Free Online Volunteer Training

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The Queensland Government recognises the important role Volunteers play in local sport and recreation clubs and is pleased to partner with QFSR Skills Alliance to offer a number of online training opportunities through the Department's Building Active Communities Workshops program.

All courses are self-paced and take between 2-3 hours to complete.

Commmittee Management

Whether you're a new committee member for an experienced committee executive, this course explores the diverse roles and responsibilities of a committee member and how to effectively manage club resources.  The training covers legal duties, monitoring organisational performance, compliance with legal and regulatory obligations and committee ethics.  Register at Skills Alliance website.

Financial Management

Good financial management is essential for any club's survival and involves all committee members.  Successful financial management involves being able to review financial information, effectively manage funds, implement sound financial practices and understand your club's financial position and obligations.  Register at Skills Alliance website.

Volunteer Management

This training will give you an appreciation for the value that volunteers can add to an organisation including an awareness of policies, strategies and practices for ensuring that volunteers have roles that are meaningful to both themselves and the organisation. Register at Skills Alliance website.

Marketing & Promotion

Marketing is about communicating information on your club’s activities and facilities to attract new members, volunteers and sponsors. This training explores the benefits and process for developing an effective marketing plan. Register at Skills Alliance website.

Fundraising, Grants & Sponsorship

This training will help you develop the basic skills, knowledge and key processes necessary to establish, implement and manage a successful fundraising program. Register at Skills Alliance website.

Strategic Planning

This training will help you develop the basic skills, knowledge and key processes necessary to establish, implement and manage a successful strategic plan. Register at Skills Alliance website.

Laws Insurance

This training will bring you up to date on the relevant laws and policies and will highlight recent changes that impact on clubs, in particular, the fulfilment of responsibilities. Register at Skills Alliance website.

Risk Management

This training introduces club volunteers to the concepts, principals and processes of risk management within the sport and recreation environment. It explains the tools and techniques that will aid implementation of practices to ensure a safe environment for all members and visitors to sporting clubs and grounds. Register at Skills Alliance website.