The Common Languages Guide outlines a generally accepted glossary of terms and definitions widely used in the volunteering sector. Volunteering Australia, as the national peak body for volunteering, encourages the use of the Common Languages Guide for consistency across the volunteering ecosystem.
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Please note: The guidance provided, including the application, phrasing and capitalisation of words, is deliberate. Acronyms are included but the use of these is discouraged as they can be exclusionary.