If you are responsible for recruiting and coordinating volunteers at a community organisation, these resources can help.  

Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre (BVRC) 

The BVRC have created a toolkit (pdf, 1.08 MB) designed to equip, inspire and encourage community organisations to create skilled volunteer projects and roles.

The toolkit does this by providing:

  • 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

For more information, please contact Alana Smith or Jaimee Quigley on 9278 4550 or email: [email protected]

Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Australia has developed a National Standards for Volunteering Management framework.

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

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

Volunteering Victoria

Volunteering Victoria provides 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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