Our people are the engine of Family Life. Our most valuable asset. They serve our communities and positively impact lives with the work they do.
Our volunteers are engaged in all aspects of our work. Through volunteering we enable individuals to learn, be active and to strengthen their bonds within the community. Through volunteering, Family Life strengthens our capability and connectedness.
Congratulations on your new volunteer role! We’re thrilled to have you on board.
You will need to complete your Volunteer Induction before the end of your probation period. This includes:
1. Induction – Role & Family Life
2. Code of Conduct & Acknowledgement
3. Volunteer Policy & Acknowledgement
4. Volunteer Disciplinary Policy & Acknowledgement
As you complete each stage we will be notified electronically. Once we receive notice that you have completed all steps of your Volunteer Induction we will confirm with you in writing. If you have completed all of your induction steps and have not heard form us within two weeks, please get in touch.
You will be given a Role Induction on your first day. This will help you understand how to perform the tasks in your role and inform you about the safety procedures at the site where you are volunteering. The Role Induction is given face to face.
You will also need to complete the digital Family Life Induction. Details about by a Volunteer Coordinator which module you need to undertake, either the Services or Non-Services Induction. Simply… do what Keston says here. eg Click on the appropriate link below and search for “Family Life” Do more steps that are 1, 2, 3 etc…
2. Code of Conduct
Everyone who is part of Family Life is expected to behave in accordance with our Code of Conduct. Please read our Code of Conduct and complete the form acknowledging you have read and agree to act in accordance with our Code of Conduct.
3. Volunteer Policy
Family Life’s Volunteer Program aligns with the National Standards put forth by Volunteering Australia and they are incorporated into our program and our Volunteer Policy. Please read Family Life’s Volunteer Policy and complete the acknowledgement form once you have read it.
PDF link to Vol Policy *** Need a CTA download button here
4. Volunteer Disciplinary Policy
As a Family Life Volunteer you have the right to access a grievance and disciplinary process. Our grievance process is outlined in the Workplace Conduct Policy and applies to all Family Life staff, volunteers and contractors. The Volunteer Disciplinary Policy is a separate process that applies to Volunteers only. Please read the Family Life Volunteer Disciplinary Policy and complete the acknowledgement form once you have read it.
PDF link to Volunteer Disciplinary Policy *** Need a CTA download button here
If you have any queries throughout the process please get in touch with a Volunteer Coordinator:
- By phone 03 8599 5433
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you so much for completing your Volunteer Induction – we look forward to welcoming you soon!