Managing Volunteers and the Law

An older woman stands next to a man who is holding a tray of plant seedlings.

This training session is all about making volunteering for your community organisation/group a great experience for everyone. The session will include useful legal information, tips, tools, templates and resources to support anyone who is responsible for managing volunteers. 

 Topics covered in this training session include:

  • Distinguishing a volunteer from an employee

  • The volunteer recruitment process and equal opportunity laws

  • The ‘duty of care’ your organisation owes its volunteers

  • Legal responsibility for the actions of volunteers

  • Volunteers and risk management (including insurance)

  • Reviewing volunteer performance and having difficult conversations

  • Ending the volunteer relationship

  • Top tips for managing an effective and legally-compliant volunteer program

  • Additional resources to help in the future

This training is suitable for anyone who is responsible for managing / supporting volunteers in Nillumbik.



  • Wednesday, 25 August 2021 | 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM


This is an online event.