The Volunteering Resource Hub, an initiative of Volunteering Australia, brings together useful, evidence-based and current best practice resources, tools, research and information to support effective volunteer management.

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This guide is to help you navigate the hub, highlighting key resources and providing a brief overview of how to effectively engage, manage and recognise volunteers.

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We have over 350 relevant, useful and accessible resources, including policies, procedures, tools, videos, templates, guides and useful research and information, to assist with all stages of managing volunteers.

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Responding to a Pandemic

A comprehensive guide on volunteer involvement during a pandemic.

Author: Volunteering Australia, Volunteering Queensland

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State of Volunteering in Victoria 2020

This report showcases the characteristics and the social, cultural and economic value of volunteering in Victoria.

Author: Volunteering Victoria, Institute of Project Management, Victoria State Government

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Guide to Onboarding

A comprehensive guide covering planning, induction, training and evaluation of volunteers, including useful policies, procedures, schedules, checklists and templates.

Author: VolunteeringACT

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Policies and Procedures Handbook

A guide for not-for-profit organisations, this resource covers policies and procedures that apply to both volunteers and employees.

Author: Volunteering WA

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