Val’s story – the ACVVS and volunteering

Val’s story – the ACVVS and volunteering

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, running 20-26 May, here is a heart warming story from Val about her experiences as a local volunteer for the Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme (ACVVS).  “I started community visiting after I retired. Both my parents had...
Transform your business strength into community resilience for free

Transform your business strength into community resilience for free

Build your organisation’s disaster resilience through free Tomorrow Ready training. Tomorrow Ready provides free training that empowers your employees to develop new skills and grow existing skills, to mobilise, lead and support communities in future disaster recovery...
Community Visitors Scheme – 30 years of friendship

Community Visitors Scheme – 30 years of friendship

Celebrating three decades of companionship for older Australians. The Community Visitors Scheme is a national program, funded by the Australian Government, aimed at reducing social isolation for older Australians living in residential aged care or at home alone....
Looking for women with skills and knowledge to share

Looking for women with skills and knowledge to share

New Generations values women’s knowledge and skills. There are many women throughout Northern NSW that hold important knowledge, skills, language and cultural practices that are at risk of being lost. New Generations is a volunteering service that encourages...
Free volunteer management training

Free volunteer management training

Online training sessions from The Centre for Volunteering To support organisations and groups that want to work with volunteers better, The Centre for Volunteering is delivering five free hour-long online training sessions over the next five months. 28 April 12:30pm...

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