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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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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Information session, 13 August 2019 – Implementing student volunteering

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 workshop will provide education and care staff with support to implement the Department for Educations’ online student volunteer – teacher…

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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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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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News

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…

Read more

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…

Read more
News

Information session, 13 August 2019 – Implementing student volunteering

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 workshop will provide education and care staff with support to implement the Department for Educations’ online student volunteer – teacher…

Read more

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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Resources

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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