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In partnership with Justice Connect, VolunteeringACT is pleased to be hosting an online workshop to build your capacity in understanding the legal issues in volunteer management. This session will be an in-depth, interactive exploration of top legal issues in managing volunteers with breakout sessions for discussing scenarios and problem solving.

Date: Monday 9 October 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: This session will be available online through Zoom, with a link sent to all registered attendees.
Cost: Member – $85, Non-member – $120
If your organisation is 100% volunteer run, please reach out to us via membership@volunteeringact.org.au to discuss discounts for this training session.

This session will cover:

  • Defining the volunteer relationship
  • Equal opportunity in volunteer recruitment
  • The ‘duty of care’ your organisation owes its volunteers
  • Work health and safety duties
  • Child safety requirements
  • Legal responsibility for the actions of volunteers
  • Managing unlawful workplace behaviours
  • Risk management processes
  • Reviewing or ending the volunteer relationship
  • Top tips and additional resources

VolunteeringACT is committed to inclusion, if you have any additional support requirements please feel free to reach out to us.