Good 360
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

Volunteering Aust Gears Up for 2006 Conference


Monday, 16th January 2006 at 12:01 pm
Staff Reporter
Volunteering Australia is gearing up for the 11th National Conference being held in the lead-up to the largest volunteer event in Victoria, the XVIII Commonwealth Games.

Monday, 16th January 2006
at 12:01 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Volunteering Aust Gears Up for 2006 Conference
Monday, 16th January 2006 at 12:01 pm

Volunteering Australia is gearing up for the 11th National Conference being held in the lead-up to the largest volunteer event in Victoria, the XVIII Commonwealth Games.

The conference will focus specifically on the themes and issues relevant to volunteer involvement in major events in Australian communities.

The peak body says whether it is international sporting events, cultural festivals or natural disasters and emergencies; volunteers involved in sport and recreation, culture and tourism and emergency management connect Australians to one another and to the rest of the world.

One of the Australian keynote speakers will be David Brettell the manager of the Sydney Olympic Games Volunteer Program.

The conference will also have regard to the three core values espoused by the Commonwealth Games Federation- Humanity, Equality and Destiny – and celebrate the unique contribution that volunteers make to international exchange and understanding.

As part of the 11th National Conference on Volunteering, Volunteering Australia will also host the inaugural Researchers’ Symposium – a unique forum for researchers in the field of volunteering to come together to share research ideas, practices and strategies for fostering increased research in this area.

Bringing together practitioners, academics and researchers, government policy-makers, business and volunteers the conference aims to provide a national opportunity for information exchange, discussion and debate on volunteering and the chance to engage in informal networking opportunities during the build up to the Commonwealth Games.

The international key note speakers include: Justin Davis Smith, the Deputy Chief Executive of Volunteering England and Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research; Liz Burnes, and the President of the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) in 2001 and past CEO of Volunteer Development Scotland; and Sarah Hayes, a specialist in building successful business-community relationships.

To find out more about the Conference program and online registration go to:
www.volunteering2006.com.



FEATURED SUPPLIERS


Brennan IT helps not-for-profit (NFP) organisations drive gr...

Brennan IT

NGO Recruitment is Australia’s not-for-profit sector recru...

NGO Recruitment

HLB Mann Judd is a specialist Accounting and Advisory firm t...

HLB Mann Judd

Yes we’re lawyers, but we do a lot more....

Moores

More Suppliers

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Volunteering Tasmania Forced to Close Launceston Office

Luke Michael

Thursday, 21st September 2017 at 8:25 am

Moves to Stop Volunteering at Overseas Orphanages

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 13th September 2017 at 1:54 pm

More Australians Are Giving Time Not Money

Wendy Williams

Monday, 11th September 2017 at 5:07 pm

A Shift To Volunteering in the NFP Sector

Contributor

Wednesday, 30th August 2017 at 1:18 pm

POPULAR

Red Cross Moves to Wage-Based Fundraising Model

Lina Caneva

Thursday, 16th November 2017 at 8:30 am

Disability Advocacy Group Fights to Restore State Funding

Luke Michael

Thursday, 9th November 2017 at 8:37 am

New Same-Sex Marriage Bill Looks to Protect Faith-Based Charities

Luke Michael

Monday, 13th November 2017 at 5:25 pm

Donors Looking for a Personalised Experience to Give More – Study

Lina Caneva

Wednesday, 8th November 2017 at 1:43 pm

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


NDIS Criterion
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!