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These resources are collected here as a guide to help
Volunteers, Volunteer Managers and VIO


These factsheets, tips, guides, templates and checklists are not mean as a guide to help your NFP with its volunteering. They are not meant as legal advice, you need to seek your own legal advise as to whether they are the right documents for your organisation.

Factsheets

Events


Sample Events Checklist

This is not meant as a complete guide - it is meant to assist you in your planning and development o...
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Managers


What are the benefits to the Organisation of hosting Volunteers?

Just as there are many benefits to the volunteer in an effective, well planned volunteer journey, th...
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Planning for Volunteer Involvement

Is your organisation prepared for volunteers? Do you know what laws apply to volunteers? and how are...
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Recruitment and Selection

Volunteers come and go. It is hard to manage production with a revolving workforce, but it is not im...
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Strategic Workforce Planning

Workforce planning. This guide should help you identify and utilise the volunteer talent pool that y...
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Workforce Planning Step 1 - Identification of Goals Tasks and Skills needed

Whether you have a built-in volunteer workforce (completing job roles and typically longer term volu...
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Workforce Planning Step 2 - Identification of Current Workforce Skills

Whether you have a built-in volunteer workforce (completing job roles and typically longer term volu...
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Workforce Planning Step 3 - Identification of Future Workforce Needs

Whether you have a built-in volunteer workforce (completing job roles and typically longer term volu...
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Workforce Planning Step 4 - Skills Gap Analysis

Whether you have a built-in volunteer workforce (completing job roles and typically longer term volu...
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Workforce Planning Step 5 - Workforce Action Plan

Now that you have analysed the current workforce skills, the new program or project skills that are ...
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Volunteer Recruitment Checklist

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Volunteer Retention Training Needs Analysis

One of the best ways to attract volunteers is to become a volunteer host of choice, by investing in...
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Sample Volunteer Position Description

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Sample Volunteer Agreement

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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You must have a safe workplace for Volunteers

You need to research the Workplace Health and Safety legislation and follow the organisations compli...
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Sample Risk Assessment Form

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Sample Fire Evacuation Drill Record

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Sample Risk Assessment Form

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Sample Incident Accident Form

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Hazard Report Form

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Sample Incident Report Form

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Sample Fire Evacuation Drill Record

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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VIO


Become a Volunteer Host of Choice

Volunteering is an elective - why should a volunteer choose your organisation.Before you plan your v...
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Model Code of Practice

This is only a suggested Model Code of Practice for you to adopt. The idea is that you input into yo...
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The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement 2015

In 1996, Volunteering Victoria developed the first national standards for the volunteer sector and t...
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Gender Equality in Workplace

We focus on people in need in our region - particularly in terms of employment. One of those groups ...
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STop Discrimination in the Workplace

We focus on people in need in our region - particularly in terms of employment. One of those groups ...
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STop Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace

We focus on people in need in our region - particularly in terms of employment. One of those groups ...
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Sample Volunteer Agreement

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Good Governance

This factsheet is about getting the foundations of the organisation right... from the top down. Thi...
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Model Code of Practice

This is only a suggested Model Code of Practice for you to adopt. The idea is that you input into yo...
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The Strategic Planning Process

There are no hard rules on what the strategic planning process is, although some people have a prefe...
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Sample Strategic Plan Template

This template was produced by Landcare NSW and was found at https://landcare.nsw.gov.au/local-landca...
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Sample Strategic Plan - Role of the Board

This template was produced by Australian Institute of Company Directors and was found at https://aic...
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Sample Complaint Form

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Some Key Dates to Remember for NFP

This is not meant as a complete listing, but a guide, to help you stay on the right side of your rep...
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Tips for Developing Policies relating to Volunteers

This is a general information sheet only. It does not constitute legal advice and may not suit your ...
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Volunteer Policy Samples and Templates Links

This is a general information sheet only. It does not constitute legal advice and may not suit your ...
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Sample / Suggested Policy layout.

This is a general information sheet only. It does not constitute legal advice and may not suit your ...
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Checklist for Development of Policy for Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

We focus on people in need in our region - particularly in terms of employment. One of those groups ...
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Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Policy Template

This Policy Template comes from the Australian Human Rights Commission, and is suggested by them in ...
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Checklist for a Fair and Inclusive Workplace

We focus on people in need in our region - particularly in terms of employment. One of those groups ...
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Checklist for Development of Policy on Anti Discrimination

We focus on people in need in our region - particularly in terms of employment. One of those groups ...
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The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement 2015

In 1996, Volunteering Victoria developed the first national standards for the volunteer sector and t...
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ABS Statistics on Volunteering in the Wide Bay

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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ABS Statistics on Volunteering in the Wide Bay

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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ABS Statistics on Volunteering in the Wide Bay

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Volunteer Statistics in Gin Gin

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Volunteer Statistics in Childers

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Comparison of Bundaberg City and Hobart Volunteering

Taken from the 2016 ABS Census, this statistics sheet compares basic community profiles of Hobart an...
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Our Region Hervey Bay

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Comparison of Volunteering in Bundaberg with Brisbane

Taken from the 2016 ABS Census, this statistics sheet compares basic community profiles of Brisbane ...
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Our Region Maryborough

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Our Region towns around Maryborough

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Our Region Gympie

The Wide Bay statistical area SA4 covers an area of 48,502 square kilometers, thats almost 3% of the...
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Comparison of Bundaberg and Perth Volunteering

Taken from the 2016 ABS Census, this statistics sheet compares basic community profiles of Perth and...
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Comparison of Bundaberg and Sydney Volunteering

Taken from the 2016 ABS Census, this statistics sheet compares basic community profiles of Sydney an...
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Volunteers


What Is Volunteering?

There are several definitions of volunteering, but we advocate the definition in Volunteering Austra...
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What are the main Categories of Volunteering?

There are many, many definitions of volunteering out there and its important to understand what vol...
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Things to consider in your volunteering decision

Before volunteering, we recommend that you take a couple of minutes and decide if volunteering is re...
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What will I get out of my Volunteering Journey?

This factsheet gives you a list of some of the benefits that volunteers have told us that they get f...
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Understanding how to Protect your Privacy

Guide from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner...
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Plan your Volunteer Journey Poster

Like any trip or journey, you need to plan your volunteering journey so you don't miss out on anythi...
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Plan your volunteering journey

You will get out of your volunteering journey, what you put into it and that means from the start. L...
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Volunteer Journey Planner

Like any trip or journey, planning is the key to success. Do you know where you want to volunteer? W...
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Sample Volunteer Position Description

These templates are not meant to be legal advice, just a sample that might be of use to your organis...
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Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities

We don't mean legally enforceable rights or responsibilities. All this factsheet is meant to do, is ...
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