The Centre for Volunteering , through it’s training arm, the NSW School of Volunteer Management (RTO code 90031), provides a range of training.

The NSW School of Volunteer Management (RTO code 90031) aims to enhance the development of volunteering in the community by assisting organisations and individuals to maximise their potential through the provision of high-quality volunteer management education and training activities.


Nationally Recognised Qualifications

Allowing individuals to obtain nationally recognised qualifications at certificate and diploma level relevant to not-for-profit organisations. Students can achieve their qualification through formal course work by distance learning or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or a combination of these.  To find our more visit our course information page.


Professional Development for Leaders

The Centre for Volunteering partners with a number of organisations and trainers to bring a suite of learning opportunities together for current and emerging leaders.  For more information you can read the individual course pages under the Training menu on our website, you can consult the current calendar, or contact us at


Professional Development (PD) Workshops

For many years the skilled trainers of the School have delivered high-quality professional development training to thousands of volunteers, coordinators, managers and management committee members throughout NSW.  Check the calendar to find the next scheduled workshops


Bridge to Volunteering

Bridge to VolunteeringThis two-hour introduction to volunteering is run weekly at The Centre for Volunteering’s Sydney office and is free. Sessions are held every Friday from 10:30 to 12:30 from mid-January until early December.  Booking are essential.  Please book here.  For further information.


Customised Training
We can design training to meet your organisation’s specific needs and requirements.  We can then deliver it on-site for you. To discuss your specific training needs phone us on 02 9261 3600 or email