VA announces new Definition of Volunteering
The definition of Volunteering hs been expanded for the first time in 20 years to recognise the new ways Australians give their time. The new definition states: "'volunteering' is time freely given for the common good without financial gain".
See here for the explanatory notes providing clarity on what is in and what is out, or visit the Volunteering Australia website. Download the Media Release and FAQs.
NEW National Standards for Volunteer Involvement
Volunteering Australia's new National Standards for Volunteer Involvement were launched in May 2015. The new Standards incorporate significant changes to the original standards in order to reflect best practice in volunteer management in Australia's current work environment. Download the Standards document here.
Volunteering Strategy for SA
Download: Volunteering Strategy for South Australia