Volunteers are a valuable resource for any tuckshop, by allowing both increased efficiency and volume of orders completed; and increased interaction and feedback from the wider school community.

There is much to be done behind the scenes to create a successful volunteer program and to maintain appropriate supporting documents. Our member content below provides support for planning, recruiting, training and retaining a volunteer workforce.

For more comprehensive support on recruiting and maintaining a volunteer team, attend a QAST Volunteer Management Course.

Volunteers from diverse backgrounds

School communities have a diverse range of families who can all contribute to the tuckshop. QAST has worked with the Healthy New Communities team at Metro South Health to develop the following resources to support schools in welcoming community members into the tuckshop;

Visit our Marketing section for more resources on supporting families to use the tuckshop.

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