Volunteers and the law
The way the law applies to volunteers can be complex and confusing. This popular session run by Justice Connect, steps participants through the components of a successful and legally-compliant volunteer program.
52-58 William Street
New South Wales
This three hour session will provide essential training for anyone in a position of managing or co-ordinating volunteers.
Topics covered will include
- The legal differences between a volunteer, an employee and an independent contractor
- Volunteer selection process and equal opportunity laws
- Volunteer screening and background checks
- How to meet the ‘duty of care’ your organisation owes to volunteers
- An organisation’s legal responsibility for the actions of its volunteers
- The importance of volunteer insurance
- Workplace behaviours and volunteers (discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying and victimisation)
- Administering the volunteer programme – other laws to consider
- Reviewing volunteer performance and having difficult conversations
- Ending the volunteer relationship
- Questions, top tips and summary
On completion of this training, participants will understand how the law applies to volunteers and the implications this has for volunteer management practices.
Receive a 10% discount for 2 or more registrations. Please call 9211 2599.