Life is busy at the Office of the Governor with their team focused on the Governor's Program of constitutional, ceremonial and community activities. They are seeking an experienced and energetic part-time Public Engagement Officer in a newly created position to join their small team.
The Volunteering Resource Hub (the hub), an initiative of Volunteering Australia, is nearing the final stages of design. They are now looking for volunteer managers, new and experienced, to help them virtually test the hub before it is officially launched in February 2021.
The Queensland Volunteering Awards are held to honour the inspiring endeavours of hundreds of volunteers, volunteer managers, volunteer-involving organisations and businesses that invest in employee volunteering programs. Meet the finalists and recepients.
144 Queensland volunteer involving organisations have been selected to receive a 2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grant. The small grants will assist these organisations to better support the valuable work of their volunteers, help re-engage their volunteers as the economy re-opens, and encourage participation in their volunteer programs.
See what volunteer organisations have to say about the issues they face & the impact of COVID
Queenslanders will always step up in times of need, but strong, effective, and coordinated leadership is required to turn their goodwill into successful outcomes.
Read a farewell message from former IAVE World President, Kylee Bates, and a welcome message from the next Chair of the IAVE Board of Directors, Ruth Lewin.
Great news! We are proud to announce our NVW Small Grants Initiative has been expanded!!
Due to overwhelming interest from volunteer organisations in the NVW Small Grants Initiative, the Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors, the Hon. Coralee O'Rourke MP, has announced a further $15,000 to support the expansion of the grants for 2020.
The Volunteering Australia Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Pearce as the new Chief Executive Officer.
Thank you to everyone who submitted a National Volunteer Week (NVW) Small Grants application.
We received 450 excellent applications and we would like to thank all volunteer 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.
Great news! Law changes are coming to reduce red tape and improve internal governance for the more than 22,900 incorporated associations in Queensland, including the 3,750 that have registered as charities.
As part of National Volunteer Week 2020, Volunteering Queensland is proud to launch two helpful guides for volunteering and volunteer management in pandemics.