A light lunch will [...]

2019-11-25T14:15:09+10:00November 25th, 2019|Volunteering|

Volunteer Information Hub Open in Hastings

A Volunteer Information Hub has now opened at Western Port Community Support.  Those interested in finding a volunteer role in the community can now drop in to Western Port Community Support at 185 High Street Hastings (Reception B) and visit the Volunteer Information Hub. The Hub will operate from 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday.  You can drop [...]

2019-10-03T13:13:15+10:00October 3rd, 2019|Volunteering|

Why volunteering is good for you

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 [...]

2019-09-12T13:26:54+10:00September 12th, 2019|Volunteering|

25,000 Volunteers on the Mornington Peninsula

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 [...]

2019-09-04T15:30:44+10:00September 4th, 2019|Volunteering|

Do You Manage Volunteers?

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 [...]

2019-08-07T11:45:30+10:00August 7th, 2019|Volunteering|

Volunteer Information Hub

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.

2019-07-15T13:16:00+10:00July 15th, 2019|Volunteering|

Australia Post Community Grants Are Open

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 [...]

2019-07-15T13:07:46+10:00July 15th, 2019|Volunteering|