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November Edition

Minute With the CEO

Welcome to the final VSC newsletter of 2019. Where has this year gone? It seems like each year passes faster and faster. I'm incredibly proud of all the work done by the volunteers of the Volunteering Sunshine Coast office as well as the thousands of volunteers around the Coast who give of themselves so selflessly. 

On behalf of VSC, I'd like to wish you all a joyful and safe festive season and a happy new year. 

I am also pleased to announce that VSC has formed a partnership with Privium Homes. We thank them for their support are very excited to work together.

Also, read about our latest Member of the Month who are taking the lead in wheelchair basketball with fun and inclusivity.

Until next year,


Member of the Month- Suncoast Spinners

This organisation is working to create a more inclusive space in disability sport. Read more about our member of the month below.
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Privium Homes Partnership

*Partnership Post*

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Privium Homes. We are very excited to be working together and are grateful for their support. The following is a message from Privium Homes:

Privium Homes are devoted to building homes that benefit the lives of the people living in them, and the community they exist in. Now, we are very pleased to announce a partnership with Volunteering Sunshine Coast – changing lives for the better!
With a wide range of product offerings to cater from first home buyers to forever home buyers on the eastern seaboard of Australia. Our range of homes include stylish single storey, acreage, double storey and unique split level home designs.
Privium Homes have secured “winning status” for Sunshine Coast Master Builder Housing and Construction category "Best Display Home $451,000 – $550,000 - Privium Homes Pty Ltd". This award-winning display home, the “Shore 23”, incorporates four generous bedrooms and two living spaces in an ingenious, single-storey design. Boasting the Arizona façade, this home offers a large alfresco area with featured timber wooden decking, with natural light bursting through the open plan kitchen, meals and living area. The bedrooms are thoughtfully separated from the common areas, and you’ll love the additional living room, which allows the family to enjoy a space of their own.
“Privium Homes are extremely proud to take out the overall best display home category for the Sunshine Coast. It has been a fantastic team effort to deliver this stunning showpiece for new home buyers to visit,” said Mr. Aaron Jambrovic – National Sales Manager at Privium Homes.
Visit our award-winning Shore 23 Display Home, 11 Cornflower St, Palmview (Harmony Display Village) QLD 4553 or contact our friendly team member specialising in the Sunshine Coast.
Claire Taylor - Sales Consultant
Palmview Display - Sunshine Coast
M: 0436 377 829

Festival of Small Halls


Festival of Small Halls is a series of tours that takes the best folk and contemporary acoustic artists performing at two of our country’s largest festivals, and sends them on the road to tiny halls in communities all over Australia.

The 'Summer Tour 2019: Mullum to Woodford' is coming to Mapleton Hall in December. The event will showcase the talents of Blair Dunlop, an award winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist, and musical duo Hat Fitz and Cara who are among Australia's most talented roots music artists.

Book your tickets here

When: 3.30 pm, 15 December 2019
Where: 31 Obi Obi Rd, Mapleton

Vitality Cafe- Dementia Friends


A Gardening Experience at Manawee Garden Centre

Carers and people living with dementia are all invited to a special Christmas morning tea to be provided for their enjoyment.

If you need transport to attend the group, register with My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 for an over the phone assessment and ask for a transport referral. 

If you require in-home respite to attend, call Suncare on 1800 786 227 and press '2' to register with the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre. 

When: 10 am - 12 pm, 10 December 2019
Where: 18 Gloucester Rd, Buderim

RSVP: Ellen Lyson
Phone- 0420 677 057

STEPS Pathways College Open Day

Come along to the STEPS Pathways College Open Day and see first-hand the many wonderful opportunities on offer. This is the perfect chance for anyone who wants to know more about STEPS Pathway College to come and speak to current students and staff, tour Murphy House and the facilities, see the program in action and have your questions answered.

Get the information you need to prepare for college life:
  • Enjoy a cuppa at the onsite cafe and a BBQ prepared by current STEPS Pathways College students
  • Speak to representatives from STEPS Education and Training, STEPS Community Services, STEPS Employment Solutions and STEPS Autism Treehouse
  • Take advantage of a discount on the day at STEPS Nursery selling quality plants and gardening supplies.
Plenty of parking behind STEPS Pathways College on Ulm Street, Caloundra. 

When: 10 am - 4 pm, 3 December 2019
Where: STEPS Pathways College, 9 George St, Caloundra

Bloomhill Christmas Appeal

This festive season, Bloomhill Cancer Care is calling on the community to donate to their 2019 Christmas Appeal. Last financial year alone, Bloomhill actively supported 1,224 clients - providing over 11,000 occasions of nursing, allied health and complementary therapy care.  All of this is made possible thanks to YOU. 

Please give generously to Bloomhill this festive season – so that they can be there for you and your loved ones when you need them most.
Volunteering Opportunities
Contact Volunteering Sunshine Coast to register your interest:
Ph: 5443 8256
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Ph: 5443 8256
Mob: 0410 437 977 / 0410 437 237

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