12 05, 2022

Transitioning to Retirement: How to Get Involved in Volunteering

2022-05-12T14:30:12+10:00May 12th, 2022|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 [...]

1 03, 2022

Reimagining the Future of Volunteering in Australia

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

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 [...]

17 11, 2021

2021 Volunteering Awards – nominations now open!

2021-11-17T12:28:34+10:00November 17th, 2021|Volunteering|

For the first time, the Volunteering Victoria State Awards are being combined with the Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards, into the Victorian Volunteering Awards 2021, to recognise and honour the thousands of people across our state who give their time, energy and skills to support others. A highlight of the awards is still the Premier’s Volunteer [...]

13 10, 2021

CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR HERE – TRY SOME OTHER VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT SITES

2021-10-13T11:13:08+10:00October 13th, 2021|Volunteering|

wevolunteer.org.au govolunteer.com.au impactvolunteering.org.au volunteer.com.au vollie.com.au You could also contact a community organisation directly about volunteering. You could use the Shire’s community directory to search for a community organisation under a category that interests you www.mpcommunity.com.au Try also the Mornington Peninsula Shire website Volunteer for the Mornington Peninsula Shire - Mornington Peninsula Shire (mornpen.vic.gov.au) Good luck!

3 08, 2021

Volunteer your ideas on volunteering

2021-08-03T13:27:20+10:00August 3rd, 2021|Volunteering|

Mornington Peninsula Shire is seeking your feedback about how individuals and services can better access volunteering roles and volunteers? We want to know what resources are readily used to find out about volunteering in our community and how community organisations are finding their volunteers? We hope to provide better opportunities for both volunteers and community [...]

14 07, 2021

Victorian Volunteer Strategy – Have Your Say

2021-07-14T15:10:40+10:00July 14th, 2021|Volunteering|

The Victorian Government has committed to develop and implement a Volunteer Strategy to support and enhance volunteerism in Victoria. Volunteers are a vital part of Victoria’s social, economic, cultural and environmental fabric, and deliver immense value to Victoria – for communities, places and individuals. To find out more you can follow this link Victorian Volunteer [...]

3 03, 2021

Invitation – Zoom Session – How to Find a Volunteer Opportunity

2021-03-03T14:50:16+10:00March 3rd, 2021|Volunteering|

Volunteering Mornington Peninsula will be providing two Zoom sessions titled - Finding a Volunteer Opportunity for Yourself. Members of the community are welcome to take part. The first session will be held on Monday 22nd March from 11am to 11:30am - via Zoom The second session will be held on Monday 29th March from 2pm [...]

20 01, 2021

Experience the Benefits of Volunteering

2021-01-20T11:01:42+10:00January 20th, 2021|Volunteering|

Mornington Peninsula Shire is pleased to announce we recently secured funding of $23,000 from the Victorian Government through Volunteering Victoria to strengthen volunteer connections on the Peninsula. We will work with community organisations relying on volunteers to deliver their programs and services to recruit more volunteers in a COVID-safe environment. There are many reasons to [...]

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