Meet your trainers

Volunteering WA aims to be a leading authority in training for the volunteer sector and our trainers are passionate about working with volunteer involving organisations to ensure volunteering is accessible to all.

Louise Giles

With over twenty years’ experience working in training and education for not-for-profit organisations in Western Australia and corporate companies in the UK, Louise has a strong work ethic and experience in Volunteering, the Aged Care Sector, Disability Services and Community Development. Louise has a passion for designing and developing online training as well as exploring the world of e-Learning and assisting with the development and delivery of online courses.


Robert Solomon

Robert is the Manager of IT Services and has been with Volunteering WA since 1999. He is a former TAFE lecturer, and has experience with various tools, systems and platforms used by Volunteering WA.


Jane Mason

Jane provides training for Volunteering WA members on using VIKTOR* to manage their organisation’s details and volunteer positions. Jane has worked with many types of databases and over the past four years has become well acquainted with the intricacies of VIKTOR to ensure organisations can fully utilise its benefits and unique features.  


*VIKTOR – is Australia’s online volunteer recruitment, referral and management platform

Kelly Nunn

Kelly is the Coordinator for the Pilbara Volunteer Hub on behalf of Volunteering WA and is based in Karratha. As part of her role, Kelly delivers free Volunteer Engagement Plan Workshops for Pilbara based Volunteer Involving Organisations, providing advice on how to connect with, support and evaluate the modern day volunteer. 

Kelly also delivers free Step Into Volunteering Sessions in the Pilbara for members of the public that are looking for opportunities to get involved in volunteering.


Tanya Richardson

Tanya is Wheatbelt Hub Coordinator for Volunteering WA and is based in Northam, 1.25hrs North East of Perth. Tanya delivers free Volunteer Management Workshops for Wheatbelt based Volunteer Involving Organisations around how to recruit, reward, retain and evaluate the modern day volunteer.

Tanya also delivers free Step Into Volunteering Sessions in the Wheatbelt for members of the public that are perhaps thinking about volunteering but not really sure where to start.


Keith Almond

Keith coordinates both the Canning Volunteer Hub and the Stirling Volunteer Hub, linking people and organsistions to help them find their perfect volunteering opportunity.