If you are responsible for recruiting and coordinating volunteers at a community organisation, these resources can help.
- Volunteering Victoria - has developed a range of guides for managers, and provides simple tips, tools and templates:
- 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:
- 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.
- Department of Health and Human Services Victorian Volunteering Portal - provides a number of different resources for managing volunteers, including how to encourage diversity in your organisation and guidance on supporting volunteers with disabilities.