Our Mission

Volunteering Illawarra’s vision is to be a regional centre of excellence that promotes volunteering and the value of volunteers to the community. Our primary activity is the operation of a regional volunteer resource centre across the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama Local Government Areas.

“What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” – Aristotle

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

NSW Volunteering

The current NSW Volunteering Strategy can be found here.

Recent News

EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERING

Posted on 20 Apr, 2020

The Centre for Volunteering has launched stage one of the Emergency Volunteering platform. This new platform will enable emergency volunteering to happen more easily at a local level.

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2020 NSW VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS – NOMINATIONS CLOSE 3 JULY

Posted on 16 Apr, 2020

We are pleased to announce nominations for the 2020 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards are now OPEN!

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FRIENDLY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Posted on 06 Apr, 2020

The Friendly Assistance Program is a new initiative developed by Age Matters, providing support for vulnerable older people. More details available …

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