Drop by our technology help-desk to learn about how you can use the internet and electronic devices. Our digital mentors can answer any of your technology-related questions and give you tips on how you could use technology to simplify everyday life.
Would you love to share your digital skills and knowledge to assist people become more confident with their devices and increase community connections? Digital Mentor volunteers share their digital skills and knowledge with community members in a volunteer capacity within the Leep in Lab Project.
Recently a Volunteer Manager said to me “On-boarding volunteers feels like jumping off a cliff. Off we go, no safety harness, and a 2000ft drop below. Managing volunteer risk in my program is overwhelming!” Managing volunteer risk does not need to feel this way. Let us help you prepare by packing a ‘volunteer risk management parachute’.
Not-for-profit Law has published a range of new volunteering resources to help NSW organisations recruit and manage their volunteers lawfully. These resources were developed by the Not-for-profit Law team with support from NSW Volunteering and are available to download from Not-for-profit Law's Information Hub.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability in Australia, and sadly touches two out of three families, with a higher prevalence among Middle Eastern, South Asian and some European immigrants. The Heart Foundation has developed several easy-to-read multilingual resources that explain the importance of good heart health.
The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner has released several new education resources for consumers and service providers, including the Complaints Commissioner’s top 10 tips for making a complaint for consumers, and three animations about their service provider complaint resolution process.
A new Specialist Homelessness Services Factsheet for NSW is available covering services that were delivered in 2015–16. The factsheet provides information on the clients of specialist homelessness agencies, the services that were requested, the support received and the outcomes achieved.
ACPTalk is a new website providing information for health professionals to assist them in conducting sensitive religious and cultural advance care planning. The site’s easy-to-use search function provides access to background information and advice on advance care planning conversations for different religious and faith groups.