Volunteering Queensland is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers Certificate I, II, and III in Active Volunteering, as well as a non-accredited course.
Volunteering Queensland (RTO #6020) can offer your students the opportunity to undertake either a CHC14015 Certificate I in Active Volunteering, CHC24015 Certificate II in Active Volunteering or CHC34015 Certificate III in Active Volunteering (from the Community Services training package) that has been contextualised for your secondary school, special school or alternate training program.
There are many benefits for students who take part in Active Volunteering, including:
- 2-5 credits toward their QCE – ATAR pathway* and transition to work
- A solid foundation for any career path including community services, sport and recreation, environment and conservation, arts, emergency services, and human rights and justice
- Enhanced employment opportunities through real-world experience, a reference, and expanded professional networks
- Professional development including improved communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and initiative
- Personal development including a real sense of community connection, confidence, more positive outlook on life, and new friendships.
Core modules include:
- Being an effective volunteer
- Working with diverse people
- Communicating effectively
- Basic administration skills
- Maintaining WHS processes
- Organising work priorities.
A further four electives can be chosen based on individual goals, with a range of options available.
Students put their knowledge into practice in a volunteer placement with a nonprofit organisation in their community.
*If students are choosing the ATAR Pathway, we recommend the Certificate III in Active Volunteering.
For Complete information on how to register your school visit the Volunteering Queensland website