Standard 1: Leadership and Management

Modified on Tue, 31 Oct 2023 at 09:33 AM

The governing body and senior employees lead and promote a positive culture towards volunteering and implement effective management systems to support volunteer involvement.

1.1 Responsibilities for leading and managing volunteer involvement are defined and supported.
1.2 Policies and procedures applying to volunteers are communicated, understood, and implemented by all relevant staff across the organisation.
1.3 The organisation’s risk management processes are applied to the organisation’s volunteer involvement.
1.4 Volunteer involvement records are maintained.
1.5 Processes are in place to manage relationships with partner agencies in collaborative volunteer activities.
(This criteria only applies to organisations working with other organisations in a collaborative activity involving volunteers and/or sharing responsibility for particular volunteers).

The Centre for Volunteering Overview

In this overview session, Standard 1 of the National Standards, Leadership and Management, is explored and broken down.  You will learn how to apply this standard in your organisation and the evidence that is required to demonstrate competency.

The Centre for Volunteering: Accessible Volunteering and the National Standards

This webinar showcases diverse leaders in volunteering and explores how to be a good ally in supporting a diverse volunteering space.

This webinar provides:

  • An overview of the disability rights movement
  • Gives and introduction to disability leaders in Australia
  • Tips on how to be a good ally

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