NATIONAL VOLUNTEER GUIDE, OCTOBER 2018

Posted on 12 Feb, 2019

Justice Connect is a NFP Law Advisory and Resource organisation. In 2018 with the support of Department of Social Services and collaboration with Volunteering Australia the most comprehensive “National Volunteer Guide” was produced.

Please see the attached for more information. All organisations who work with volunteers are strongly encouraged to familiarise themselves with this guide as it will answer many legal questions.

For State / Territory specific issues, please contact your State Peak and or Regional Volunteer Resource centre.


INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?

Posted on 14 Jan, 2019

We are recruiting volunteers across a range of industries and organisations, so if you have a desire to help others, would like to consider a new career, have a Centrelink Mutual Obligation and / or need help with Work Development Orders (WDOs) please contact our office on 4227 7163 to arrange an informal one-to-one interview.

In 95% of cases we will refer you to a volunteer opportunity of your choosing on the day of your appointment.


ILLAWARRA FOLK FESTIVAL 17-20 JAN 2019

Posted on 13 Jan, 2019

The annual Illawarra Folk Festival is four exciting summer days of folk, world, roots, bluegrass, gypsy and Celtic music, as well as poetry, comedy and dance. Discover a wonderful and rewarding experience whilst making new friends volunteering in the many roles available at the festival.

Click on this link for more information.


HONK Oz! STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL 10-12 JANUARY 2019

Posted on 19 Dec, 2018

HONK Oz! 2019 is to be held 10-12 January and again is calling for volunteers. There is more information on the event outlined on the flyer.

Should you be interested in being a part of this popular music event, you can register direct on the HONK Oz! website.


VOLUNTEERING AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Posted on 29 Nov, 2018

Did you know volunteers don’t have the same legal protection from sexual harassment as employees under commonwealth laws? Justice Connect and Volunteering Australia are working together on a joint submission to the National Inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment.

We want to change the situation for volunteers when it comes to sexual harassment, and we want to hear your views. If you have something to say, please take a few minutes to complete a short survey.


URGENT! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR DENNY FOUNDATION

Posted on 26 Nov, 2018

The Denny Foundation is in urgent need of volunteers to fill the following positions:

  • Truck drivers with a ‘C’ Class licence.
  • Volunteers for food handling and preparation.

Interested persons should contact Volunteering Illawarra on 4227 7163.