Recruit and manage 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 SISCCRD302A, 'Recruit and manage 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



1. Identify organisation's volunteer requirements.

1.1. Analyse the organisation's volunteer management policy to identify relevant procedures.

1.2. Identify organisation's volunteer requirements and target areas for recruitment.

2. Recruit volunteers.

2.1. Prepare and communicate call for volunteers according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.2. Receive and process applications according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.3. Organise suitable venue and conduct selection processes according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.4. Analyse and record outcomes of selection process according to organisational policies and procedures and relevant legislation.

2.5. Advise applicants of selection outcomes and follow-up processes.

3. Induct volunteers.

3.1. Prepare and distribute relevant documentation to successful volunteers according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.2. Organise suitable time and venue for volunteer induction.

3.3. Provide induction to volunteers according to organisational policies, procedures and requirements.

4. Manage volunteers.

4.1. Identify and arrange any training required by volunteers to meet allocated roles according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.2. Review volunteer performance and provide feedback and opportunities for additional training where required.

4.3. Maintain volunteer records according to organisational policies and procedures and relevant legislation.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISCCRD302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS50110 - Diploma of Facility Management
  • SIS40110 - Certificate IV in Community Recreation
  • SIS40410 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
  • SIS30210 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs
  • SIS30410 - Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
  • SIS50310 - Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
  • SIS40610 - Certificate IV in Sport Development