Networking, Training & Resources

Volunteer training Volunteer networking


Connect, partner and learn with other volunteers and volunteer involving organisations in the Hobsons Bay area. 

Looking for training opportunities?

Volunteer West - Volunteer West is a community organisation that operates across the western metropolitan region of Melbourne. Its purpose is to inspire and value inclusive and active participation in volunteering and build the capacity of volunteer involving organisations.

Volunteering Victoria – Volunteering Victoria is the state peak body for volunteering, focusing on advocacy, sector development and the promotion of volunteering.

Volunteering Australia – Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering.

Justice Connect – Provides legal advice, resources and training for non-profits.

Looking for funding?

Council provides financial assistance through its annual Community Grants program to local community organisations and groups for activities and projects that meet a community need and address Council priorities. We encourage volunteer managing agencies to apply. Click here to find out more about Council grants.

Interested in joining a local network?

Volunteer West – Volunteer Managers Network – A western metropolitan network for volunteer managers and coordinators.

Hobsons Bay Inter-Agency Network – A local network of community agencies operating in Hobsons Bay.

Hobsons Bay Settlement Network – A local network of agencies working with emerging communities, people seeking asylum and people of refugee background.

Hobsons Bay Interfaith Network – A local network of faith organisations.