Palliative Care NSW Volunteer Support Services Programme

Volunteering sector hit hard during COVID

2 months ago

A media release by Volunteering Australia earlier today details the significant impacts the global pandemic has made on the volunteering sector reporting that 72% of ...


Proof volunteering is good for you

8 months ago

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, takes a closer look at the benefits of volunteering to the health ...


NSW Volunteering Strategy 2020 – 2030

9 months ago

The NSW Government has released their new volunteering strategy for 2020 – 2030 aimed at growing volunteering and making a difference. Contributions for its development ...


The experience of volunteers during COVID-19

10 months ago

The COVID-19 situation has certainly placed great strains on all parts of our society and volunteering was no exception. With physical distancing restrictions making volunteering ...


30 Years of National Volunteer Week

2 years ago

National Volunteer Week is 20 -26 May. This year the theme is ‘Making a world of difference.’ National Volunteer Week is the annual celebration to ...


Do Something! Day

3 years ago

Wednesday 25 July is Do Something! Day. Supported by the DoSomething charity, Do Domething! Day challenges people to get involved with their local community by ...


2016: The year that was

4 years ago

During 2016 we farewelled the Toronto based volunteer service Westlakes Palliative Volunteers Group and their Coordinator Helen Harvie. Westlakes started in 1987 and continued as ...


Learning from the past

5 years ago

The latest study from the Volunteer Support Services Programme looks at the history of a district wide initiative in the bush. Although significant energy was ...