The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement 2015
In 1996, Volunteering Victoria developed the first national standards for the volunteer sector and they were formally adopted by the sector in 1998. These were updated in 2001 and remained in place until the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement were adopted in 2015. These are the current national standards and contain benchmarks specifically designed to help organization's attract, manage, recognize and retain volunteers, and to manage risk and safety with respect to volunteers. The National Standards for Volunteer Involvement 2015, have been developed under 8 key focus areas.