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Managing Volunteers and the Law

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Live interactive Webinar with Justice Connect covering the life-cycle of Volunteers and key legal issues and considerations at each stage

Managing Volunteers and the Law

What will be covered:

  • The differences between a volunteer and employee relationship, why it is important and how to ensure the nature of the relationship is clear
  • The volunteer recruitment process, including equal opportunity laws and screening requirements
  • Refresher on your organisation’s safety obligations in relation to volunteers
  • Legal obligations of volutneer relationship
  • Reviewing volunteer performance and having difficult conversations
  • Ending the volunteer relationship
  • Top tips for managing an effective and legally-compliant volunteer program
  • Additional resources to help in the future


Format – 3 hour Live Interactive Webinar

Training is designed to encourage questions, discussion, and active involvement from participants. We’ll use case studies, quizzes, small group work, real-life scenarios, group discussion and other activities to engage participants and explore this legal topic. This practical, applied learning helps participants remember key points from the training long after the session ends.

This interactive workshop is worth 2 CPD points.

About the Facilitator – Justice Connect :

All our training sessions are delivered by qualified lawyers with specialist expertise in the areas of law that affect not-for-profit organisations and charities. All our lawyers have experience in delivering legal training to community organisations and many also volunteer on boards. This experience means that we understand the context in which community organisations operate, sector terminology, and the importance of providing clear, plain-language legal information


July 22
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


The Centre For Volunteering