There is help available for not-for-profit organisations to access free or low cost computers, software and training.
Cross-cultural communication training is a complex field that encompasses many types and levels of training. Developing cross-cultural skills is a process of lifelong learning and continuous improvement. Training is only one part of this process, which also includes life experiences, intercultural relationships, language learning and work experience.
Links to Cross Cultural Training resources:
- Volunteering Cross Cultural Manual
- Volunteering in Australia
- Cultural Awareness in Volunteer Organisations
- Gateway to Communities initiative
The Cultural Atlas is an educational resource providing comprehensive cultural information on the countries that Australia’s biggest migrant populations have originated from.
Link to the Cultural Atlas.
The State of Volunteering Online is a monthly e-newsletter that the Office for Volunteers e-mails to volunteers, community organisations and government agencies.
The Office for Volunteers produces a range of fact sheets covering topics relevant to individual volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.
Organisations in South Australia have a responsibility to provide a healthy, safe and risk-free environment for their paid staff, volunteers and the communities they serve.
Safe Work Australia publishes a range of guidance material to provide information on the model work health and safety laws and to assist compliance for volunteers and volunteers organisations.
You can view the SA Government's television campaign aimed at promoting volunteering.
The Office for Volunteers Volunteer Partnership – Accessing Resources Project is an initiative to make more government owned facilities and resources available for use by community groups.