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Volunteer News

Very Special Kids volunteer, Libby, recently celebrated her 25-year milestone for volunteering with our organisation. In that time, she has supported many of our sibling programs, ensuring the brothers and sisters of the children in our care have fun, f... Read More


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Last night we had the chance to say thank you to many of our hardworking and dedicated volunteers at our Volunteer Appreciation Night. Read More


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Written by Very Special Kids volunteer, Laura  I became a volunteer with Very Special Kids as a way ... Read More


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When a child has a life-limiting condition, we often forget about the stress this can place on the whole family, specifically siblings. Read More


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On Saturday 19 February, Very Special Kids’ Family Support Team opened the doors to our new Yarraville office for its first Western-Metro Family Day event. The Yarraville office is set on a green reserve which provides the ideal space to bring familie... Read More


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One of our remarkable volunteers, Ros Ferres, recently received the Australia Day, Local Champion Award for her long-term dedication and selfless commitment to helping others. This esteemed honour is well-deserved, as Ros has dedicated many years of her... Read More


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Our wonderful community never ceases to amaze! We are excited to announce that A Very Special Day has raised over $700,000! Our heartfelt thanks go out to everyone who donated, shared our story, volunteered your time and helped us reach our target for ch... Read More


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Christine spent more than 30 years working in hospitals as a cardiac technologist, so when she retired, she knew exactly where she wanted to volunteer – Very Special Kids. She has a son with a disability, and the nurturer in her wanted to keep caring for kids, and that’s whe... Read More


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Today marks the start of National Volunteer Week, celebrating the generous contribution of the volunteering community around Australia. At Very Special Kids, we are immensely proud of the commitment and generosity we see everyday from our incredible volunteers. This year's Na... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Hospice News, Very Special Kids News, Volunteer News

Volunteers are at the heart of Very Special Kids. Their commitment to supporting families is unwavering and inspiring. In 2019, 89 individuals completed the nine week training course to be a qualified Very Special Kids Family Services Volunteer. The training course is designed... Read More


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