Chantelle is a 19 year old Year 12 student who is graduating from Parklands Christian College this November. Chantelle has very much enjoyed completing her Certificate II in Active Volunteering and has a very impressive list of volunteering activities that she has undertaken this year. Chantelle has worked for Able Care Australia (Caddies) on a weekly basis all year, where she has loved baking cakes, muffins and biscuits. She has also undertaken other cooking for local elderly residents and has successfully looked after the front desk at Caddies where she completed office work.
Last week, our Logan Volunteer Managers Network celebrated International Volunteer Managers Day, thanks to the support of Bunnings Underwood, and took time out to ‘sharpen the saw’ and recharge! If you haven’t heard the 'sharpen the saw' story before, keep reading!
Get ready to Build the Future of the Australian Volunteering Sector. The 2016 National Volunteering Conference (6 – 8 April 2016, National Convention Centre, Canberra) is shaping up to be one of the biggest events to maximise the opportunities and tackle the challenges for the future of the Australian volunteering sector. The release of the program includes keynote speakers such as: Robyn Moore, Australia’s most in demand female speaker Susan Ellis, President of Energize Inc, and volunteer management expert from the USA John Brogden, CEO of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, delivering advice in leadership and self-care Jean Kittson, facilitating The Great Debate: Which Generation makes the best volunteer
The national surveys for volunteers, volunteer-involving-organisations and corporate organisations are now open. Your feedback will help us evaluate the State of Volunteering in Australia and shape the future of volunteering. Volunteering Australia and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) are currently developing the 2015/16 State of Volunteering in Australia report, which aims to provide a comprehensive review of the volunteering sector nationally.