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Minute With the CEO

Queensland Youth Week is nearly upon us, and there are many events being held across Queensland to celebrate our young people. Visit the Queensland Government's events calendar to see what's going on near you, or advertise your own events.

Also, VSC is happy to be selling the Entertainment book to raise funds and provide exciting deals for you. Just follow the link to support us and access discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

Until next month,



Entertainment Book Fundraiser

Volunteering Sunshine Coast is selling the Entertainment Book to raise funds and bring you exciting deals.

Sign up for an Entertainment Membership and access discounts, gift cards, vouchers, special rates on flights and hotels and so much more.

The Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Surrounds Book launched on 25 March 2019, so get yours today and enjoy excellent deals and exclusive discounts.

Get your entertainment book

Fact Sheet For New Board Members

Not-For-Profit Law has published a fact sheet designed to introduce new board members to the board member role. 

The fact sheet covers:
  • Role of a board member
  • Legal obligations of board members
  • Personal liability of board members 
  • What board members should know about their organisation
If you are a not-for-profit organisation about to welcome a new board member, please take the time to read this important information.

Selecting The Right Insurance For Your Organisation

Insurance is an important element in ensuring that a volunteer involving organisation is adequately protected against risk. However, ascertaining what insurance policies afford your organisation the most appropriate protection can be daunting. To make this process easier, Volunteering Australia choose Aon Risk Services as its approved insurance partner. 

Aon has launched an online, interactive and customer-friendly NFP insurance puzzle solver to assist not-for-profits choose suitable insurance cover by answering 10 simple yes or no questions. 

To learn more about how Aon can help your organisation, visit:

Queensland Youth Week 2019

Queensland Youth Week is almost here, running from 3 to 14 April. This is a time to reflect on the valuable contributions our youth, aged 12-25, make in our communities. The theme this year is "unlimited" in recognition of the boundless energy young people have in pursuing their dreams and the limitless opportunities their futures hold.  

There are all sorts of different events being held across Queensland. Visit the
Queensland Government's events calendar to see what's on near you, or to register your own event. 

Transitional Assistance Funding

Applications are now being accepted for the Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program's Transitional Assistance Funding. This funding aims to prepare the disability sector for the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme through the purchase of tailored supports including business advice, professional services and software upgrades. 

For more information on eligibility criteria and relevant documentation, visit the Community Grants Hub

Gifts For National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week celebrations will run from 20-26 May 2019. In anticipation of this year's events, if your organisation is in need of gifts for your volunteers, Volunteer Gifts Australia has a broad range of gift ideas including magnets, mugs, tea towels, tote bags and more. 

If you are looking for ways to give back to your volunteers this National Volunteer Week, then visit:

Eudlo Music Nights

Eudlo Music Nights is being held 6-7 April at Wominjeka Park. The festivities will include live music, open mics, camping, songwriters, Drum/Ukelele/guitar workshops, yoga, maypole dancing, bird watching, salsa and much more. 

There will also be a wealth of musical talent on display in the Return to Woodstock concert and fashion parade which promises to be a Woodstock music bonanza. 

Book your ticket at

When: Noon Saturday - 2 pm Sunday, 6-7 April 2019
Where: 86 Highlands Road, Eudlo
Adults- $25 
One day and concession- $15 
Kids- $10
Families- $50 

Business Mentoring Program

The Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance is offering their Business Mentoring Program to small and medium sized enterprise owners looking to take their business to the next level.

Connect with a group of experienced mentors who can help you overcome barriers, improve and grow for just $200 a year.

To register your interest in the program, visit the Chamber Alliance website.

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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