Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as a volunteer in a variety of capacities and contexts.

This unit applies to a range of sectors.


The volunteer sector.
The nature of volunteer work.
Legal and ethical considerations.
The importance of volunteer work to the community.
The principles of volunteering.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.