15 07, 2019

Australia Post Community Grants Are Open

2019-07-15T13:07:46+10:00July 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?

2019-07-02T13:40:27+10:00July 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

2019-06-05T15:27:08+10:00June 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

2019-05-27T14:04:37+10:00May 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

2019-05-06T11:40:59+10:00May 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 [...]

6 05, 2019

Mornington Peninsula Shire – Effective Grant Writing Workshops 2019 – Facilitated by Sue Driscoll Workshop 1 Tuesday 18th June – 10:00am to 1:00pm – Rosebud Shire Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud or Workshop 2 Thursday 20th June – 5:30pm to 8:30pm – Mornington Library, Vancouver Street, Mornington Numbers limited to 18 participants per workshop. RSVP to wayne.lovie@mornpen.vic.gov.au

2019-05-06T11:37:09+10:00May 6th, 2019|Volunteering|

1 05, 2019

National Volunteer Week 2019

2019-05-01T15:20:36+10:00May 1st, 2019|Volunteering|

National Volunteer Week is from 20th to 26th May. There are 25,000 (MPShire ABS data)  volunteers on the Mornington Peninsula, each making a positive contribution. Volunteering is a significant part of Australian society. It contributes to active participation in building strong, inclusive and resilient communities.   This year the Shire will be celebrating the work [...]