Externally Sourced Resources

In Safe Hands Toolkit

The 3rd Edition of the In Safe Hands Toolkit is now available. The Toolkit is a user friendly safety management system for community groups. This is currently being made available FREE by Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA). CVA is supported by the Australian Government to assist community groups with their safety management.

Get your copy of In Safe Hands Toolkit through a DOWNLOAD at www.insafehands.org.au

CVA are also conducting an In Safe Hands Toolkit Workshop training program – FREE. See dates and locations at www.insafehands.org.au

Management of Employees, Independent Contractors and Volunteers

A NFP Law resource explaining the difference between employees, independent contractors and volunteers. Includes an overview of the organisation’s legal obligations towards each party and implications of having volunteers working in unpaid roles.

Employees v contractors v volunteers – understanding the spectrum

Other Useful Governance Resources

There are heaps of resources out there that are also useful to Landcare groups! Here’s a selection:

Our Community – policy bank, governance resources, grants www.ourcommunity.com.au/community

ClubInfo – office bearer roles, induction kit templates, policy templates www.clubhelp.org.au/governance

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) – established by the Commonwealth Government, the ACNC is dedicated to improving governance of non-profit organisations. www.acnc.gov.au/tools

Institute of Community Directors – information, tools, training and qualifications for Australian not-for-profit boards. www.communitydirectors.com.au

Justice Connect – free and low cost legal information, training, phone advice and referrals to specialist pro bono lawyers at member law firms (previously PilchConnect). www.justiceconnect.org.au/nfplaw