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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 –…

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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…

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Student volunteering

Interested in learning about school students volunteering? A series of sessions are being delivered to educators across the three sectors (Catholic, Independent and government schools) on implementing the Department for Education’s student volunteer tools. Sessions provide an opportunity to learn about the resources that staff can use when approaching, running and reviewing a student volunteer…

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Curriculum of Giving – Student Volunteering Workshop

A Curriculum of Giving – student volunteering workshop was held at Education Development Centre on 30 May 2019. It was attended by delegates from education and care, volunteering and not-for-profit organisations, business, local government, and state government agencies. The workshop was facilitated in partnership by the Department of Human Services and the Department for Education,…

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Human Resources & Volunteer Management – A shared approach

Through the Volunteering Strategy for South Australia, the human-resources-&-volunteer-management-report-dec-2018 looks at the relationship between Human Resource Management (HRM) and Volunteer Management (VM) and makes some key recommendations for organisations with both employees and volunteers. The lines between volunteers and the paid workforce are often blurred. Organisations with a volunteer workforce need to acknowledge the importance…

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Emergency Services Business Network

Attend a free regional forum to help identify how SA small business can support Emergency Service Volunteers SAFECOM (South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission) has partnered with RDA Barossa, Gawler, Light and Adelaide Plains to deliver a series of free forums across regional SA aimed to bring together business leaders to discuss how businesses…

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