Volunteering Queensland’s Wynnum Hub will soon be starting a new Digital Mentor program on Friday mornings between 9am and 11am. We may expand the project to other days in the future depending on the need and available volunteers.
If you would like to recruit enthusiastic, skilled students for roles ranging from events volunteering through to specialist projects, look no further than the University of Queensland (UQ) Volunteer Expo.
The Settlement Council of Australia (SCoA) and Volunteering Australia have today released their report, ‘Volunteering and Settlement in Australia’, with a snapshot of the volunteering activities of new migrants and refugees in Australia.
In the settlement sector, 65 per cent of new arrivals to Australia volunteered within the first 18 months of their arrival to Australia, to contribute to society, make friends, improve their English or gain local work experience.
During National Volunteer Week, 20-26 May, the 2019 Queensland Volunteering Awards were held to honour the inspiring endeavours of hundreds of volunteers, volunteer managers, volunteer-involving organisations and businesses that invest in employee volunteering programs, to bring about positive change in our community.
The SES is painting the town ORANGE for Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) on 22 May and we want you to join in the fun. Get your family and friends to wear something orange to work or school to thank our SES volunteers.
Thank you to everyone who submitted a National Volunteer Week Small Grants application.
We received 191 excellent applications and would like to thank all volunteer-involving organisations that applied. Volunteering Queensland acknowledges the inspiring and impactful work done by each organisation and volunteer. We wish we could have funded each application.
Would you like funding to support your National Volunteer Week event?
In the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election, Volunteering Australia calls for all parties to adopt a policy platform that responds to the needs of the volunteering sector and grows a culture of giving in Australia
Invitation to all Wynnum Bayside volunteers for a 23 May morning tea.