Volunteering Involving Organisations

Training

We provide ongoing training opportunities for VIOs located within the City on various topics including governance, volunteer management and skill development. This training is available to all community groups, incorporated and non-incorporated organisations and clubs, including sporting clubs. Keep an eye on this page for upcoming training opportunities.

Steps into Volunteering

Date: Monday 4 November 2019
Time: 11am-12pm
Location: Hotel Clipper, 20-30 Patterson Road, Rockingham
Cost: Free

Come along to a free, no obligation session to hear about the opportunities available with volunteering.

The session is of particular value to those who are interested in volunteering for the first time.

Find out about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute
  • How to find the right volunteering position
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.

Registrations are essential. To register, please contact us on 9528 0333 or email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au by Monday 28 October.

2019 Volunteer Recognition Celebration Two volunteers with posy bouquets

National Volunteer Week was celebrated on 20–26 May 2019. The theme was ‘Making a World of Difference'.

Volunteers are one of the most important resources that our City has. Their generosity contributes towards creating a strong community, and we are truly grateful for their hard work and determination.

During National Volunteer Week, our four libraries ran workshops and made gifts for local Rockingham volunteers. This included kokedama arrangements, mini floral posies, mini succulent gardens and card making.

The 2019 Volunteer Recognition Celebration was held on Thursday 23 May 2019 at the Gary Holland Community Centre. The celebration recognised those volunteers who were nominated by their local organisations. Organisations were requested to nominate one dedicated volunteer to attend the celebration as a way to acknowledge and demonstrate appreciation for the commitment they and their organisation show to the Rockingham community. Fifty-four nominations were received during the nomination period.

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