Volunteer Journey Workbook

Use this workbook to map out your volunteer journey

Author: Volunteerability


Accessible communication for Social Media posts

Use our template and examples to create accessible social media posts, including advertising for volunteers

Author: Volunteerability


Volunteerability Referral Form

Want to refer a client? Referrals must be 18 or over and identify a barrier or disability which prevents them from volunteering.

You do not need to have a NDIS plan. Our service is free.

Simply fill it out with the relevant details and email to


Author: Volunteerability


Promoting and recruiting volunteers

Finding the right volunteers can sometimes be challenging but …. never impossible.
Advertise your volunteer roles in as many different places as you can to attract various applicants.
Try some of the strategies below to help you find a volunteer with the perfect fit for the role and for your organisation.

Author : Be Connected Network – Australian Government


Top 10 tips for advertising a volunteering role

Writing an appealing Volunteer advertisement is not as simple as it may seem at first. Follow these top tips to help you find the best volunteer for your role.

Author: Volunteering Canterbury – New Zealand


Designing a successful volunteer recruitment advertisement

Taking the time and care to create an effective advertising campaign is crucial in the overall recruitment process. Getting your advertising right will improve success rates and speed up the process of finding suitable volunteers to involve in your organisation.

Author: Volunteering Ireland


Writing effective Advertisements

When advertising a volunteer role on social media, your website or in the newspaper, simply writing out what the volunteer position involves isn’t always enough to grab a potential volunteer’s attention. For every volunteer position you are advertising for, use these tips to help write an attention-grabbing and engaging advertisement.

Author: Volunteering WA & Volunteering Victoria


Writing a volunteer position description

A volunteer position description promotes your volunteer opportunities to prospective volunteers. Your volunteer position description will appear online on websites like GoVolunteer and SEEK Volunteer. Check out how information about your volunteer position will be displayed online

Author: Southern Volunteering SA (SVSA)

JFA PURPLE ORANGE: Video – language matters for inclusion

Do you want to be a better ally to the disability community?

Start with language.

Author: JFA Purple Orange

Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers

Recruiting and retaining volunteers is an essential part of running a successful volunteer program. This booklet provides useful information to help you attract, engage and retain volunteers.

Author : City of Swan – Western Australia