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Volunteer Network


“Volunteering is an excellent way to provide meaning in your life and help give back to your life and help give back to your local community.”

Volunteer Network is a resource program with the aim of recruiting and referring volunteers to organisations within the Inner West area.

Volunteer Network provides a comprehensive volunteer recruitment, referral and support program to organisations which utilise volunteers in the day to day running of their programs. Volunteer Network provides support in terms of training, best practice, information, networking and communication.

The service is based in Burwood; however it operates on a sub-regional basis covering the Local Government Areas of Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay and Strathfield.

Volunteer Network is funded by NSW family and Community Services, NSW Ageing, Disability & Home Care and the Department of Social Services and is auspice by Burwood Council.

For more information, contact Volunteer Network on 9911 9855 or vncoordinator@burwood.nsw.gov.au or visit our website www.volunteernetwork.org.au

  • The Volunteer DVD will explores the changing roles of volunteers in effective service delivery. It also looks into the diversity of volunteer roles, their relationship with the service providers and best practice in management of volunteer networks.  The Volunteer DVD will be designed as an educational and promotional tool highlighting the range of opportunities available in Community Care Services.Please contact Volunteer Network on vncoordinator@burwood.nsw.gov.au to obtain a copy.

    Thu, 06 August 2015
  • Interested in becoming a volunteer? Contact Volunteer Network to arrange an interview on 9911 9855 or vncoordinator@burwood.nsw.gov.au or visit our website www.volunteernetwork.org.au

    Thu, 06 August 2015
  • This booklet coves how to get involved, training, rights & responsibilities, insurance, confidentiality and advocacy.  As well as other information about volunteering.

    Thu, 06 August 2015
  • If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please come to Burwood Library and Community Hub on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10am to 12pm and meet the staff of Volunteer Network and discuss how we can find the best volunteer position for you.

    Thu, 06 August 2015