Terms and Conditions

Information about us

Volunteer Network provides a comprehensive volunteer recruitment, referral and support program to organisations which utilise volunteers in the day to day running of their programs.

Volunteer Network provides support in terms of training, best practice, information, networking and communication.

The service is based in Burwood, however it operates on a sub-regional basis covering the Local Government Areas of Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay and Strathfield.

Volunteer Network is funded by NSW Family & Community Services, NSW Ageing, Disability & Home Care and the Department of Health & Ageing and is auspiced by Burwood Council

The service we provide is recruitment, interview, referral, training of volunteers, on-going support through training, general information, information regarding best practice and advocacy.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice.  We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a username and password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party.  We have the right to disable any username and password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of conditions.

Your correspondence or dealings with any potential volunteers are solely between you and those potential volunteers.  You are responsible for selecting volunteers that are suitable for your organisation and for meeting all legal and other requirements in relation to those volunteers.  We make no recommendation regarding the suitability of any volunteer.  You agree that we will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of your dealings with a volunteer.


The website enables volunteer-involving organisations to post volunteer opportunities to the website for access by potential volunteers.  You will be required to register with us in order to post volunteer opportunities to the website.

When you register:

  • You must provide accurate, complete and updated registration information;
  • You must safeguard any username and password which is provided to you;
  • You authorise us to assume that any person using the website with your username and password is either you or is authorised to act for you;
  • You acknowledge and agree that we are under no obligation to accept any application for registration by you or any other person, including without limitation

An organisation wishing to register on Volunteer Network’s website must be:

When you create an account, there is certain organisation information that you must provide. This is listed in the main content area below. Please ensure you have this information handy before you proceed

  • Not-for-Profit Organisation’s who utilise volunteers within their service delivery.
  • Your contact details
  • Brief description of your organisation
  • Public liability insurance policy number, provider name and expiry date
  • Volunteer personal accident insurance policy number, provider name and expiry date

Your use of the Website:

You must not post any Content that:

  • You do not have the right to post;
  • Is defamatory or in contempt of any legal or other proceedings;
  • Is misleading or deceptive;
  • Incites hatred or discrimination again any group of person being a group defend by reference to colour, race, sex, origin, nationality or ethnic or national origins.
  • promotes religious or political material which is or is likely to be offensive;
  • Is indecent, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, offensive or of doubtful propriety or of a menacing character or is likely to annoy or concern, any person;
  • Infringes any copyright, trade mark, patent or other intellectual property;
  • Contains any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material;
  • Contains any viruses or similar software or data which is designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware; or
  • Impersonates any person or misrepresents your relationship with any person.
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