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Implementing student volunteering – Free information session, 5 November 2019

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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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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National Student Volunteer Week (NSVW) 12-18 August 2019

This special week celebrates young people who are striving to make change through volunteering. A wide range of events, activities and campaigns that promote student volunteering will be held nation-wide. This unique opportunity offers volunteer-involving organisations the chance to showcase the significant contribution of their student volunteers and encourage more young people to join their…

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New Curriculum of Giving Working Group established

To build on the success of the Volunteering Strategy for South Australia 2014-2020, through a specialised working group, the Government of South Australia, Business SA, the Local Government Association of South Australia, and volunteering peak body, Volunteering SA&NT will be consulting with volunteers and organisations across South Australia, to strengthen and promote volunteering among young…

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Mutual Obligation Policy – Guidelines for Volunteer Managers in Local Government

The “Mutual Obligation Policy: Implications for Local Government Volunteer Managers Guidelines” has been prepared as part of the broader Volunteering Strategy for South Australia. Members of the Local Government Volunteer Managers Network and Local Government Human Resources Network were invited to respond to a questionnaire focusing on current practice and experiences of managing volunteers undertaking…

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Work Health and Safety Flow Chart

Work Health and Safety Flow Chart What it means for volunteers A new Work Health and Safety (WHS) flow chart has been developed by Project Team Three. The chart aims to assist volunteer associations, volunteers and people conducting a business who engage volunteers with understanding how WHS laws may apply to their volunteering activities.

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