Information for Organisations Utilising Volunteer Workforces
Managing a vibrant, inclusive volunteer
program is easier with support.
EV works with organisations to effectively design, implement and evaluate their
volunteer programs and workforce utilisation especially where organisations have
a mix of paid and volunteer staff.
Looking for Volunteers?

Our Central Volunteer Bank (CVB) is a register of people interested in volunteering. Promoting your volunteer roles through this free service will help your organisation connect with the right people to match your volunteer opportunities. The process is simple:

  1. Register
  2. Provide a position description
  3. Your role is advertised!

We will include your role(s) in our weekly email for up to 4 weeks. All interested volunteers will contact your organisation directly.

Register your organisation
Manningham Youth Involving Organisations & Businesses

The Manningham Youth Employment Pathways Program (MYEPP) connects organisations & businesses who value involving young people in the workplace with those interested in short term, flexible volunteer experiences.

Why host a young person in a volunteer experience?

  • Jobs of the future are changing - the pathway to enter the workforce needs to change too.
  • Mentoring a young person is a rewarding experience that strengthens communities.
  • Young people bring valuable, fresh ideas and perspectives.

How to Get Involved:
Contact us to see how your organisation or business may work with our program.

Manningham Organisations utilising Volunteer Workforces

The Manningham Volunteer Resource Service (MVRS) supports volunteer leaders looking to strengthen their volunteer programs. We will help you develop best practice volunteer management, connect you to new volunteers and to other local volunteer leaders.

We are here to support you, please contact our team to discover how we can tailor our services to serve the needs of your organisation.

Contact our team
Building Inclusivity
and Diversity into Your
Volunteer Program
Contact our team

Does your volunteer workforce reflect your community and provide all the volunteers you need?

By becoming truly inclusive in your volunteer program you reflect your community and become a welcoming organisation. You will also have access to a wider pool of volunteers.

Join the network of Eastern Metro Volunteer Leaders to be part of the conversation and to advocate, collaborate, celebrate, and educate.


  • Meet Lee-Ann Stewart

    Program Coordinator – Manningham Community Development (MVRS)

    Lee-Ann is an experienced manager and community consultant professional with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organisation sector. Skilled in Disability and Community Services, Community Engagement, Development, Intake and Assessment. As an active lifelong volunteer, Lee-Ann brings a passion for enabling participation, empowering and connecting people to support strong and resilient communities.

  • Meet Anna Tait

    Project Lead – Project Lead, Volunteer Management Activity 2022/26
    Eastern Metro Region, Victoria

    Anna has a background in corporate Human Resources and moved into the volunteering sector over 5 years ago joining EV Inc as a Volunteer Assessor. Since then, Anna has worked with EV in a variety of roles as the Volunteer Coordinator, Manager, Volunteer Resource Services, a Volunteer Support Officer and training consultant. Anna has experience, a rich understanding of current volunteering trends and a passion for inclusive volunteering and utilising volunteering as a pathway to employment.

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Hear from people who have used our services

  • “The dedication and commitment of EV is truly remarkable. They have gone above and beyond to support our organisation and our participants, and we are incredibly grateful. Their generosity has made a real difference in the lives of our participants and enhanced the services we offer as an organisation.”

    Tam Nguyen, Service Coordinator
    Burke and Beyond

  • “I got the opportunity to work on a research project, which I thoroughly enjoyed as it was tailored to my own interests. This experience was engaging and enriching as I gained invaluable knowledge about the community in which I live, all while giving back. Volunteering with EV taught me about the organisation and operating in more professional environments while increasing my confidence and conscientiousness.”

    Isabella Cidoni
    EV Volunteer

  • “The partnership we have developed with the Eastern Volunteer Service has provided many great opportunities for our participants to experience volunteer work. Being involved in the volunteer training sessions was an excellent introduction and reinforced many of the skills and knowledge we focus on for future employment opportunities. Lily and Rachel have been so welcoming and supportive through the whole process. We look forward to continuing with this valuable partnership with the EV Service.”

    Michelle Blewett
    Onemda Ringwood

  • “I have started volunteering at Eastern Volunteer since May 2021which is around Covid19 lockdown time. I started as a volunteer assessor and move on doing various task within the administration area as well. I enjoy working here due to my colleagues are all friendly and helpful and also we have a very good office. The job role is interesting and rewarding, I get to assist people with mental/physical disability and those who need assistance to assimilate back into the society.”

    Andrew Maung
    EV Volunteer

  • “I enjoyed the opportunity of connecting with a wide range of people and assisting them with learning English whilst I was learning about horticulture. I also felt a sense of achievement through helping others and I enjoying being part of a team of Volunteers. I was able to learn new skills and valued receiving positive feedback for my contribution. I also developed a greater awareness of the purpose of neighbourhood houses and how they relate to connecting people in community.”

    Jack a MYEPP Participant

In the spirit of reconciliation, EV acknowledges the Wurundjeri people as the traditional owners of the land and pays respect to its elders past and present.

We are an inclusive organisation supporting Culturally and Linguistically diverse people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual Communities.

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