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National Volunteer Week (NVW) - 20-26 May 2019

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers.

Volunteering Australia is pleased to announce the new theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 – “Making a world of difference.” From 20–26 May 2019, thousands of events will be held across the country to say thank you to the 6 million Australians who volunteer their time. The week-long celebration will include breakfasts, morning/afternoon teas, and luncheons, as well as open days, award ceremonies, picnics, forums and training sessions.

For more information about National Volunteer Week and to download NVW logos, please go to Volunteer Australia website:   https://www.volunteeringaustralia.org/nvw/

Sailability Dobroyd

Do you enjoy being out on the water!   Sailability Dobroyd are looking for volunteers and participants!

Sailability Dobroyd sails from Rodd Point, every second Sunday from September to May. We cater for people with disabilities and their families and have a friendly and caring atmosphere
We operate in a safe environment and sail in specially designed, stable and unsinkable Hansa dinghies. Sailors don’t need to move about the boat once on board. 

Sailability is entirely run by volunteers. 

We need volunteers to do the things that our disabled members cannot do by themselves.  
We value any time that you can give us and we hope that your experiences with us give you something valuable in return. 

Things you can do for us: 

  • Rig and launch the boats 
  • Fit safety jackets 
  • Help our members in and out of boats 
  • Fit slings and operate the hoist 
  • Help our members to sail to the best of their ability. We can train you.
  • Drive or crew the support boat. We can train you.
  • Sign up new members and sign on volunteers 
  • Schedule the crews of the dinghies and the support boat 
  • Run the BBQ and organise the provisions 

And last, but not least, socialise and have fun!

We can be found at the Dobroyd Aquatic Club, Rodd Point (via Henley Marine Drive), Five Dock.  People of all ages and abilities are welcome at Sailability Dobroyd. 
You are encouraged to sail to the best of your ability, or you can just relax and enjoy the ride. We are wheelchair accessible, with hoists and safety slings available.

Come along and see us!

More information - see our Website and Facebook Page

Contact:  Rob Domone - Volunteer Coordinator; P: 9874 3642; M: 0458 234 559; E: rdomone@bigpond.com

Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation - Volunteer Drivers Needed!

“The Charity that helps when no one else can”

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED

Inner West Sydney

Do you have a spare few hours a day/week?

Can you help this wonderful Community Charity?

Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation with an office located at Majors Bay Road Concord is looking for Volunteer Drivers for our successful “Pick Me Up Service” for residents and Communities throughout the Inner West area.

Since 1999 the Foundation’s objective has been to provide to persons who by reason of their infirmity, age or disability transport to hospital, their medical practitioner, or to other medically related venues to obtain the necessities of life. This is a free service that has seen the number of trips grow from 900 in 2004 to over 11,000 in 2018.

We are looking for Volunteer Drivers to help us ensure that we can continue to provide this unique and and wonderful service to those people in need. So if you enjoy Driving and like making a difference please contact Anita Fong or Vincent Del Zio on 8765 8661 if you wish to help or obtain further information.  

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

THANK YOU

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