Resources

There are a wide range of resources on this website.

If you are a volunteer

or you may be thinking about getting involved as a volunteer you can learn more about safe working, and active volunteering.

If you are an organisation

that has volunteers you can find information on conflict resolution, legal resources, risk management, safe working  and Way2go volunteer management

As an organisation that recruits and manages volunteers you can find information on the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers. As an organisation signing up to the Statement of Principles is free, and you are also able to see who else has already signed up.

There are also a range of research reports and evaluations that you and your organisation will find interesting, including information on Timebanking, and the recruitment and retention of volunteers.

Conflict Resolution Toolkit

The toolkit helps you understand what conflict is, how you deal with conflict and how to find additional assistance to resolve your conflict.

Legal Resources

The legal resources cover a range of common areas of concern for volunteer-engaging, not-for-profit organisations.

Research and Evaluation

Research on the benefits of volunteering, the Recognition of the Rights of Volunteers report and results of key initiatives under the first Volunteering Strategy.

Risk Management Toolkit

The toolkit assists organisations develop a risk management framework and policy.

Safe Working

Volunteers working with children and young people are required to secure a Working with Children Volunteer/Student Declaration or the Working with Children Check.

Statement of Principles

More than 890,000 volunteers enjoy the improved conditions created through the Statement of Principles for Recognition of Volunteers.

Childcare Subsidy

Did you know that volunteering is now an approved activity under the Child Care subsidy?

Volunteer Learning Materials

Volunteer training packages available through the Certificate 1 in Active Volunteering funded by the NSW Government.

Way2Go Training

Way2Go is a volunteer management resource that provides information and tools for the development and management of volunteer programs.