Upcoming Training and Events

15 Jan 15

Step into Volunteering - West Perth 15/01/15

time: 10:00 to 11:00 location: Room 7, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, 6005

The Step into Volunteering is free informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position 

To book into a session please click on register below, or if you have any enquiries please call Gilda on 9482 4304.


05 Feb 15

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 05/02/15

time: 10:30 to 11:30 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734.


17 Feb 15

Key Issues of Volunteer Management

time: 09:30 to 16:00 location: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth

This one day workshop will develop your managerial skills and covers the key principles for effective volunteer management, such as:

  • What motivates people to volunteer, to stay or leave your organisation
  • Job Descriptions, recruiting, selecting, retaining, rewarding, dismissing volunteers
  • Developing a recruitment message to attract the best volunteers
  • Attracting and retaining Generations X, Y and Boomers
  • Influencing up-wards
  • Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities

This workshop will get you well and truly started to be an effective Volunteer Manager and may give partial evidence for competency in CHCORG525D: Identify the need and roles for volunteers, recruit volunteers, provide orientation, on-going support of volunteers; and SISCCRD302A: Identify organisation’s volunteer requirements, recruit, induct, manage volunteers.

$44 VWA financial members / $66non-financial and non-members (includes GST, morning tea, lunch and materials)


18 Feb 15

Volunteer Manager's Network Meeting

time: 09:30 to 12:00 location: Room 7, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, 6005

The Volunteer Management Network forum is designed for coordinators and managers of volunteers to enable them to come together in an atmosphere of common interest and friendship. It is an opportunity to discuss issues, ideas and concerns relating to volunteer management programmes, as well as a great networking opportunity with other like-minded professionals. Everyone is very welcome, regardless of levels of experience as knowledge and good practice is shared for the benefit of all.

This session is free to members of Volunteering WA and includes a lovely morning tea.


18 Feb 15

Special Interest Group – 100% reliant on volunteers

time: 12:00 to 13:00 location: Room 7, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, 6005

Are you a Volunteer Manager that relies 100% on volunteers for service delivery? Come along and discuss issues with your peers and develop strategies to ensure the smooth running of your programme. BYO lunch.


18 Feb 15

Step into Volunteering - West Perth 18/02/15

time: 13:30 to 14:30 location: Room 7, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, 6005

The Step into Volunteering is free informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position 

To book into a session please click on register below, or if you have any enquiries please call Gilda on 9482 4304.


25 Feb 15

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 25/02/15

time: 17:00 to 18:00 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734.


26 Feb 15

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 26/02/15

time: 10:30 to 11:30 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734.


11 Mar 15

National Standards for Involving Volunteers

time: 09:30 to 16:00 location: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth

This is interactive one day training to improve your skills to national best practice in volunteer management. Developing these standards within your organisation will help you to become an organisation of choice to attract the best volunteers, and make you a star!  This full-day workshop covers:

  • Understanding the importance of the 8 National Standards
  • Identifying gaps in the organisation’s current practice
  • Exploring the impact of inefficient volunteer management and the benefits of implementing the Standards
  • Developing strategies for the implementation of the Standards

$132 VWA financial members / $176 non-financial and non-members (includes GST, morning tea, lunch and materials)


26 Mar 15

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 26/03/15

time: 10:30 to 11:30 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734.