Attracting and Managing Volunteers

Course Duration: ONE DAY
Finding and keeping effective teams. Volunteers are the lifeblood of many community organisations, and managing them effectively is every bit as important and challenging as managing paid staff.

This engaging workshop looks at how we can better manage and retain our valuable volunteers and provides a suite of tools and resources to support supervisors to do a great job.

Course content includes:

  • Understand why people volunteer
  • Structure a great volunteer program
  • Types of volunteering
  • Volunteer policy
  • Better job descriptions
  • Selection and job-matching
  • Preparing and inducting volunteers
  • OHS and legal issues with volunteers
  • Managing performance
  • Thanks, recognition and retention

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Post-course contacts for help and advice.
  • Certificate of attendance.


Evolve Events
Suite 9, 150 Hay Street
Subiaco 6008

Click here for further details regarding parking, transport and location.

Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.


We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend.

Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $35 toward catering and materials.

Click here to apply.