A Checklist for Local Governments and Organisations Managing Spontaneous Volunteers in Queensland
Provides checklists for use by Local Government and other organisations managing Spontaneous Volunteers to ensure they can effectively harness the energy of Spontaneous Volunteers in the preparation, response, and recovery phases of an emergency.
A Guide to Work Health and Safety for Volunteer Organisations
A comprehensive guide covering the WHS duties of a volunteer involving organisation. This resource covers specific topics including volunteering from home, emergency service volunteers, and bullying, harassment and discrimination duties.
Checklist for Organisations Managing Spontaneous Volunteers
Provides a checklist for organisations managing Spontaneous Volunteers to ensure they can effectively harness the energy of Spontaneous Volunteers in the preparation, response, and recovery phases of an emergency.
Checklist to Effectively Manage Spontaneous Volunteers
Provides a checklist for Local Government to guide them through their responsibilities regarding Spontaneous Volunteers in the preparation, response, and recovery phases of an emergency to ensure Spontaneous Volunteers can be effectively deployed in their local area.
Communities Responding to Disasters: Planning for Spontaneous Volunteers
A detailed guide on planning for the involvement of spontaneous volunteers, covering national policies and principles as well as providing information on strategies for supporting and coordinating spontaneous volunteers.
Author: Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
Information from Volunteering Australia’s COVID-19 Position Paper No. 1: Information for Volunteers. It includes resources, information on getting involved in response volunteering and on volunteering obligations.
Making it Happen: Good practice in building local capability to manage spontaneous disaster volunteers
This resource identifies who may be responsible for spontaneous volunteers, including how to set up a response team and risk management considerations. Note: Some information is specific to the Queensland context. This resource is also accompanied by the Making it Happen: Toolkit, which provides useful tools for volunteer management of spontaneous volunteers.