To volunteer in Australia you have to be eligible to participate in paid
employment, or be in possession of a visa that clearly states that you are able to participate in
voluntary work whilst in Australia. Please tick the relevant boxes:
If you are applying for consent as an individual, you may be providing Council with personal information (such as your name and address) within the meaning of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. Council is collecting this personal information from you in order to identify and process your application.
You are obliged by law to provide your name and address. If you do not provide the personal information requested Council may be unable to process your application.
You may make application for access or amendment to information held by Council about you. You may also make a request that Council suppresses your personal information from being made publicly available. Council will consider any such application in accordance with the relevant legislation. Enquiries concerning this matter can be addressed to Council’s Public Officer.
Each volunteer must take all reasonable care when participating in the volunteer activities in order to be covered by Councils volunteer liability insurance including, without limitation the following:
- be reliable and punctual for volunteer duties
- carry out volunteer duties as per the volunteer job description/agreement
- discuss any issues arising with the Volunteer Supervisor
- adhere to Burwood’s Code of Conduct
- observe Workforce Health and Safety procedures and work safely at all times
- observe the policies and procedures set out within all relevant Council documents
Council reserves the right to remove a person from volunteer activities if, in the opinion of Council or its representatives, the person is acting in a negligent and/or dangerous manner.
I Agree to all the information that is stated in the form.