Recruit and co-ordinate volunteers

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCORG25B, 'Recruit and co-ordinate volunteers'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


1. Develop effective leadership role


The role, responsibilities and parameters for exercising influence are identified and negotiated with key people in the organisation and community to ensure support


Authority and accountability are established according to organisation's guidelines and community requirements


Factors which will have an impact on leadership style and role are assessed and addressed in the development of individual and organisational practice


Processes for support of volunteers are identified.


Provide direction


Consultation structures are developed and maintained to provide support for coordinated planning and decision making


Strategic alliances with key people are developed and maintained to maximise personal and organisational effectiveness


Effective communication and interpersonal skills are routinely modeled and promoted


Appropriate continuous improvement processes are implemented to ensure ongoing effectiveness of work


Where necessary, a waiting list of appropriate applicants is maintained.


An on-going recruitment program is implemented as required.


Promote community work and maintain quality performance


The factors which influence the effectiveness of performance are researched and analysed


Strategies for promoting the effectiveness of community work are developed and implemented


Strategies for developing and maintaining quality performance are researched and established


Performance standards and requirements are developed, negotiated, promoted and used to guide organisational and personal work delivery


Implementation of changes in practices, policies and procedures is negotiated and promoted to gain support


Identify the need and roles for volunteers in the organisation


Potential roles for volunteers are identified


Roles are discussed and agreed upon by management


Role descriptions are developed


Processes for support of volunteers are identified


Recruit volunteers


Volunteers are sought through advertising in relevant media and community networks


Interviews with potential volunteers are arranged and completed


Selections are made and management advised


Successful volunteers are advised of their selection


Where necessary, a waiting list of appropriate applicants is maintained


An on-going recruitment program is implemented as required


Orientate volunteers to organisation


Volunteers are provided with an orientation to the organisation


Training for specific role is provided in a manner appropriate to the needs and resources of the organisation


On-going support of volunteers is provided


Regular meetings of volunteers are established


A review of roles and performance is regularly undertaken


Individual support and debriefing is provided when necessary

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCORG25B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media