Club & Volunteer Development

Club and Volunteer Development

In partnership with the Office for Recreation and Sport, the Club and Volunteer Development Officer (CVDO) role has been created by the Renmark Paringa Council to provide support and direction to local community groups, clubs and associations. The Club and Volunteer Development Office role enables community groups, clubs and associations within the Renmark Paringa district to have a direct person whom they can contact regarding all of their council enquiries, including lease enquiries, funding and licencing, and matters requiring support.

The Club and Volunteer Development role aims to achieve the following outcomes for these groups, clubs and associations; for them to be well managed, sustainable, better able to meet their legislative requirements, be financially stable, have a strong membership base and have access to and retain volunteers.

Regular workshops and training sessions on relevant topics will be held with representatives from groups, clubs and associations invited to attend and with specialists invited to present them. Other supports and resources that this role will provide to groups, clubs and associations include; mentoring, suppling information, direction to resources, financial incentives, and access to skilled professionals.

Upcoming Workshops

Training Sessions and Workshops


CVDO training sessions


Funding Opportunities 

Dinghy Club       rrfc       Swimming Club

Office for Recreation & Sport - Funding Programs

The Office for Recreation & Sport work to build strength, capacity and sustainability by providing funding assistance through various grants programs to enhance and support the efforts of sport and recreation organisations and clubs.  View the current funding programs here.

Holden - Home Ground Advantage

Holden started the Home Ground Advantage program in 2014 to help grass roots sports grow.

Got a big project?  There's $250,000 in cash grants up for grabs.

Got a little project?  Apply now to raise up to $2500.

For more information please visit and apply here.



A STARCLUB is a well-run club where quality coaches and officials work alongside valued volunteers in a safe and welcoming environment.  The STARCLUB Development Program is an initiative of the Office for Recreation & Sport and is all about continuous improvement and ongoing development.

By measuring your community group or club against the STARCLUB criteria, you are on your way to providing the best environment possible for your members and the wider community.

For more information please visit here.


V-Star is a volunteer management tool that is free and open to all community groups and clubs to participate in.  V-Star features a 5 minute analysing quiz, actions/tasks to tick and flick into an action plan and information and templates to download, edit and customize to suit your community group or club.

For more information please visit here.

Contact Details

Renmark Paringa Council

61 Eighteenth Street, Renmark  SA  5341

P  08 8580 3000

M 0455 532 966



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