Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support.

We offer a range of services for community organisations to help them find and support volunteers, including:

Become a member

To access our support services, register with the Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre.

Registration is free.

Register now 

Manage your account

If you have already registered with Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre, log into your VIKTOR account to:

  • manage your organisation’s information, including key contacts
  • manage your volunteering opportunities.

Log in to VIKTOR 

Professional development workshops

The Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre is an endorsed partner for Volunteering Victoria’s Continuous Development Program.

Program participants can achieve ‘points’ for participating in our recognised professional development activities.

To learn more about the program, see Volunteering Victoria - Continuous Professional Development

Network meetings

Our bi-monthly network meetings bring volunteer managers of community organisations together to network, share experiences, raise issues and discuss challenges. 

See upcoming meeting dates and other volunteering events

Boroondara Volunteer Skills Bank

The Boroondara Volunteer Skills Banks connects skilled professionals with community organisations seeking specialised skills.

A skilled professional from the Skills Bank could assist you with your organisation’s website, social media or bookkeeping, or even fill a board or committee position. 

Learn more about the Boroondara Volunteer Skills Bank

Volunteering toolkit

We have created a toolkit designed to equip, inspire and encourage community organisations to create skilled volunteer projects and roles.

The toolkit includes:

  • information on the why and how of skilled volunteering
  • tips on how to scope out and create skilled volunteer projects and roles 
  • simple tools and templates
  • the benefits for your organisation in engaging skilled volunteers.

Download the toolkit (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Australia has developed The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement.

The national standards contain benchmarks to help organisations attract, manage, recognise and retain volunteers, and to manage risk and safety.

Volunteering Australia also publishes an annual State of Volunteering report that details trends, demographics, challenges and successes in the volunteering sector in Australia.

Volunteering Victoria

Volunteering Victoria provides information on managing volunteer as well as some simple tips, tools and templates.

Not for Profit Law

Not for Profit Law has developed a number of resources to assist organisations to understand their legal obligations and manage risk in relation to volunteers.

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