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    Introduction to Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers with The Centre for Volunteering

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    Volunteer recruitment and retention is a critical management function of museums and galleries.

    Museums & Galleries of NSW is partnering with The Centre for Volunteering, to bring you an introduction session on Recruiting and Retaining volunteers.

    This online webinar we will cover:

    • Rights and responsibilities for both volunteers and organisations.
    • Insights into volunteering motivations that fuel engagement.
    • Successful examples of volunteer program implementations.
    • An overview of the recruiting and retaining resources offered by the Centre for Volunteering.

    If your organisation is finding it difficult to attract or retain volunteers, this webinar is for you.


      About The Centre for Volunteering

      The Centre for Volunteering (The Centre) is a not-for-profit organisation with over 45 years’ experience providing leadership on volunteering in NSW. This involves playing a key role in advocacy, support services and sector development.

      Within its programming, The Centre offers a range of resources, training, workshops, and events which benefit both individual volunteers and volunteer involving organisations. This includes best practice support services, Volunteer Manager Help Desk and Knowledge Base, and the NSW School of Volunteer Management [RTO code 90031], a registered training organisation providing professional development and nationally accredited volunteering qualifications.

      The Centre also provides membership services to a range of primarily not-for-profit organisations of varying scale, spanning all sectors. In addition, The Centre works with government organisations on corporate social responsibility and employee volunteering programs.

      Notably, The Centre hosts the NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards (the Awards) a highly anticipated annual event aimed at recognising the incredible dedication, effort, and community service of the state’s volunteers.

      Zac Harold, Manager Sector Development and Engagement

      Zac is an experienced Community Development professional who has worked in Government, Not-for-Profit and Commercial sectors. Zac is passionate about creating pathways and opportunities for stakeholders participating in cultural programs. Specifically through meaningful engagement, collaborative partnerships, creative strategy and capacity building.

      Zac works on both Gadigal and Yuin Countries and is currently involved with community groups, networks and organisations who cultivate connection and support through volunteering.

      Alice Anderson, Sector Development Coordinator

      Alice Anderson (she/they) has over 10 years’ experience working in the disability sector and over 5 years’ experience in workforce inclusion. Alice is also a person with learning disabilities, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. Alice currently works as the Sector Development Coordinator for the Centre for Volunteering with a focus on Inclusive Volunteering Pathways to Employment Program and she advocates about the power of volunteering and accessible workplaces.

      Alice currently serves as a board director on three not-for-profit boards; Access Sydney Community Transport, Making Waves Foundation and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

      Free Resources for anyone working with Volunteers


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