Palliative Care NSW Volunteer Support Services Programme
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Well-being when it matters most

1 month ago

On Tuesday 6 October the Parkes Palliative Care Volunteers undertook a 3 hour workshop ‘Well-being When it Matters Most’. Volunteer Coordinator Tony Fisher says it ...

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Raising the profile of Volunteer Managers

2 months ago

I often hear managers of volunteers talk about how they feel their work is undervalued by others within their organisation. Part of the problem comes ...

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Online learning enhances community knowledge

2 months ago

Lachlan Puzey, Policy Officer, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) writes about ‘Using an online learning environment to enhance community palliative care knowledge’ on the ...

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Short story competition winners announced

2 months ago

As part of Palliative Care Week 2020 the Blue Mountains Palliative Support Service held a short story writing competition on this year’s theme from Palliative ...

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How to build resilience in challenging times

2 months ago

Volunteer Coordinators – VolunteerPro is a US-based website run by Tobi Johnson which is aimed at supporting managers of volunteers. While not everything on offer ...

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National Carers Week 2020

2 months ago

National Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation. There are over 2.7 million unpaid carers in ...

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Help seniors to Zoom with these tips

2 months ago

Trying to keep volunteer services running during a pandemic has brought with it many challenges. Many services have ‘gone virtual’ and can only connect volunteers ...

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PCNSW Notice of AGM and Election

3 months ago

The Management Committee of Palliative Care New South Wales (PCNSW) is inviting nominations from PCNSW members who are willing to contribute to the governance of ...

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Palliative Care volunteer wins award

3 months ago

The Volunteering NSW Macarthur Regional Awards were held on Tuesday 8th September. Ongoing Coronavirus restrictions meant that for the first time the Awards were not ...

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Art Competition voting now open

3 months ago

Submissions for Palliative Care Australia’s 2020 Art Competition are now closed. This year, 285 artists from all over the country submitted entries. Their panel of judges ...

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Dying2Learn is back for 2020

3 months ago

Birth and death – these are something we will all have to cope with. But when it comes to the latter, we seem reluctant to ...

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Grants up to $50 000 available for NFPs

3 months ago

The 2020 Social Investments Grants Program is now open. Hosted by Community Sector Banking the grants program is designed to build capacity for impact in ...

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2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants round now open

3 months ago

Supporting Australia’s Volunteers and Building Resilient Communities All state and territory volunteering peak bodies across Australia are pleased to be administering the 2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants, ...

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Supporting someone with dementia

3 months ago

Did you know that dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians? And that since 2016 it has been the leading cause of ...