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.
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
Identifies when it may be necessary to have a difficult conversation, and provides tips on how to effectively have this conversation. This resource is accompanied by a Difficult Conversations Worksheet.
Engaging Millennial Volunteers: Understanding a New Breed of Volunteers
A detailed guide on how to engage millenial volunteers, covering role design, recruitment strategies, engagement strategies and supporting change in an organisation. This guide also includes templates.
A comprehensive guide to onboarding volunteers, covering planning, policies and procedures, induction, training and evaluation. This guide provides information, checklists and templates relevant to both volunteers and employees. Note: This resource is accompanied by a suite of supporting resources.
Guide to Onboarding: Inclusion and Diversity Questionnaire
A template questionnaire to support the inclusive involvement of volunteers. This template covers both identifying the needs of volunteers and receiving feedback on the onboarding process. Note: This resource supports the Guide to Onboarding.
A template for an induction checklist for new staff, identifying a three week onboarding process. This resource is a part of the Guide to Onboarding and is relevant to both volunteers and paid employees.
A comprehensive guide to peer support, coaching and mentoring, providing information, checklists and templates. This guide is applicable to both volunteers and employees. Note: This resource is accompanied by a suite of supporting resources.
Guide to Peer Support, Coaching and Mentoring: Values Exploration Tool
A resource to help identify the values of a person, to understand how this impacts on behaviour and motivations. Note: This resource accompanies the Guide to Peer Support, Coaching and Mentoring resource.
Guide to Performance Appraisal - Difficult Conversation Resource
A resource providing guidance on how to have difficult conversations. This resource is applicable to both volunteers and employees. Note: This resource supports the Supplementary Guide to Performance Appraisal.
A comprehensive guide to supervision, including models of supervision and responsibilities within a supervisory relationship. This resource contains information and templates that are relevant to both volunteers and employees. Note: This resource is accompanied by a suite of supporting resources.
Identifies the importance of the volunteer lifecycle, including supporting, supervising and recognising volunteers. Aligns findings with the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement. Note: This resource accompanies the Leep: Harnessing Volunteer Motivation Webinar.
Organisational Plan Management of Spontaneous Volunteers – A practical guide for volunteer involving organisations
Assists organisations responsible for the management of Spontaneous Volunteers with establishing an Operational Plan to clearly articulate how Spontaneous Volunteers will be utilised and managed when the need arises.
A comprehensive guide to performance appraisal, including supporting templates. This guide is applicable to both employees and volunteers. Note: This resource is accompanied by a suite of supporting resources.
Volunteer Workforce Health and Safety Training Framework: A guide for South Australian Local Government
A comprehensive resource on workplace health and safety that covers volunteer role descriptions, risk management procedures, policies and procedures and volunteer training. Note: Some information is specific to South Australia.