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.

“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” – Author unknown

 

“Help one another. There’s no time like the present, and no present like the time.” – James Durst

NSW Volunteering

The NSW Volunteering Strategy 2020-2030 can be found here.

Recent News

NSW STATE OF VOLUNTEERING 2021 REPORT – SURVEYS NOW OPEN!

Posted on 16 Feb, 2021

The Centre for Volunteering, in partnership with the Department of Communities and Justice, is producing the inaugural NSW State of Volunteering report. Find out more and complete the survey by 5 March 2021.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ILLAWARRA – SCHOLARSHIPS CLOSE 22 FEB 2021

Posted on 16 Feb, 2021

Each year, the IWD Illawarra Committee awards seven individual scholarships of $2,000 each to encourage women in our community, Applications close 22 Feb 2021.

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AVAILABLE : JAN TO JUN 2021 VOLUNTEERING ILLAWARRA MEMBERSHIPS

Posted on 10 Feb, 2021

2021 memberships are now available for not for profit organisations. If uncertain which type of membership would best suit your organisation, please contact us on 4227 7163.

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