Recruit the right volunteers, run an effective committee meeting and more.

  • Bounce is a new online club development resource from Tennis Australia.

    You will find information on topics such as:
    • Position descriptions
    • Meeting templates
    • Handover templates
    • Risk Management template
    • Annual report template
    • Club planning
    • Succession planning
    • Project planning
    • Club finances

    To access Bounce, click here.

    Note you need to be affiliated with Tennis Victoria to access these resources.
  • This checklist provided by Community Clubs Victoria gives an excellent guide to welcoming new committee members to your club.
  • Some ideas for how to recruit new volunteers and engage others to assist around the club.
  • A good team is full of people who know their role and play it well. It's important your committee creates and commits to positions descriptions suitable to the operation of your club. Templates for President, Secretary, Treasurer and more can be found on ClubHelp's resources page.

    See also Sports Community for more sample position descriptions.
  • This helpful guide from ClubHelp sets out the requirements for holding your club's Annual General Meeting.
  • An important role for ALL committee members is to safeguard the club funds, ensure financial sustainability and to maintain transparent reporting to members. Resources sourced from ClubHelp.
  • Volunteers are an integral part of sporting clubs, most being run entirely through volunteer effort. Volunteers who give their time and expertise to your club need to feel valued, be well managed and included in decision making. Resources sourced from ClubHelp.
  • The Secretary's Satchel is a comprehensive guide to the Secretary's role in running an incorporated association. It includes tool kits, samples and precedents, and examples. From Justice Connect.
  • Our Community and Commonwealth Bank have come together to produce this free, comprehensive financial literacy guide designed specifically for the not-for-profit sector.
  • This fact sheet lists the various organisations Tennis Victoria has a relationship with, and how they can assist clubs.
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