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CHC44015 Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs

This qualification reflects the role of workers who are responsible for the coordination of volunteers within a program or organisation. Volunteer coordinators provide ongoing management and support to volunteers and are the main point of contact for volunteers.

At this level, workers will generally be autonomous and are required to supervise and lead volunteers in projects or teams. These workers may be employed in a range of industry sectors and in a complex, regularly changing context. Work may be in either a volunteer or paid capacity.


Typical Scouting pathway

Any member of Scouts Australia who has sufficent evidence can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The enrolment Process is outlined on the SAIT Qualifications page. 

Experiences and learning received by Leaders and Rovers across Australia, aligns closely to the requirements of Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs. A typical pathway that enables collection of valid evidence is a Leader/Rover;

After completing your enrolment with the Scouts Australia Institute of Training (SAIT), a SAIT assessor will be assigned to you and they will assess your evidence. They may ask for further evidence or have a conversation with you to gather further information about your experiences.

Upon successfully completing your Recognition of Prior Learning assessment, you will receive a Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs.

Structure of the Qualification

The Certificate IV in Coordination of Volunteer Programs includes seven Core units of competency plus four elective units of competemcy. Some suggested groupings based on Scouting roles are provided below.

 Core   CHCCOM002   Use communication to build relationships
  CHCDIV003   Manage and promote diversity
  CHCLEG001   Work legally and ethically
  CHCVOL003   Recruit, induct and support volunteers
  CHCVOL004     Manage volunteer workforce development
  HLTWHS003   Maintain work health and safety
  BSBLDR403   Lead team effectiveness
 Section Leaders  BSBRSK401   Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  BSBLED401   Develop teams and individuals
  TAEDEL404A   Mentor in the workplace
  ICTWEB201   Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
 Group Leader CHCVOL002   Lead volunteer teams
  TAEDEL301A   Provide work skill instruction
  HLTWHS004   Manage work health and safety
  AHCCCF414A   Coordinate fundraising activities
 Leader of Adults  BSBADM405   Organise meetings
  TAEDEL404A   Mentor in the workplace
  CHCPOL001   Contribute to the review and development of policies
  CHCPRP004   Promote and represent the service
Branch Commissioners   BSBFIM501   Manage budgets and financial plans 
  BSBRSK501    Manage risk 
  BSBMGT502    Manage people performance  
  BSBMGT517    Manage an operational plan  
 Committee Members  BSBGOV401   Implement board member responsibilities
  BSBATSIW51   Secure funding
  BSBFIM501   Manage budgets and financial plans
  BSBMGT403   Implement continuous improvement

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