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WOW Day 2017
Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW Day) is fast approaching, with celebrations taking place across the country on 10 May 2017. Coinciding with National Volunteer Week, WOW Day is an opportunity to showcase to your colleagues and friends the unique service you provide to the WA community. So wear your orange colours proudly, wherever you may be that day. DFES and the SESVA have partnered and in the Metropolitan area you are invited to a barbecue as a thank you for your hard work and dedication to the WA community.
Venue: Belmont SES Training facility, 314A Kew Street, Cloverdale
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Attire: Please wear something orange
Parking: Ample parking available
RSVP: Email email@example.com before Friday 28 April 2017
A number of other activities will also be taking place throughout the day. An information and recruitment stall will be held at Curtin University, the Eliza statue in the Swan River in Nedlands will be proudly donning an SES uniform, and at 6pm prominent Perth landmarks including Elizabeth Quay, the Perth Concert Hall and Council House will be lit up in brilliant orange. Across the regions, there will be SES Volunteer stories pitched to local media to highlight the work of the SES. If you have a potential story to share, please contact the DFES media team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Portal Redevelopment Project - Expressions of interest now open
DFES is progressing work to redevelop the Volunteer Portal, giving it a volunteer focus, making it more intuitive to use and providing up to date information. DFES are now searching for volunteers to help guide the design, development and testing of the new Volunteer Hub to make sure it meets the needs of the Volunteers. Options to be involved include face to face or online, using evaluation tools that you can complete from home. You can choose your level of involvement based on your availability and areas of interest. DFES is encouraging all volunteers from all services, regions and technical backgrounds to participate.
If you are interested in being involved, please register your interest by using the link below - https://www.getfeedback.com/r/pf5WN06B