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Training for Managers of Volunteers


Successful Management of Volunteers - Online Training Course

This is a must-do course if you are a manager or administrator of volunteers. This interactive and easy-to-follow online course will take you through the 6 stages of volunteer management and give you the confidence, knowledge and resources to promote safe and effective volunteering at your mission expression. 

The course is completely free and can be completed at your own pace. Get started by accessing the course on Learn here

Volunteer Involvement Indicator Tool (VIIT)

The VIIT has been created to give managers of volunteers a better understanding of how the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement are currently being applied to their mission expression. It is not a test or assessment, but rather a simple learning tool. It will take you approximately 15 minutes to complete - get started by clicking here

Volunteer Engagement and Management

This highly recommended module is delivered as part of LaMP (Learning and Management Program), however can be separately delivered anytime. Managers of volunteer teams can, in just one day, learn about the 6 stages of volunteer engagement and how to manage volunteers effectively. With this training you’ll come away knowing how to obtain the best from your volunteers and have them coming back for more!

If you are doing this training as part of LaMP, click here to book a date.

If you would like this training separate from LaMP, click here to book a date.

Email address is volunteerresources@aus.salvationarmy.org

The Laws and Volunteers

Volunteering law can be complex and confusing. Justice Connect provide a great website and training  designed to help organisations and managers of volunteers understand the laws that apply to them and its volunteers. 

Visit their website for fact sheets and upcoming training opportunities.

Justice Connect Training 

Workplace behaviours and volunteers

This is a PDF of a webinar run on 22 May 2018 that provides a great overview of how organisations and managers can prevent issue arising or escalating in relation to workplace behaviours.

Not You Too# webinar 

Managing Performance and Beyond Managing Performance  (LaMP modules)

These 2 modules are a must! Managing people is what we do every day! Learn how to do this with more confidence by jumping aboard these one day LaMP modules.

Click here to find out more.

Volunteer Management System (VMS)

Whilst VMS is intuitively designed, why dally on your own when you could be taken through the VMS’s functions by one of our supportive Volunteer Resource Coordinators, right in your own office! In only one hour you’ll know everything there is to know about managing and analysing volunteer information on VMS! And you’ll get a bonus tour of the Volunteer Resources website where all the supporting resources to manage volunteers are kept.

Click here to book a time today!

Safety and Wellbeing of Children and Young People Training 


Put this on your to do list if you run children and youth programs. Child and Safety Wellbeing Training is the new TSA mandated training released on 21 October 2019. If you or your volunteers directly work with children or youth, this must be completed.

Click here for more information. 

Zero Tolerance – Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination

TSA wants all workers to enjoy a safe and health workplace free from inappropriate behaviour.

This mandatory training can be delivered online through LEARN

Or via one hour face to face group training. 
For face to face training, please contact your WHS representative in your division.

Mental Health First Aid

Learn to recognise the signs, symptoms and causes of mental health problems and how to give appropriate initial help and support someone experiencing a mental health problem. Learn how to take appropriate action if a crisis situation arises involving suicidal behaviour, panic attack, stress reaction to trauma, overdose or threatening psychotic behaviour.

To book your place please check Learn for scheduled sessions or to have a course delivered at your corps or centre, click here to enquire

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