Volunteering Victoria advocates for and supports the rights, well-being and interests of volunteers. We build and maintain strong mutually beneficial relationships to ensure engagement and investment for the volunteering sector.
Volunteering Victoria has set a number of strategically significant priorities to:
- Influence State government and members on policy matters that impact volunteering
- Support VA, State Peaks and others to succeed in the changing world of volunteering
- Enable members to advocate within their own sector (e.g. local govt, own peak body etc.) to support the rights, well-being and interests of volunteers
- Develop and promote resources that improve the volunteering sector and the volunteering experience.
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Victorian Volunteer Strategy
We are pleased to be working on the Victorian Government, Strategy Taskforce overseeing the development of the strategy, alongside other senior leaders and strategic thinkers.
Strengthening Victorian Volunteer Support Services
We have written to the Hon Luke Donnellan (Minister for Child Protection, Disability, Ageing and Carers) and Anthony Carbines (Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers) with our proposal for the Victorian Government to invest in a sophisticated place-based partnership model to reinvigorate and sustain this important infrastructure into the future.
As the peak body for volunteering, we seek to engage widely with relevant leaders in all political parties. We want to work with them to address challenges faced by our sector and opportunities to support our communities through volunteerism.
Victorian State Budget Submission 2020/21
We have a strong working relationship with the Victorian Government. We continue to progress issues related to the sector and are in conversation with Anthony Carbines, Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers.