HONK Oz! STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL 10-12 JANUARY 2019

Posted on 12 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.


INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?

Posted on 25 Nov, 2018

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.


INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY IS WED 5 DEC 2018

Posted on 25 Nov, 2018

International Volunteer Day (IVD) is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly and is held each year on 5 December.

It is a day for volunteers and volunteer involving communities to celebrate their efforts and to showcase the difference they make in their communities.

IVD 2018 focuses on the value of volunteerism through appreciation of local volunteers, including the marginalised groups and women who make up nearly 60% of volunteers worldwide, and their impact on building resilient communities.

 


NEW YEAR’S EVE AND AUSTRALIA DAY VOLUNTEERS

Posted on 24 Nov, 2018

Want to do something valuable with your time? Come and be part of our behind the scenes team for New Year’s Eve and or Australia Day. 

This is a great opportunity for you to be part of our cities largest celebrations.  Applications are now open so complete the online form now!

Enjoy the party and volunteer for New Year’s Eve or Australia Day!

 


‘VOLUNTEERS AND THE LAW’ workshop, Thu 22 Nov 2018

Posted on 23 Nov, 2018

Questions are often raised in relation to volunteers and their legal rights and the organisation’s responsibilities when managing volunteers.

To assist volunteer organisations, Volunteering Illawarra has contracted Justice Connect to answer some of these questions.

For more information on workshop cost and topics to be covered as well as background of Justice Connect, please see flyer.

Should your organisation is interested in attending, please contact Volunteering Illawarra on 4227 7772 before Monday 19 November 2018.


VIVA LA GONG IS BACK SAT 10 NOV 2018

Posted on 17 Oct, 2018

Viva La Gong returns to Wollongong on Saturday 10 November at MacCabe Park.

For more information on the Festival and how to get involved, go to the Viva website.