This document is an agreement to allow an individual to perform services as an unpaid volunteer for an organisation.
It details relevant provisions in relation to the volunteers’ duties and obligations, and matters of health and safety. It also contains a short form provision with respect to confidentiality, in order to provide protection for the organisations confidential information when such information is disclosed to the volunteer.
The Schedule sets out a Volunteer Declaration which is critical as part of the agreement, and is compliant with the relevant Fair Work Act.
For an employment agreement (or offer of employment) for a paid employee, see the separately available precedents:
· “Basic employment agreement (long form)”;
· “Basic employment agreement (short form)”; and
“Employment agreement (part time)”.
This document has been co-authored for Lexis Nexis by Brooke Pendlebury, Principal, Pendlebury Workplace Law, Sydney.
This document is prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Australia.