Volunteer tips and support

Volunteers are the life blood of clubs and it makes sense to make sure you get the right person and help them do their job.

Volunteering WA logoWhile volunteers give their time to your club and members for free, recognition goes along way to encouraging new volunteers and keeping the existing volunteers involved and dedicated.

Step 1 volunteer management

Put in place a simple plan and support structure to create a volunteer friendly environment. This simple guide will get you started on how you can encourage and support your volunteers.

Volunteer Management Guide

A guide to better recruiting, retaining and managing volunteers within sport and recreation organisations.

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Position on workplace physical activity/wellbeing.


Position statement on volunteers.
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Clubs’ guide to volunteer management

Volunteers are one of the most important resources in your club so managing them effectively should be a priority. This resource will help you keep those you currently have and attract new ones to your club as well.
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The secret life of sport and recreation.

Step 2 templates, information and guides

Thanks to Volunteering WA, you have access to a suite of very practical and easy to use resources. Read and understand the information before deciding if it's the right fit for your club and volunteers.

Page reviewed 26 June 2019