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Justice Connect produces legal resources covering a range of common areas of concern for volunteer-engaging, not-for-profit  organisations. The r resources:

  • help volunteer organisations understand the implications of the law for their volunteer management practices and policies
  • assist volunteer-engaging organisations assess legal risks of their volunteer programs
  • improve the ability of volunteer organisations to explain the law to their volunteers.

The following resources are made available by Justice Connect:

Recruiting volunteers

  • Complete Justice Connect’s e-learning module which covers the legal obligations involved in the process of recruiting volunteers.

Managing volunteers through COVID-19

Engaging volunteers

  • Watch Justice Connect’s webinar explaining how to draft a great volunteer agreement.
  • Download a National Volunteer Guide which provides an overview of the key legal obligations you will encounter with helpful practical examples and templates to assist you.
  • Complete the Working with Volunteers self-help tool. After answering a series of questions, you’ll be provided with a report containing an overview of the legal issues and recommendations.

Download Justice Connect’s Youth Volunteer fact sheet which covers everything you need to know when engaging volunteers under 18 years old.

Law and policy updates

Understand your fringe benefits tax (FBT) obligations read: Law and policy updates

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Last updated: 30 May 2022