- A day in the life of a South Australian volunteer
- Great benefits in becoming a volunteer
- Keeping the state of South Australia ticking
- Institutions ready to lend a helping hand
BAROSSA HERALD: With National Volunteer Week here, South Gawler Football Club president Luke Officer took some time to reflect on the club's greatest volunteer, the late Bob Ahrens. Read more.
THE TRANSCONTINENTAL: Reigning premiers South Augusta Football Club held its first-ever Volunteer Recognition Round in the second round of the 2017 Spencer Gulf League on May 5-6. With National Volunteer Week celebrating volunteers across Australia from May 8-14, South Augusta took the chance to recognise past and present volunteers throughout its 104-year history. Read more.
MURRAY VALLEY STANDARD: Living at home can be like living on an island for anyone who finds it tough to move around due to disability or old age. That makes Jeff Martin's bus a lifeboat. Read more.
COASTAL LEADER: The Kingston Hospital Auxiliary Group plays an important role in the community by raising much needed funds for the Kingston Hospital, which benefits the patients, the residents of Lighthouse Lodge and Elanora Wing. Read more.
PORT PIRIE RECORDER: The weighty words of Port Pirie Regional Gymnastics Academy head coach Garry Nayda seemed to ring true at the old Port Pirie library on Tuesday afternoon, as children from across the region stretched, flipped and jumped while dedicated volunteer coaches and committee members looked on proudly. Read more.
EYRE PENINSULA TRIBUNE: Cleve and Districts Mental Health and Wellbeing Group committee member Erin Roberts said the group recognised how difficult it could be to open up about mental health and wanted to help build a stronger and healthier community. Read more.
NARACOORTE HERALD: Volunteers are keeping the Naracoorte community “ticking and alive” according to a key organiser of services. Limestone Coast Volunteer Resource Centre coordinator Jan Bittner said in her opinion, volunteers are vital as they “stick this community together”. Read more.
PORT LINCOLN TIMES: Volunteers with Port Lincoln City Council are preparing for an even busier cruise ship season in 2017/18 but want people to know they offer a lot more to the community. Read more.
WHYALLA NEWS: Finding a hobby to keep them busy post-retirement can be tough for some men, however the Men’s Shed in Whyalla aims to keep them occupied with work while forming meaningful relationships. Read more.
WEST COAST SENTINEL: The presentation of live shows in Ceduna such as the recent In Vogue production and next week’s Sista Girl would not be possible without the contributions of the Ceduna Presenters Group. Read more.
"It’s rewarding work, I like to leave people with a smile."
"We saw a need in the community to bring mental health into the light and get people talking about it."
“If it wasn’t for Meals on Wheel I’m afraid I would have felt very left out, because when I moved to Pirie five years ago I knew no one... It’s just a big family.”