Self-paced microlearning

For volunteer managers and coordinators who want to learn on-the-go outside of scheduled workshops, Volunteering WA is thrilled to offer an on-demand, self-paced style of learning through our online provider EdApp.

The course includes four modules which you can complete in your own time on your desktop, phone or tablet.

Get started - create a login and select your online course through the EdApp portal.

Online course: Becoming an Inclusive Volunteer Involving Organisation

Volunteering WA shares a vision of making the volunteer experience a fairer, safer and more inclusive cultural field and practice and this course provides Volunteer Involving Organisations (VIOs) with the knowledge and skills to work towards becoming an inclusive volunteering workplace.

Participants are able to learn at their own speed and a certificate of completion will be awarded after module two.

This course compliments the Diversity & Inclusive Leadership: Valuing each other series.

Click on the EdApp portal above to get started.

Online course: Volunteer Engagement Planning 

Volunteering WA is thrilled to launch the Volunteer Engagement Planning online course. This self-paced learning is perfect for busy volunteer managers and coordinators, and can be completed in sections, from your computer, smart phone or tablet. 

Participants will be awarded a certificate upon successful completion of the five modules. 

Module 1: An Introduction to Volunteer Engagement Planning
Module 2: Building a Solid Foundation
Module 3: Connecting with Volunteers
Module 4: Supporting Volunteers
Module 5: Evaluating and Reviewing your Volunteer Management Program 

Online Course: Writing Effective Position Descriptions

Course content

Recruitment and retention are often key challenges for volunteer managers, but these challenges could be resolved by understanding the importance of writing strong and clear volunteer position descriptions in the beginning of the recruitment process. 

Start learning straight away with our online micro-learning course 'Writing Effective Position Descriptions'.

Four modules

Volunteering WA is thrilled to offer an on-demand, self-paced course designed to help you to write effective position descriptions for volunteers. The course includes four modules which you can complete in your own time on your desktop, phone or tablet.

You will earn a certificate of completion from Volunteering WA once you have successfully completed the four modules. 

Module 1: Why write a position description?
Module 2 Who is your target audience?
Module 3: How to write an effective position description?
Module 4: Where to advertise your role?

The self-paced microlearning course is aimed at volunteer managers who write position descriptions and recruit volunteers. 

Volunteering WA's online learning is offered free to Western Australian volunteer involving organisations thanks to funding from the Australian Government Department of Social Services

For one-on-one support for your specific volunteer management queries, email our helpdesk at