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The Centre for Volunteering

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  • Location: The Rocks, NSW
  • Category: Other

The Centre for Volunteering is the peak body for volunteering in NSW. The Centre for Volunteering promotes and supports volunteering and community participation. The Centre for Volunteering includes Volunteering NSW, its volunteer referral service, and the National School of Volunteer Management (SVM), a registered training organisation providing professional development and nationally accredited volunteering programs.

The Centre for Volunteering is a not-for-profit organisation with over 40 years’ history. The Centre provides leadership on volunteering issues in NSW and connects people and organisations to enrich the community through advocacy, volunteer referral, training, resource development, as well as information and education services.

The Centre represents more than 2 million volunteers and volunteering organisations in NSW, and provides services for its members. Members are mainly not-for-profit organisations, large and small, across all sectors. The Centre also works with government and corporate organisations on Corporate Social Responsibility and employee volunteering programs. We reach thousands of individuals and organisations involved in the volunteering sector through our online and traditional communication channels.

Programs and services offer access to: Bridge to Volunteering sessions, Consultancy Services, Employee Volunteering, state-wide services link The Centre to over 25 regional Volunteer Resource Centres, and Seek Volunteer.

The NSW Volunteer of the Year Award run by The Centre for Volunteering recognises and publicly acknowledges the invaluable work done by NSW volunteers. It showcases active volunteers who have shown dedication and initiative in their work and have positively contributed to the not-for-profit organisation they volunteer for.

Mission Statement:
A strong an influential voice for volunteering in New South Wales.