for organisations

Other Resources

social security law

Relating to Centrelink and Volunteering.

volunteers and the new work health and safety laws

Help regarding the new laws for volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations, including frequently asked questions and contacts, provided by Safe Work Australia.

our community

A world-leading social enterprise that provides advice and tools for Australia’s 600,000 community groups and schools, and practical linkages between the community sector and the general public, business and government.


This site contains essential resources for the Volunteer Program Manager, including a regular e-newsletter available as a downloadable pdf file, and an online bookshop.

commonwealth department of family and community services

Search on ‘volunteer’ to find out about the programs and associated funding, policy statements and interesting information on a wide range of issues related to volunteering.

parks and wildlife service

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) recognises that community partnership programs and volunteers are an essential part of the continuing health of our parks and reserves.

queensland get involved

Aimed at encouraging Queenslanders to engage with their government and community, this site helps enable people to participate in community consultations online.

points of light foundation

The Points of Light Foundation and Volunteer Center National Network engages and mobilises millions of volunteers who are helping to solve serious social problems in thousands of communities through out the United States.

international association for volunteer effort

The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes, celebrates, and strengthens volunteerism worldwide. IAVE has currently approximately 800 individual and organisational members in about 100 countries.

volunteering new zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is the national peak body for volunteering in NZ, incorporated in 2001.

volunteering england

England’s leading volunteering site provides information to help volunteer organisations, and assistance to anyone wanting to volunteer in the UK.

volunteering canada

The Canadian voluntary and not-for-profit sector is made up of more than 180,000 organisations, 6.5 million volunteers and 1.3 million paid staff. Use Volunteering Canada find out the facts and trends, read the latest research, learn about national events, search the directory of organisations, find answers to your questions and more.

world volunteer web

The World Volunteer Web supports the volunteer community by serving as a global clearinghouse for information and with a focus on the Millennium Development Goals.

do your volunteers need training?

Modifiable Templates

do your volunteers need training?

A publication by Volunteering Australia

position description template

A template constructed by VT

young people as volunteers

A report by Volunteering QLD, December 2011.