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

Volunteering Australia's Resource Hub offers information and useful resources to support effective volunteer management.

The Resource Hub includes over 350 relevant, useful 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 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.

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

For more information, contact volunteering@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.

Workshops for community organisations

The City runs 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.

Visit the Community Group Hub for more information and resources.