Hunter Volunteer Centre

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Bridging Barriers Update

HVC is continuing to research and develop a pilot program that seeks to create positions in community organisations for people with disabilities, special needs or other barriers to volunteering.

One option could be to use mentors to assist volunteers to integrate with community organisations as well as provide information on how organisations can develop opportunities for volunteers with special needs.

A working party is looking at all options and we invite interested organisations to contact us about being involved. HVC Has recently applied to the Ian Potter Foundation and Hunter New England Health to run a pilot project to devlop the concepts further as well as direct the operations of the HVC so that they can better service people that may have percieved barriers.