Volunteering North Queensland

Becoming a member is more than just a piece of paper!

It's a

PARTNERSHIP

providing

GREAT VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES!

As constitutional members, individuals and organisations participate in the AGM and vision of VNQ through voting and input on significant decisions. 

Individual membership provides eligibility for nomination of a management committee position.

Organisation membership provides the foundation for accessing our Volunteer Referral Services. 

Eligibility criteria for membership and Volunteer Referral Services is:

  1. The organisation is not-for-profit
  2. Has both Public Liability and Volunteer Personal Accident insurance
  3. Aligns with the values and vision of VNQ 

Membership with us is more than buying a product off the shelf experience.  It’s a two-way relationship for the purpose of enriching the volunteering community.

Practically this looks like:

  1. VNQ promoting volunteering and volunteer opportunities to the broader public
  2. VNQ referring people that match your listed position description
  3. Your organisation’s input on decisions and direction of VNQ at the AGM 
  4. Your organisation’s engagement in Volunteer Management training to enrich the volunteer experience   
  5. A shared commitment to the National Standards in Volunteer Involvement

To renew membership we are asking all organisations to complete the full application due to the changes in the membership structure.  In future only some of details will be required to ensure contact and insurance details are up to date. 

If you are looking for volunteers, you will need to apply for:

Organisation Membership ++plus++ Volunteer Referral Services  

Eligibility criteria for membership and Volunteer Referral Services is:

  1. The organisation is not-for-profit
  2. Has both Public Liability and Volunteer Personal Accident insurance
  3. Aligns with the values and vision of VNQ 

Individual and Organisation Membership Fees are paid annually, renewing on the 31st July.  This allows time for insurance certificates, often renewing on the 30 June, to be available when completing the renewal application.

Volunteer Referral Services are tiered pending your organisation’s annual income as last reported on the ACNC portal for your organisation.  This service fee is a 12 month subscription, renewing on the date of application.

A unique Membership and Volunteer Referral Services subscription is required for each unique ABN.  Branches that share a common ABN can share Membership and Volunteer Referral Services. 

VNQ will respond to an application for MEMBERSHIP & VOLUNTEER REFERRAL SERVICES within two of our business days with confirmation of pre-approval or a request for more information.

MEMBERSHIP benefits will be accessible only after the Management Committee approves the application. The Committee meets on the 3rd Monday every month.

VOLUNTEER REFERRAL SERVCES are accessible on pre-approval of membership and confirmation of payment.

* Please note that our business days are Tuesday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.  Our services are delivered promptly by a dedicated team of volunteers.  

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For Individuals and Not-For-Profit Organisations

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For Not-For-Profit Organisations

Individual

Membership
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Annual Fee - Renews 31st July
  • Discounted Training
  • AGM Participation
  • Voting Rights
  • Eligibility for Management Committee

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Organisation

Membership
$ 29
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Annual Fee - Renews 31st July
  • Discounted Training
  • AGM Participation
  • Voting Rights
  • Not-For-Profit E-News
  • Membership is required to access Volunteer Referral Services

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Volunteer Referral Services

Add this to your Organisation's Membership
$ 59
00
Annual Income < $ 250 K
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$ 109
00
Annual Income < $1 M
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$ 159
00
Annual Income > $1 M
  • 12 month subscription to services. Renews annually on date of application
  • Discount for members of Volunteering Queensland or other State Volunteer Centres
  • Unlimited Volunteer Position Listings & Referrals
  • VNQ staff promptly respond on your behalf to all expressions of interest received
  • National & Local Exposure
  • Website & Social Media Promotion
  • Direct promotion to potential volunteers through local databases for Event Volunteering & Volunteer Drives

Every month, our team facilitates 150+ expressions of interest on behalf of our member organisations. Whether you’re looking for long term volunteers, an event volunteer or having a volunteer drive, we can help you get your volunteer position known through our national and local databases. Talk to us about how we can help.”

Shane Harris

Manager,
Volunteering North Queensland

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