Council acknowledges the valuable contribution that volunteers play in the municipality.
Volunteering Warrnambool provides support and guidance to organisations and community groups that involve volunteers in their work, and provides a volunteer matching service to bring together volunteer roles, and volunteers to fill them.
- Provide advice to volunteers and potential volunteers about the range of opportunities available and benefits of volunteering.
- Training and resources for not-for-profit organisations and groups on relevant issues and challenges in volunteering, including Workplace Health and Safety, policy development, volunteer reward and recognition, insurance, induction and much more.
- Support the South West Volunteer Network with financial management and Secretariat functions.
- Oversee the registration and insurance coverage of Council volunteers.