Volunteer Managers Network (Logan)

Volunteer Managers Network Meetings (VMNMs) are an opportunity for managers and coordinators of volunteers to meet and discuss our challenges and success stories collaboratively in order to learn from each other and improve our engagement of volunteers.

Topic: Engaging volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds 

Guest Speaker: Michael Tawadros, Volunteer and Student Placement Manager, Access Community Services

Access is one of Australia’s leaders in multicultural issues, with over 30 years of experience in providing housing, employment, training, youth support and enterprise opportunities for migrants, refugees and Australian-born clients. Access has recruited over 700 volunteers across Queensland, including volunteers from 60 countries around the world, with a range of 45 languages spoken. Access was awarded the 2017 Queensland Volunteering Impact Award for their extensive and varied volunteer programs.

Meeting format:

  • Introductions of attendees / organisations
  • News from Volunteering Queensland
  • Topic presentation and discussion
  • Sticky situations: Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss challenges they are experiencing and seek advice from their peers
  • Success stories: Attendees will also have the opportunity to share success stories or resources of their volunteer programs

Afternoon tea will be supplied.

Please register as places are limited.


For more information contact Sabina Nowak, Volunteer Services Manager on (07) 3002 7600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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