Information and resources

Support programs

Many organisations provide support programs to assist community groups in the important work they do.

Office for Volunteers

  • Community voices - community groups can gain access to the skills of students from the Screen Studies Department at Flinders University for promotion and marketing purposes, through the Community Voices grant program.
  • Sustainable Online Community Engagement - offers help to community groups with limited online skills to develop websites and other online applications.
  • Young Volunteer Scholarships - offers small grants to younger South Australians to support a chosen field of study in recognition of their commitment to volunteering.
  • Volunteering: A Gateway to Communities - provides a range of free online tools and resources to help community groups increase their cultural awareness, and to get ready to engage culturally and linguistically diverse communities in their volunteer programs.

Office for Recreation and Sport

The Office for Recreation and Sport (ORS) is the lead agency for the Government's policy on sport and active recreation.  ORS works with State sport and recreation groups and clubs to improve the quality and availability of sport and active recreation across the South Australian community.

Office for Recreation and Sport website

Accredited Quality Improvement Program

The Australian Service Excellence Standards (ASES) Program is an internationally accredited quality improvement program run by the Department of Human Services for the Health and Community Services sector. It assists groups to improve their business systems, management practices and service delivery. You can find a range of free online resources to help your group establish a strategic framework for its business.

To find out more phone 8463 3939 or email

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