About the webinar
Volunteers can be the lifeblood of NFP organisations. However, they come with their own set of risks and challenges. This session covers:
- Volunteers versus employees – what are the key differences?
- Unpaid interns – defining the legal relationship
- Screening volunteers
- Recruitment of volunteers – ensuring you do not discriminate
- Managing volunteer safety and OHS obligations
- Drafting volunteer agreements – understanding the key rights, roles and responsibilities
- Potential liability for volunteer actions
Who should attend
This webinar is suitable for lawyers advising not for profits, and executives working for not for profits and charities – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.
Alison Baker, Partner, Hall & Wilcox, Melbourne
Alison has more than 15 years’ experience in a wide-ranging employment practice, advising public and private sector clients on all aspects of employment, industrial relations and human resources law. She also advises public and private sector organisations on the application of privacy legislation and provides advice on FOI and Protected Disclosure legislation to public sector organisations.
Alison is listed in The Best Lawyers in Australia in employee benefits law and a recommended employment lawyer in Victoria in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession.
Clients appreciate the easy-to-deal-with and solutions-focused approach that Alison brings when assisting them to navigate a complex and highly regulated legal environment. Alison provides legal advice and assistance that is technically excellent but which always gives consideration to a client’s business imperatives, including financial, commercial and reputational considerations.
Alison advises a broad cross-section of small and large public and private sector clients, including universities, local government, government agencies and statutory corporations, large corporate entities, and small-to-medium enterprises.