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Service provider organisation—full-time equivalent staff (volunteer/unpaid), total N[NNN{.N}]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFull-time equivalent volunteer/unpaid staff
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270214
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
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The aggregate full time equivalent staff units for all volunteer/unpaid staff.

Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—full-time equivalent staff

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN{.N}]
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Unit of measure:Help on this termFull-time equivalent (FTE) staff
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term1

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The ordinary time hours normally worked may differ according to the type of work a volunteer is doing. The hours under the relevant award or agreement should be used if known. If the relevant award or agreement staff hours for an occupation is not known, or the volunteer is undertaking a variety of tasks, 38 hours per week should be used as a substitute.

Example:

A volunteer kitchen hand works 10 hours over a week. The relevant award specifies that a full time kitchen hand usually works 38 hours in a week.

Full time equivalent staff units = 10/38 = 0.263 (for that person for a week) This number would then be added to the full time equivalent staff units for all other staff and the number rounded to one decimal place.

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This metadata item is not intended to be a completely accurate calculation of staff hours, but a general indication of the number of volunteer hours an agency is staffed.

This metadata item may be calculated over weeks, fortnights, months or an annual basis.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Full-time equivalent volunteer/unpaid staff, version 1, DE, NCSDD, NCSIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.9 KB)

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