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The below resources and guides can either be used by volunteers or volunteer managers to help them connect, collaborate or be more inclusive. Click on each image or hyperlink to view a PDF.

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Environmental Volunteering Toolkit

This PDF guide aims to provide information and advice for volunteers in the Geelong and Bellarine Peninsula region and includes something for everybody. In this toolkit, you will find brief descriptions of over 50 environmental volunteering groups, organisations or programs, case studies from some volunteering groups in the region, quick tips pages to help streamline your volunteering, as well as statements, words and images with connections to Country, provided by the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation.

This document was supported by Coastcare Victoria and the Victorian Government.

Download the toolkit (8MB) - click here

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Inclusive Volunteering Guide

This in-depth, practical guide aims to provide community and environment groups with a framework to make volunteering inclusive. The guide dives deep into 4 different communities; First Nations and the Wadawurrung, people from multicultural backgrounds, people with disabilities and people who are LGBTIQA+. This guide features background information, links and resources and practical tips from planning events, advertising and facilitating volunteering opportunities.

This document was supported the Victorian Government's 'Emerging Stronger' grants program.

PDF Document (2MB) - click here
Word Document (8MB) - click here

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Student Work Placement Framework

This document aims to provide community and environmental groups with a practical framework to developing successful work placement programs, to help build pathways to employment. This document brings together research and learnings from educational institutions across the globe to help provide guidance on planning, facilitating and evaluating work placement programs.

This document was supported the Victorian Government's 'Emerging Stronger' grants program.

PDF Document (1.6MB) - click here
Word Document (6.7MB) - click here