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Supporting volunteers

Volunteers play a vital role in assisting Queenslanders of all ages to lead healthy active lifestyles and help build a culture that promotes fun, safe and fair sporting environments.

Whether you are a sport and recreation club who manages volunteers, or a volunteer yourself, the following information will help you.

Resources for clubs

A range of resources and information to help clubs with:

  • recruiting, retaining and recognising volunteers
  • training and developing volunteers
  • volunteer protection.

Valuing Volunteers in sport and recreation awards

Sport and recreation clubs can access documents and templates to assist with planning a local sport and recreation volunteer recognition event.

Volunteer linking services

Access volunteer linking services which can help clubs connect with potential volunteers and/or assist volunteers to connect with local sport and recreation organisations.

Other volunteer websites

Links to other websites with information on volunteer management and grants available for not-for-profit community organisations.

Queensland Government supports volunteers

Find out more about what the Queensland Government is doing to support volunteering within the sport and recreation industry.

Access information on workshops, programs and funding opportunities.

Contact us

For more information on volunteering in Queensland contact Sport and Recreation Services at or on 13 74 68 (13 QGOV).

Last updated
3 November 2017