About the CPD Program



Volunteering Queensland’s Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Program for Professional Leaders of Volunteers is designed to expand your knowledge and maintain a high standard of professional practice.

This program supports your continuous professional development by formally recognising the work you are doing to raise the standards of volunteer leadership in your organisation and across our state.

Endorsed by Volunteering Australia, this program is exclusive to Volunteering Queensland's members* (conditions apply). It is voluntary and only $50 (+ GST) in 2020.


Benefits of participating

The CPD Program for Professional Leaders of Volunteers is a formal avenue to improve your knowledge and skills. The CPD Program will help raise your profile, and demonstrates your dedication to your career and to the volunteer leadership profession. By gaining 12 CPD points in 2020 you earn the right to put PLV after your name as a public declaration of your commitment.


How it works

Participants are required to accumulate a minimum of 12 points from July – December 2020. These points can be attained through any combination of:

  • Professional development, events and services offered by Volunteering Queensland
  • Professional development at your organisation
  • Reading relevant industry articles/ newsletters
  • Mentoring colleagues/ members in volunteering management
  • Reflective practice.


Get started

  • Read the FAQs and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the CPD Program.
  • In July, we will provide you with the CPD Activity Point Schedule so you can plan your CPD activities.
  • You participate in your chosen CPD activities and complete the Activity Validation Form after each activity.
  • You update your Activity Validation Form and submit to Volunteering Queensland every 2-3 months and finalise at the end of the year.
  • When you achieve 12 CPD points by the end of 2020 you will receive your formal certificate and the option to use PLV after your name.


Expressions of interest are now open!

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your interest today.


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*For staff of registered full or associate members only. In the instance that your organisation does not maintain their membership during your CPD year, you are welcome to become an individual member for that remaining year.


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