Training and Events

  • Training

    Training

    Find out about our training sessions for volunteers and volunteer managers.

  • Events

    Events

    Learn about events we hold throughout the year to celebrate volunteers and volunteer managers.

Upcoming Training and Events

  • 17 Jun

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Introduction to VIKTOR for VWA Members

    If you are new to VIKTOR (the national online volunteer recruitment and referral platform) and responsible for volunteer recruitment, this session will help you get started with posting your volunteer positions online.

  • 24 Jun

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Volunteer Managers Network (VMN)

    Join VWA’s Training and Education Manager and other Volunteer Managers to discuss general news, events, information sharing and problem solving, followed by 30 minutes of networking.

    CPD: If you are registered for the Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD), 2 points may be awarded for attending this network 

  • 24 Jun

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (Stirling)

    The Step into Volunteering information sessions are free informal workshops for anyone thinking about stepping into volunteering. This session will be held in Mirrabooka and will highlight volunteering opportunities in suburbs within Stirling.

  • 29 Jun

    Research

    Volunteers in Aged Care Settings - Workshop 2C - Volunteers

    Workshop for volunteers involved in Aged Care settings in Western Australia to inform a Good Practice Guide for the sector. 

  • 29 Jun

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering Info Session (Whitford)

    The Step into Volunteering information sessions are free informal workshops for anyone thinking about stepping into volunteering. This session will be held at Whitford Library and will highlight volunteering opportunities in suburbs within Joondalup.

  • 30 Jun

    Events

    Step into Corporate Volunteering

    Interested in learning more how corporate volunteers might assist your organisation?  This online session will cover how you can best utilise corporate volunteers within your organisation, what’s involved in sourcing a skills-based volunteer or team-based volunteers, what you need to know when hosting a corporate volunteer or team of volunteers and much, much more.

  • 30 Jun

    Research

    Volunteer in Aged Care Settings – Workshop 2D - Volunteers

    Workshop for volunteers involved in Aged Care settings in Western Australia to inform a Good Practice Guide for the sector. 

  • 27 Jul

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Designing a Successful Virtual volunteering Program

    This brand new workshop explores what Virtual Volunteering is and why you should be considering ways to incorporate it into your volunteer programs. Be quick to secure your place. 

    CPD: If you are registered for the Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD), 2 points may be awarded upon completion of the workshop and 3 points may be awarded if your organisation implements Virtual Volunteering.

  • 04 Aug

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Volunteer Manager Network (VMN)

    Join VWA’s Training and Education Manager and other Volunteer Managers to discuss general news, events, information sharing and problem solving, followed by 30 minutes of networking.

    CPD: If you are registered for the Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD), 2 points may be awarded for attending this network 

  • 05 Aug

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Writing Successful Grant Applications

    This one and a half hour information webinar will give you the basics for writing grant applications 

  • 24 Aug

    Events

    Step into Corporate Volunteering

    Interested in learning more how corporate volunteers might assist your organisation?  This online session will cover how you can best utilise corporate volunteers within your organisation, what’s involved in sourcing a skills-based volunteer or team-based volunteers, what you need to know when hosting a corporate volunteer or team of volunteers and much, much more.

  • 23 Sep

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Implementing National Standards - Online

    The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement is a useful tool for any organisation that wants to step up its volunteer program to be an organisation of choice for volunteers.

  • 13 Oct

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Volunteer Management Network (VMN)

    Join VWA’s Training and Education Manager and other Volunteer Managers to discuss general news, events, information sharing and problem solving, followed by 30 minutes of networking.

    CPD: If you are registered for the Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD), 2 points may be awarded for attending this network 

  • 25 Oct

    Events

    Step into Corporate Volunteering

    Interested in learning more how corporate volunteers might assist your organisation?  This online session will cover how you can best utilise corporate volunteers within your organisation, what’s involved in sourcing a skills-based volunteer or team-based volunteers, what you need to know when hosting a corporate volunteer or team of volunteers and much, much more.

  • 26 Oct

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Key Issues of Volunteer Management - Online

    Our information-rich introductory half a day workshop is essential for everyone managing or coordinating volunteer efforts.

  • 22 Nov

    Events

    Volunteering WA 2021 State Conference

    The Volunteering WA 2021 State Conference is the primary forum in WA where leaders and practitioners come together to build knowledge, leadership and best practice in the volunteering sector.

  • 02 Dec

    Events

    IVD Garden Party

    Each year, Volunteering WA brings together hundreds of volunteers at the annual IVD Garden Party to reflect on the year that was, and celebrate the contributions and achievements of volunteers from across the state.

  • 05 Dec

    Events

    International Volunteer Day

    International Volunteer Day (IVD), mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 December across the world and recognises the outstanding contribution that volunteers make in their communities.

  • 08 Dec

    Volunteer Manager Training

    VMN Volunteer Management Network (VMN)

    Join VWA’s Training and Education Manager and other Volunteer Managers to discuss general news, events, information sharing and problem solving, followed by 30 minutes of networking.

    CPD: If you are registered for the Continuous Professional Development Program (CPD), 2 points may be awarded for attending this network