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…

Volunteer Safety Framework

By Department of Environment and Water (Government) The Department of Environment and Water developed a Volunteer Safety Framework to assist staff manage volunteer safety. Project implemented: 2012 – ongoing GO TO PROJECT WEBSITE   Project goal To meet the department’s obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act (SA) 2012 to maintain a safe operating…

Playford 10

By City of Playford (Local council) The Playford 10 Volunteer Project is part of an on-going, in-school delivery to support year 4/5 children in Category 1 schools in the City of Playford to experience the benefits of volunteering in their community. Project implemented: 2018 – ongoing GO TO PROJECT WEBSITE Project goal The goal of…