Engaging and working with youth volunteers

Find out how to work with young people safely and respectfully, including compliance and Working with Children Checks.

Youth Ready Assessment – Volunteering Victoria and DELWP

Are you hoping to involve more young volunteers in your environmental projects? The Youth Ready Assessment will help you to increase participation of independent volunteers in the teens and twenties age range.

Youth Ready Guide – Volunteering Victoria and DELWP

Involving more young people in your environmental projects is important. Younger volunteers bring energy and enthusiasm, as well as a high level of concern about the environment – they want to be part of the solution with you. This Youth Ready Guide is aimed at help involve independent young volunteers, from teens through twenties in your groups projects and assist with developing an action plan.

YERP Toolkit – Youth Affairs Council Victoria

If you’re interested in involving kids in your project or communicating to young Victorians, then the involving young people: guiding principles resource is for you.

Child Safe Standards and Working with Children Checks – Parks Victoria

Frequently Asked Questions for Volunteers.

Working With Children in Victoria? – Working with Children Victoria

How to apply for the Victorian working with Children Check and all the latest up to date information.

Student Work Placement Framework - Bellarine Catchment Network

This document aims to provide community and environmental groups with a practical framework to developing successful work placement programs, to help build pathways to employment. This document brings together research and learnings from educational institutions across the globe to help provide guidance on planning, facilitating and evaluating work placement programs.

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