The challenge of recruiting, managing and retaining volunteers has become a hot topic for many not-for-profit organisations. As the reliance on voluntary human resources increases, so does the need to focus on Volunteer Management planning.
Volunteering Gold Coast believes one of its most important objectives is to build the sector through the support, encouragement and recognition of people involved in leading volunteer programs.
On this page you will find useful information about the empowerment and encouragement of Volunteer Managers.
In addition, we hold monthly Volunteer Network Managers' meetings. These meetings focus specifically on topics relevant to managing volunteers and demonstrates remarkable value to all who attend.
Centrelink Request for Organisation Approval Form - used for approving not-for-profit community organisations wishing to engage unemployed clients in voluntary or community work positions.
Training Resources for Volunteer Managers - Access to the latest free skills training and education resources for volunteers, managers of volunteers, trainers and not-for-profit organisations.
National Standards for Involving Volunteers in Not-for-Profit Organisations - The National Standards have been written with the explicit intention of protecting the volunteer, the volunteer-involving organisation and customer of the organisation. Compliance with the standards will ensure that volunteer rights are protected, their role is explicit and they work in safe and healthy environments.