TEAM VOLUNTEERING AT THE UCI 2022 ROAD BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SEPTEMBER

Posted on 26 May, 2022

By registering as a team you’ll have the chance to share the experience and work together, leveraging your existing relationships and ways of working. It’s a great team-building opportunity too, and will provide a new environment for problem-solving, leadership development and teamwork.

We’d love to see groups of 10-50 people registering, building that team spirit and camaraderie among the UCI 2022 Road Bike Championships volunteer team.


VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY

Posted on 22 May, 2022

To help support volunteer managers in their day-to-day operations The Centre is pleased to release a new Volunteer Management Handbook.

The handbook, funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services under the VMA program, contains best practice resources, materials and and customisable templates aligned to the National Standards for Volunteer involvement. Check out the handbook here 


NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK 16-22 MAY 2022

Posted on 16 May, 2022

The theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week is Better Together. This week is time to especially celebrate all volunteers and huge difference they make to your organisation and the community.

Examples of appreciation events are –

  • Wollongong City Council
  • Northern Illawarra Neighbour Aid (NINA)

and many more.


VOLUNTEERING EXPO IS ON AGAIN ON THURSDAY 19 MAY 2022

Posted on 28 Apr, 2022

For those who have not attended this event in the past, the Volunteering Expo gives not-for-profit organisations the chance to feature their services and volunteering opportunities.

If you’ve never thought of volunteering in the past, drop into the Expo at Wollongong Town Hall from 9:30am on Thursday 19 May and see what you’ve been missing.

For more information access this link on the Wollongong City Council website.

Here’s our flyer for circulation to your contacts. Hope to see you there.


COMIC GONG IS BACK ON SATURDAY 14 MAY 2022!

Posted on 24 Mar, 2022

Comic Gong is returning of Saturday 14 May and Wollongong City Libraries need your help delivering the first large scale Comic Gong since 2019!

There are several volunteer roles and duties available including set-up and pack-down, helping mind our activity providers and cosplayers, and conduction surveys with attendees – be our hero and come get a piece of the action.

For more information on these positions, please consult the Comic Gong 2022 webpage. Why not submit your expression of interest now and share with any friends that may be interested. Submissions close Wednesday 30 March, so be faster than a speeding bullet!


NEW YEAR OFFICE HOURS

Posted on 05 Jan, 2022

The Volunteering Illawarra office is currently closed however phone interviews recommence in late January 2022.


COVID-19 SUPPORT SERVICES DIRECTORY

Posted on 04 Jan, 2022

Wollongong City Council has put together a list of local and national organisations who offer support to people dealing with the many effects of COVID-19.

From practical help with food, housing and money, to mental health and relationships, we encourage anyone struggling to check this list and reach out for help.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, you’re welcome to call Council’s Community Development team for advice between 9:00am and 5:00pm weekdays on (02) 4227 7500.

You can also download a copy of the directory here.


VOLUNTEERING RESOURCE HUB

Posted on 31 Dec, 2021

The Volunteering Resource Hub, an initiative of Volunteering Australia, brings together useful, evidence-based and current best practice resources, tools, research and information to support effective volunteer management.


SEASONS GREETINGS!

Posted on 16 Dec, 2021

The staff and volunteers at Volunteering Illawarra wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and rested New Year!

See you in 2022!