Case studies

Volunteer management: a journey of continuous improvement using the Nationals Standards for Volunteer Involvement - Muslim Women’s Support Center (MWSC) 
Read the case study (PDF) | Listen to the Audio Interview (Soundcloud) | Read the interview transcript (Word)

The Muslim Women’s Support Center (MWSC) is a small volunteer involving organisation in Perth, Western Australia. They have been supporting, empowering, informing, and connecting Muslim women in WA since 1987. They provide inclusive, holistic, and culturally sensitive services for Muslim women and their families thereby creating healthy, happy communities.
Supporting Ability Heroes to plan, write and advertise effective volunteer position descriptions
Read the Ability Heroes case study (PDF)

Volunteering WA met with the Ability Heroes team to review and better understand their organisational goals, website functionality, and their current needs. Ability Heroes sent a first draft of a position description to Volunteering WA and the short description needed a little attention. Recommendations included....... 
Social Innovation – Disruptive Volunteerism
Read the Fair Game case study (PDF)

Fair Game's project objective was to break down barriers to volunteering for First Nations People. Working with Indigenous-owned social enterprise, Blac Unicorn, they set out to create a culturally safe environment for First Nations volunteers and participants. 
Attracting new migrants to volunteering: A win for volunteer managers and volunteers
Read the Volunteer South West case study (PDF)

Risma Yanuarti, Widi Astuti Farrow and Mary Tannous are administration officers at Volunteer South West and volunteers at other VIOs in Bunbury Geographe. Volunteer South West wanted to promote how VIOs can attract new migrants to volunteering and experience the dedication and capability of the volunteers which helps to build bridges and strengthen cultural awareness.
The changemakers: a deep and meaningful connection to place is provided through volunteering
Read the Town Team Movement case study (PDF)

The Town Team Movement advocates to ensure community and public spaces are reflective of local needs and aspirations utilising community-led placemaking. The South Hedland community identified that young Aboriginal people needed access to more social and positive engagement experiences within the community.
Support services for volunteer involving organisations

If your organisation has a volunteer management query or requires support please contact Volunteering WA. For common queries we can reply with information and resources to support, and if you require one-on-one support we can escalate your need to our volunteer management team thanks to support from the Australian Government Department of Social Services. 

Volunteering WA's Volunteer Management Activity support services are funded by the Australian Government Department Social Services.