The following Volunteer policy and procedure applies across all areas of the UCA in Victoria and Tasmania.
There are a number of obligations when employing paid workers including:
- Payment of minimum wages
- Providing payslips; and
For information about minimum wages and other employment related obligations, please refer to the Fair Work Commission.
Contact Michelle Ennis on 9116 1933 for Central Stipends Payroll Service for assistance with setting up payments.
Policies & procedures
The template policies below are made available here as optional tools for congregational use.
Note that these templates are not specifically approved policies and are by no means mandatory.
Policies apply to congregation employees and are not applicable to ministerial roles.
For further information or advice contact People & Culture on 9116 1940.
|Volunteer Policy and Procedure||01-07-2021||DownloadPreview|
|Summary of Ministry Provisions and Charges||25-11-2021||DownloadPreview|
|Non Placement Pastors Terms and Conditions||06-12-2021||DownloadPreview|
|Template - Position description for congregations||12-03-2021||Download|
|Recruitment and Selection Policy||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational Staff Dispute Resolution Procedures||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational Remuneration Policy||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational Equal Opportunity Policy||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational Conflict of Interest||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational - National Criminal History Check Procedure||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational - National Criminal History Check Policy||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
|Congregational - Bullying, Harassment and Sexual Harassment Policy||06-03-2019||DownloadPreview|
Fair Work information statement
Employers must provide every new employee a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement before, or as soon as possible after, they start their new job. The statement can be found at the following location:
Fair Work: Information statement
National Criminal History Checks
Fair Work: Employment Templates & guides
Fair Work: Employment Fact Sheets