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Volunteering Victoria


Level 2, 491 King Street West Melbourne


Victoria 3003



Name: Vanessa Veldman

Position: Membership and Corporate Program Manager

Phone: 03 8327 8500

Fax: 03 8327 8599



Leading the development of a collaborative, sustainable, thriving volunteering community and movement in Victoria

About us

Volunteering Victoria is the peak body for volunteering in Victoria. Through our leadership we will promote & build a vibrant, prosperous & strong volunteering community that is inclusive, respected & sustainable.

We focus on advocacy, sector development and the promotion of volunteering. Volunteering Victoria can help you:

Our members are volunteer-involving Not for Profit and community organisations. They represent a broad, cross-section that reflects the diversity of the sector. Commonwealth and state government departments, local governments, state peak organisations, local sports clubs and religious groups as well as those in health, arts, environment, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), indigenous, youth, disabled, and aged care are represented in our membership base.

Products and services

Volunteering Victoria offers a range of services for both members and non-members including training and professional development, events, networking opportunities, special interest groups, advice on volunteering and volunteer programs and resources.

We also offer an affordable and professional Employee Volunteer service where we can help you find, book in for and manage an employee volunteering team opportunity, as well as consulting services, corporate events and workshops on volunteering. For detailed information please click here.

Examples of work

Please see our website for current activities.

Related news

Tuesday, 30th March 2021

Particularly in the wake of a pandemic, volunteering is key to community resilience and recovery. With a Volunteer Passport via weVolunteer,…Read more

Tuesday, 14th May 2019

Volunteering Victoria chief executive Scott Miller discusses some of the themes he sees as being relevant to this year’s National…Read more

Tuesday, 12th March 2019

With only a few months to go until its second state conference, Volunteering Victoria is thrilled to announce an impressive lineup…Read more

Tuesday, 18th September 2018

Volunteering Victoria is hosting a panel discussion alongside its annual general meeting to explore how volunteers are integral…Read more

Tuesday, 15th May 2018

The need for volunteer leaders to apply ethical decision-making in the way they design and manage their volunteer program is often…Read more

Thursday, 21st September 2017

Volunteering Tasmania has said there is no need to be concerned about the future of the organisation, despite having to close its second…Read more

Monday, 8th May 2017

Volunteering Victoria is about to kick off its inaugural state conference and CEO Sue Noble discusses the importance of this event…Read more

Tuesday, 10th May 2016

Volunteering Victoria has launched a pilot program to coordinate volunteers for disaster relief and recovery activities to mark…Read more

Wednesday, 9th March 2016

The power of storytelling should be used to leverage the support of stakeholders for strategic activities such as corporate volunteering,…Read more

Thursday, 5th November 2015

Volunteering Victoria has announced the six winner of the inaugural State Awards showcasing the commitment, diversity and impact…Read more

Tuesday, 22nd September 2015

Twenty-two finalists from the volunteering sector have been shortlisted across six categories for Volunteering Victoria’s…Read more

Wednesday, 11th March 2015

The inability of Not for Profits to define and package skilled volunteering opportunities for corporate employees blocks companies…Read more

Tuesday, 10th March 2015

Angry volunteer organisations have sent strong letters of complaint to Federal Social Services Minister Scott Morrison demanding…Read more

Thursday, 23rd October 2014

Government support for the "whole of volunteering" has been sadly lacking, and the sector needs change, the Volunteering…Read more

Thursday, 12th June 2014

  The temptation to replace paid staff with volunteers is on the table when Not for Profits are thinking about budget savings says…Read more

Wednesday, 21st May 2014

Technology is revolutionising the corporate volunteering programs in Australian firms, a Melbourne breakfast event has been told.…Read more

Thursday, 10th April 2014

  Brett Williamson. Sue Noble. If Australia wants to foster a civil society and mutuality, it must develop and promote a thriving…Read more

Tuesday, 4th February 2014

Volunteering Victoria has launched its first Manifesto – identifying volunteering gaps and priorities for Victoria including…Read more

Thursday, 5th December 2013

Peak volunteering bodies across Australia are celebrating International Volunteer Day. It marks the 27th annual International…Read more

Wednesday, 6th November 2013

Not for Profit peak body Volunteering Australia has appointed a new Chairman and two new Board Members saying the move is in a bid to building…Read more

Wednesday, 6th November 2013

The Victoria’s peak body for volunteering has worked with volunteering leaders across the state to launch a Volunteer Management…Read more

Thursday, 24th October 2013

Victoria’s peak body for volunteering has foreshadowed the adoption of a new governance model, including a new constitution…Read more

Thursday, 4th April 2013

The 2013 theme for National Volunteer Week – 'Thanks A Million' – is set to recognise and thank Australia’s…Read more

Tuesday, 2nd April 2013

Recruiting great volunteers is an ongoing challenge for Not for Profits and a recent training session in WA, with Seek Australia –…Read more

Thursday, 7th March 2013

Sue Noble is the CEO for Volunteering Victoria. This week we profile Sue in Changemakers – a weekly column which examines inspiring…Read more

Monday, 4th February 2013

Volunteering Australia and the peak state volunteering bodies are recruiting every-day volunteers to appear in this year’s…Read more

Monday, 9th July 2012

Volunteering Victoria have announced their new Chief Executive to replace Dianne Embry who resigned from the position earlier last…Read more

Tuesday, 19th June 2012

Volunteering WA will be assuming responsibility for the administration and support of GoVolunteer – a volunteer recruitment…Read more

Monday, 4th June 2012

Volunteering Victoria’s chief executive, Dianne Embry, has resigned from her post after nearly eight years in the top job.…Read more

Thursday, 17th November 2011

Victorian volunteering organisations concerned about upcoming changes to the state’s occupational health and safety laws…Read more

Thursday, 8th September 2011

Volunteering Victoria is running an online survey to try to gauge the impact among local community organisations of the recent changes…Read more

Thursday, 30th June 2011

Volunteering Victoria has produced an information pack to help volunteers and organisations to understand and meet their responsibilities…Read more

Friday, 6th May 2011

The peak body for volunteering in Victoria says it’s disappointed and concerned that funding for volunteering, revealed in…Read more

Thursday, 22nd April 2010

If the volunteer community is to become the mechanism for social inclusion, then the Federal Government needs to deliver equipment,…Read more

Thursday, 25th March 2010

The Equal Opportunity Bill released in Victoria this week has an important concession to the needs of volunteering organisations…Read more

Wednesday, 10th March 2010

Volunteering Victoria has responded to the Productivity Commission Report saying the report’s relevance to the issues facing…Read more

Tuesday, 8th December 2009

Volunteering Victoria submits that given the focus of the Terms of Reference, and the recognition in the Draft Report that only 10%…Read more


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