Volunteer Recruitment Workshop: Attracting & Recruiting volunteers

Volunteer Recruitment Workshop: Attracting & Recruiting volunteers

Monday 22nd July 2019 | 9.30am - 12.30pm

Attracting volunteers and committee members is an important factor in not-for-profit business as usual.

This workshop is targeted to Managers and Coordinators of volunteers within community organisations, clubs or groups. Designed to tease out what your volunteer workforce needs and creating a plan.

Topics include volunteer position descriptions, induction checklist, volunteer recognition, finding committee members and structuring your committee.

** Limited places - book in early

Training delivered by Non Profit Training - educating and empowering those with purpose

Provided in partnership with the City of Greater Geelong

  • VG Financial Members: FREE

  • Non VG Financial Members: $50.00 per participant

Thinking about volunteering: workshop designed to inform anyone interested in volunteering

Thinking about volunteering: workshop designed to inform anyone interested in volunteering

Thursday 11th July 2019 | 2.00pm - 3.30pm

What is involved to become a volunteer?

What is in it for me?

Volunteering to impact a pathway to employment

Volunteering in retirement

In this workshop we will assist you to view a range of causes and volunteer activities to inform your choice of which volunteer involving organisations might be the right fit for you.

You will create a volunteer profile enabling you to translate your volunteering int a resume.

Register at mailto:info@volunteeringgeelong.org.au

FREE Grant Writing Workshops

FREE Grant Writing Workshops

The City of Greater Geelong is presenting FREE workshops to assist community groups with applications for grant funding.

  • Wednesday 12th June 2019 | 1.30 to 4.30pm | City Hall, 30 Gheringhap Street. Geelong (enter via Gheringhap Street)

  • Wednesday 12th June 2019 | 6.30 to 9.30pm | City Hall, 30 Gheringhap Street. Geelong (enter via Gheringhap Street)

  • Thursday 13th June 2019 | 6.30 to 9.30pm | Armstrong creek East Community Hub | 46-70 Central Boulevarde, Armstrong Creek

  • Tuesday 18th June 2019 | 1.30 to 4.30pm | Cloverdale Community Centre, 167 Purnell Road, Corio

  • Tuesday 18th June 2019 | 6.30 to 9.30pm | Cloverdale Community Centre, 167 Purnell Road, Corio

  • Tuesday 25th June 2019 | 6.30 to 9.30pm | Potato Shed, Peninsula Drive, Drysdale

Sessions are FREE and bookings are required. To book contact Monica Butler @ mailto:mbutler@geelongcity.vic.gov.au or 5272 4073

Disability Inclusion Forum

Disability Inclusion Forum

Over 65 people attended the Eastern Hub to participate in the Victoria Alive - Disability Inclusion Forum

In partnership with Volunteer Victoria, Volunteering Geelong, Department of Health & Human Services and Neighbourhood Houses Victoria; the Forum allowed for individuals and volunteer involving organisations to come to gether to celebrate successes, the challenges and the opportunities for the future

https://www.bay939.com.au/news/local-news/105498-forum-focuses-on-volunteers

Welcome Jolanda de Jong

Welcome Jolanda de Jong

Volunteering Geelong welcomes Jolanda de Jong to the team as Special Projects Coordinator

Jolanda’s role will assist Volunteering Geelong with the community partner projects

Step by Step | Making Mentors | Community Connectors

Jolanda brings a wealth of knowledge and management experience to Volunteering Geelong.

Jolanda’s hours will be Monday (all day) Wednesday (morning) Thursday (afternoon)

When not at Volunteering Jolanda teaches YOGA and enjoys time with her husband Rob, Golden Retriever Tully and family.

Welcome Jolanda

EMERGE Program Launch

EMERGE Program Launch

Launch of EMERGE program - building leadership skills in volunteer management in the Geelong region.

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Premier's Volunteer Champions Awards!

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Premier's Volunteer Champions Awards!

The Awards formally recognise, celebrate and thank volunteers for their extraordinary and selfless contributions to Victorian people, communities, culture and environment.

Many organisations in your networks and communities rely on the invaluable support of volunteers, and we want to celebrate their volunteer champions!

Nominations close 5pm Monday 28 May 2018. You can find out more and nominate outstanding volunteers today at www.volunteer.vic.gov.au/awards
 
Promoting the Awards
Please encourage your local community members and organisations to nominate the volunteers they know and to spread the word about the Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards.
Communications materials are available at the links below, including draft content for news articles, emails to your members and networks, social media posts, and logos for inclusion on websites and emails.

Materials for download and distribution/use:
Poster
Logo
Banner
Graphic
Social media content
Newsletter content
Email content

Uniting Care Barwon urgently require volunteers

Uniting Care Barwon urgently require volunteers

Uniting Care Barwon urgently require volunteers for the following positions:

  •  Vines Road Opportunity Shop -  If you can spare a few hours a week to assist this great venture read more. Also they are looking for a manager to look after the running of the store.
  •  Maintenance andTransport coordinator - This role would suit a volunteer who has people and organisational skills with a tradesman background. You will be in a leadership role working with and supporting your team who will pick up and deliver donations of general goods, additionally supervise provide support with general maintenance jobs. Some lifting involved with general maintenance.
  • Maintenance / Driver - In this position as a volunteer you will be assisting in a team environment with pick up and delivery of donated goods and general goods, driving the Toyota super long wheel base 9.8 cubic metre Hi Ace Van and there will be some lifting involved. Also assist us with general gardening, cleaning duties and grounds maintenance jobs
  • No Interest Loans (NILS) interview officer - Conduct effective sensitive interviews with clients for financial loans. Maintain effective knowledge of Geelong community and government agencies. Assist with interviewing potential clients (applying for food or clothing vouchers).

If you are interested in any of these positions please contact Elizabeth Hopkin

Elizabeth.Hopkin@ucg.unitingcare.org.au or call 03 4210 1113 for more information

 

10FOR10 PROJECT

10FOR10 PROJECT

10for10 is a partnership with the Federal Government  run by Barwon Child, Youth & Family (BCYF) and Volunteering Geelong.