Volunteer resources are materials, documents and guides designed to help people new to volunteering to begin their volunteering journey.

These are some introductory resources we recommend to people interested in volunteering.

Volunteering Victoria have developed this great introductory guide to why and how you can volunteer, and your rights and responsibilities.  The guide covers:

  • Volunteering – what is it?
  • The volunteer experience
  • Volunteer rights and responsibilities
  • Volunteering – things you should know

Volunteering Guide

The definition of volunteering is “Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain”

Volunteering Australia – Definition of volunteering.

What to expect and what to look for when choosing where to volunteer?

What are my rights and responsibilities as a volunteer?

For further resources and information these are some Useful Links