Leadership in Volunteering SIG

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Date: Wednesday 29 May 2024
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Online, via Zoom

Guest presenter: Dayle Jones – Volunteer Coordinator, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service
Topic: Engaging Indigenous volunteers



Please note: RSVP is compulsory for attendance.
New members are welcomed.

About this session

As part of National Reconciliation Week, our guest presenter Dayle Jones (Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service) will share her top tips and insights about:

  • engaging Indigenous volunteers, within an Indigenous organisation; and
  • how Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service promotes the health and wellbeing of volunteers.

About the SIG

The Leadership in Volunteering Special Interest Group (SIG) has been established by Volunteering Victoria to support the interests, activities and advancement of Leaders and Managers of Volunteers and Volunteer Management, in particular:

  • Advocating for the rights and interests of Volunteer Managers
  • Advocating for the professionalisation of Volunteer Managers and Volunteer Management programs through the provision of:
    —  Appropriate accreditation and recognition programs
    —  Training and professional development activities
    —  Continuous improvement initiatives
    —  Ongoing development and implementation of Volunteer Management Standards
  • Identification of current and emerging issues and trends of relevance to Volunteer Managers and Volunteer Management, and analysis of the impact of those issues and trends
  • Input to the development of relevant Volunteering Victoria events, programs and products
  • Provision of communication channels to:
    —  Facilitate the exchange of ideas, information and resources
    —  Strengthen and encourage engagement in the SIG
    —  Promote the value of Volunteer Managers and best practice Volunteer Management
  • Mentoring & peer support

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