Volunteering for the environment

People are essential for running any group or project. Attracting individuals to help and keeping them can be challenging but rewarding.

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Recruiting volunteers Guide - Volunteering Victoria

Recruitment is not just about attracting enough volunteers to your project; you need the right people and you need them to stay. This starts with careful planning and administration – well before you print any flyers and advertise online.

Recruiting volunteers fact sheet - Volunteering West

Low-cost volunteer attraction ideas to assist you with your recruitment.

Recruit people to your cause - Youth Central

Recruit well from the start by being clear on your messaging, who you are looking for and your recruitment method.

Volunteer recruitment for Coastcare Groups - Landcare Australia

Volunteer recruitment can seem like a mammoth task. Fortunately, it often just takes a few tweaks, a bit of planning and some ideas in your back pocket to get some well-matched and enthusiastic volunteers heading your way.

Recruitment, induction and succession planning for committees - Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre

The viability and sustainability of any community organisation depends on its ability to attract new members and inject new blood into its committee. Recruitment, induction and succession planning for new volunteers contributes to the long-term success and vibrancy of your group.

Environmental Volunteering Toolkit - Bellarine Catchment Network

This guide aims to provide information and advice for volunteers in the Geelong and Bellarine Peninsula region and includes something for everybody.  There are brief descriptions of over 50 environmental volunteering groups, organisations and programs; case studies and great tips.

Inclusive Volunteering - Bellarine Catchment Network

This in-depth, practical guide aims to provide community and environment groups with a framework to make volunteering inclusive. The guide dives deep into 4 different communities; First Nations and the Wadawurrung, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, people with disabilities and people who are LGBTIQA+. This guide features background information, links and resources and practical tips from planning events, advertising and facilitating volunteering opportunities

Getting started on Social Media - Corangamite CMA

Developed for members of the Landcare Networks within the Corangamite region, this guide will provide basic information to help you build a presence on social media and engage with a new audience.  For beginners and those that are current users, there are plenty of tricks and tools to support you.

Page last updated: 01/12/23