Hunter Volunteer Centre

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News and Events

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What's New

Become a signatory to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers

Volunteer-friendly organisations are now able to showcase their goodwill by signing up to the Statement of Principles. Enter your organisation's details by clicking on the link below to become a signatory to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers. Registering organisatio ...more

Pathway to Employment

The Hunter Volunteer Centre is proud to hold workshops entitled 'Volunteering: A pathway to employment'. This workshop is an excellent tool to understand volunteering as a stepping stone to employment as well as lifelong skills and experience. For more information or to book in to a session call ...more

HVC Has Moved

HVC has moved from our old offices at 810 Hunter Street Newcastle West, to new offices. Please note: Our new contact details are: Address: Level 2 408 King Street Newcastle (opposite Newcastle Panthers) (entry is via Devonshire Lane) Phone (02) 4929 4424 Fax: (02) 4929 7484 Email: (unchan ...more

The new Working With Children Check

The new Working With Children Check applies to volunteers as well as paid workers. If you are over 18 and you volunteer in child-related work, you need a Working With Children Check (unless you qualify for an exemption). For the purposes of a Working With Children Check, a volunteer is someone wh ...more