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His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey, Governor of Queensland is the first patron of Volunteering Queensland.
“It's an honour to have the Governor of Queensland as our Patron. As the peak body for volunteering in this state, Volunteering Queensland advances the interests and capacity of community through effective and innovative volunteering. In his role as Patron, His Excellency Paul de Jersey will support our work, be a champion for volunteers in our great state, and help us to broaden possibilities.”
Perry Hembury, Volunteering Queensland CEO...
National Volunteer Week has now gone interactive!
National Volunteer Week is all about honouring the more than six million Australian volunteers that give their time and love to help make Australia the happiest place on Earth, so we figured that this interactive tool would be a great way to spread the joy of volunteering!
Have a go at creating your own #GiveHappyLiveHappy image and share the result on Facebook.
Community leaders play an invaluable role in building community resilience and disaster management. In partnership with NSW State Emergency Service , we are running a free and fully catered course that covers multiple aspects of disaster management. The course content includes a brief outline of disaster management, more information on what community resilience is, the four adaptive capacities of a resilient community, the emotional impacts of disaster, an assets based approach to building community resilience and resilience building project planning.
This year's National Volunteer Week is coming up, where we celebrate and thank our outstanding volunteers. We want to recognise their hard work and dedication to lending a helping hand by organising wonderfully entertaining and fun games for everyone to enjoy!
Put together a team of volunteers from your nonprofit or community group and compete against others to see who will be the winner of the Volunteer Community Games' fifth edition! The competition is fierce, the competition is friendly, but all in all…it’s a whole lot of fun!
Some of the games that ...
Let our team of virtual volunteers take care of your marketing, communications and graphic design needs.
We’ll help you get your message across to your stakeholders, so you can keep focused on what you do best, meeting the needs of the community your organisation supports.