Presentation on theme: "Engaging community Mission Our mission is to provide volunteers services that enable and encourage a more engaged local community. Vision Our vision is."— Presentation transcript:
Engaging community Mission Our mission is to provide volunteers services that enable and encourage a more engaged local community. Vision Our vision is to enhance community life through the excellence of volunteers services.
Engaging community Values The Vision and Mission of Volunteers of Banyule are underpinned by its commitment to the following fundamental values which guide the way it delivers all its services for the benefit of the local community.
Engaging community Stewardship we care about people and the community in which we live we operate safely and with integrity we are environmentally responsible we strengthen the community
Engaging community Inclusion we value differences in people and perspectives we build relationships based on mutual trust we value diversity and respect the dignity of each person we recognise the contributions of every individual
Engaging community Teamwork we value differences in people and perspectives we build relationships based on mutual trust we recognise the contributions of every individual we work together to achieve superior results
Engaging community Accountability we set clear goals, measure results, and seek to improve we build and protect the Volunteers of Banyule brand and reputation we live our values we take responsibility for our actions
Engaging community History first incorporated in February 1999 founding members Sr Margaret Ryan, RSM AO Mr Charles Lewis Banyule City Council assisted the formation of the Volunteers of Banyule Resource Centre by donating $5,000 and office space in an unused community centre in Watsonia in 2008, Banyule City Council provided new offices in the Hawdon St Community Hall current funding Banyule City Council Nillumbik Shire Council Federal Government
Engaging community Organization Chart As at: 25 th January 2011 Cathy Thornton Committee of Management President – Cathy Thornton Treasurer – John Gluyas Secretary – Anne Svoboda Members: Kay Middleton, Dawn Knight, Mary Cocking, Barbara Brook, Jane Lawson, Karen Molinaro, Angela Snow, Susan McLaughlin, Marianne Mahony. Manager Marianne Mahony Administration Officer Yolande Robertson Volunteer Resource Officer Promotions Officer Carolyn Jury Volunteer Community Information Officers Monday Annette Harvey Maureen Blake Dawn Knight Volunteer Community Information Officers Tuesday Annette Harvey Anne Svoboda Dawn Knight John Smith Volunteer Community Information Officers Wednesday Kathy Upton Michelle Turkot Jane Dean Volunteer Community Information Officers Thursday Mary Cocking Kay Middleton Viz Rasa Volunteer Community Information Officers Friday Joan Vandenberg Peter Jones Penny Griffin
Engaging community Objectives Volunteers of Banyule have four primary objectives: 1.to provide information to individuals about volunteering so they can chose whether or not it is what they want 2.to assist people who want to volunteer to find a suitable role 3.to assist non-profit organisations with recruitment strategies and support business volunteering 4.to promote volunteering
Engaging community New Initiatives Partnerships to Engage and Support Young People L2P -Learning to Drive/Learning to Succeed La Trobe University Awards Program Boots for All / Eltham Football Club
Engaging community Outcomes Worked with 140+ not-for-profit organizations Covering over 27 different roles, ie. IT, Gardening, Youth Services, Retail, Teaching. placing over 419 local people in volunteer roles. Assisted 982 people towards volunteering and 172 community organizations or agencies.
Engaging community Contact Us Volunteers of Banyule 80 Hawdon St Heidelberg Victoria 3084 t e f w Opening Hours Monday to Friday 09:30am 3:30pm Melways:Map 32, Ref. A4 Bus Routes: 291, 513, 546, 551 North East Region Volunteer Resource Centres Inc A L