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

  • 28 Jan

    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.

  • 28 Jan

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Referral Officer Training

    This session covers referring volunteers with the VIKTOR database, how to match potential volunteers to roles, and how the system works internally.

  • 02 Feb

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Making the most of your Volunteering WA membership

    Would you like to know more about the services and support that available to you and your organisation as a member of Volunteering WA?

  • 02 Feb

    Volunteer Manager Training

    VIKTOR training - VRC management

    This session is aimed at VRC staff and covers the basics of updating member agencies and positions.

  • 11 Feb

    Volunteer Manager Training

    VWA Volunteer Management Network (VMN) - Face to Face

    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 

  • 23 Feb

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Writing Successful Grant Applications - Webinar

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

  • 03 Mar

    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.

  • 10 Mar

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Leading the Way

    Leading the Way has been specifically designed for Volunteer Managers who work in small to medium volunteer-involving organisations.

  • 17 Mar

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Making the most of your Volunteering WA membership

    Would you like to know more about the services and support that available to you and your organisation as a member of Volunteering WA?

  • 18 Mar

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of 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 the City of Stirling.

  • 24 Mar

    Volunteer Manager Training

    National Standards for Volunteer Involvement - Face to face

    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 Apr

    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.

  • 14 Apr

    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 

  • 22 Apr

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of 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 the City of Stirling.

  • 28 Apr

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of Canning)

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

  • 17 May

    Events

    National Volunteer Week 2021

    This week-long celebration will Recognise. Reconnect. Reimagine volunteers, volunteer leaders, and volunteer involving organisations across Australia.

  • 20 May

    Events

    WA Volunteer of the Year Awards

    Join us as we recognise and honour the recipients of the WA Volunteer of the Year Awards. 

  • 25 May

    Volunteer Manager Training

    Making the most of your Volunteering WA membership

    Would you like to know more about the services and support that available to you and your organisation as a member of Volunteering WA?

  • 16 Jun

    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 

  • 24 Jun

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of 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 the City of Stirling.

  • 19 Aug

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of 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 the City of Stirling.

  • 23 Sep

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of 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 the City of Stirling.

  • 29 Sep

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of Canning)

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

  • 18 Nov

    Volunteer Training

    Step into Volunteering (City of 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 the City of Stirling.

  • 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.