Implementing student volunteering – Free information session, 3 September 2020

By introducing volunteering concepts and experiences into school curriculum, students achieve significant benefits to their learning, wellbeing and development. It also provides an opportunity for students to develop their entrepreneurial and work ready skills. This free workshop will provide education and care staff with support to implement the Department for Education’s online student volunteer –…

Have your say – Volunteering Strategy for SA: Beyond 2020

The current Volunteering Strategy for South Australia is coming to an end in 2020. To continue its success and achievement a second Volunteering Strategy (2021-2027) is being developed. A state-wide staged consultation process is currently underway. Stage 1 – STAGE COMPLETED: Online surveys to highlight what South Australians think should be the priorities of the second…

South Australian Volunteers Day Thank You 2020

All South Australians are invited to view the online South Australian Volunteers Day Thank You Message and Awards Presentation at 11am on Monday 8 June 2020. The Thank You Message will be delivered by the Premier, the Hon Steven Marshall MP and the Minister for Human Services, the Hon Michelle Lensink MLC. They will also…

School students invited to have their say about volunteering!

To mark the beginning of National Volunteer Week (18-24 May) we’re pleased to announce that the Have your say about student volunteering survey is live. About the survey The Have your say about student volunteering survey is being conducted as an initiative of the Volunteering Strategy for SA 2021-2020 to help determine how to best promote and sustain volunteering in South Australia. The Volunteering Strategy is…

Fishcare Volunteer Program

By Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) (Government) Helping to build productive and resilient primary industries and grow our regions to help communities thrive.   Project implemented: 1 December 1994 GO TO PROJECT WEBSITE Project goal To raise the fishing community’s awareness and appreciation of the need to protect and preserve fisheries resources and…

Walking the South East Seasons with Nature in Mind

By Natural Resources South East (Government) Supporting people to contribute to environmental sustainability and experience the benefits of connecting to Country.   Project implemented: 28 January 2017 GO TO PROJECT FLYER Project goal Connect people through walking and volunteering, promote Aboriginal Culture and improve mental health of participants. Delivering on Volunteering Strategy for SA focus…

Police Volunteer Program

By South Australia Police (SAPOL) (Government) SAPOL embraces volunteering as an integral part of its approach to formal partnerships and engagement with the community. Project implemented: 5 January 2010 (ongoing) GO TO PROJECT WEBSITE Project goal The focus is to assist SAPOL achieve its corporate vision of Keeping SA Safe and for volunteers to have…

Growing With Gratitude

By Growing With Gratitude (Non government organisation) The resilience module is a series of lessons that are designed to teach and grow resilience in our young people. Project implemented: 2 September 2019 GO TO PROJECT WEBSITE Project goal To build and protect mental wellbeing and to teach emotional regulation skills to young people. Delivering on Volunteering…