Country Idealist Profiles

South Australia – Volunteering

Volunteers are an essential part of NPOs development. They are vital for the ‘not-for-profit’ sector to benefit from the considerable skills and talents of the local business sector. Their contribution can assess by delivering many of the programs and projects, whether it be assisting at Club Cool and other events, also with administration.

Volunteering is also motivated throughout the State. This is the case of volunteering projects at “The History Trust of South Australia” which belongs to the goverment.

South Australia
5 226.5
Volunteer rate
Average annual hours

Areas in which volunteerism is commonly seen are

  • Arts collection
  • Aboriginal
  • Family
  • Corporate
  • International  

In 1982 Mavis Reynolds and Joy Noble founded The Volunteer Centre of South Australia which is now known as Volunteering SA Inc.  In July 2007 they expanded their services to the Northern Territory.

 This organization provides a training system to improve volunteer´s work

  • Free training for volunteers (Funded by the Government of South Australia – Office for Volunteers)
  • Training for Volunteer Involving Organisations
  • Professional development for Volunteer Managers


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  1. Family Volunteering said, on August 4, 2008 at 6:18 am

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