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Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering,
working to advance volunteering in the community

Give back to the community with responsible employee volunteering

Employee volunteering programs are a great way for organisations to show their corporate social responsibility and provide employees with the opportunity to contribute to the community. However, in the lead up to the holiday season, volunteering peak bodies remind organisations of their obligations regarding volunteering.

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How to turn seasonal volunteers into regular helpers

Volunteering Australia CEO, Adrienne Picone, spoke to Third Sector about how organisations can find Christmas volunteers, attract them to stay on board past December and encourage lifelong giving commitments. If you’re interested in giving your time this Christmas period, there… Read More


Volunteering Australia AGM

Volunteering Australia held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 29 November 2018 in Canberra via video conference. Thank you to Foundation Member representatives, outgoing Board Directors, volunteers and staff who attended the AGM. Key outcomes of the AGM included… Read More

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  • National Volunteer Guide

  • Changes to participation requirements

  • Complaint handling

  • National Volunteer Week 2019

    National Volunteer Week, 20-26 May 2019, is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Read More