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Definition

The total number of hours actually worked by all volunteer/unpaid staff in a service provider organisation.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Comments

Guide for use:
This data element describes the actual staff hours worked by volunteers during the reporting period, not the rostered hours or full-time equivalent staff.

Context:
To assist in the analysis of staffing inputs and to enable a comparison of the staffing requirements of different service types. It is important to include volunteers due to the significant contribution they make within many organisations.

Origin:
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2002. Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement National Minimum Data Set collection: Data guide-data items and definitions 2002-03. Canberra: AIHW

References

Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement National Minimum Data Set (CSTDA NMDS) collection. Data Guide: data items and definitions 2006-07.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.

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