Managing volunteers

Community groups depend on volunteers. It is important you have a process in place to coordinate and support your volunteers.

Get insight from Volunteering Australia

For information and resources to support volunteer management, visit Volunteering Australia's Resource Hub. The Hub includes over 350 relevant and accessible resources including policies, procedures, tools, videos, templates, guides, research and factsheets.

These resources will help volunteer managers, experienced or new, embrace the National Standards of Volunteer Involvement in their everyday practice.

The National Strategy for Volunteering 2023–2033 also provides a framework for the next 10 years to support and create a powerful future for volunteering in Australia. 

To receive regular sector updates and opportunities from the national volunteering peak body, subscribe to Volunteering Australia News.

The Gold Coast Volunteering Network

The Gold Coast Volunteering Network provides a forum for volunteer-involving organisations on the Gold Coast to collaborate, discuss issues, share information and learn from each other. The Network meets regularly to hold educational workshops and network with other volunteer-involving organisations.

For more information, contact

Invitations are sent out to organisations listed on the Gold Coast Community Directory. Check if you are listed on the Community Directory.

Workshops for community organisations

We run free workshops and information sessions for community groups. Topics include grant writing, running a community organisation, social media, recruiting and supporting volunteers and many more.

For more information and resources, visit the Community Group Hub.