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Volunteer Opportunity: Events Team Member

About The Role 

Vets for Climate Action (VfCA) is an animal-centred, vision-led and impact-driven organisation. VfCA is leading the Australian veterinary and animal care industry into a future where animals, the industry, our communities and the natural world are thriving. 

We value our volunteers who bring unique knowledge, skills and experience to support, guide and assist VfCA in key areas, like communications. 

We are seeking enthusiastic and organised individuals to join our team as Events Volunteers. As an Events Volunteer, you will play a crucial role in helping us plan, coordinate, and execute our organisation's events. This is a dynamic and rewarding opportunity to contribute to our mission and engage with our community. This is a remote, volunteer position with occasional on-site event support required.

This is a remote, volunteer position with flexible hours.

Responsibilities

As an Events Team Volunteer at Vets for Climate Action, you may be asked to:

  1. Help with logistics such as equipment setup.
  2. Support marketing and promotion efforts for events
  3. Assist with event registration, check-in, and attendee engagement.
  4. Help coordinate volunteers and delegate tasks during events.
  5. Provide on-site support during events.
  6. Assist with post-event activities such as gathering feedback, compiling attendee lists, and cleaning up the event space.
  7. Setting up an event table at events with posters, banners, information QR codes.
  8. Talking/communicating with people at events.
  9. Collecting data such as names, emails, and contact details of event attendees.
  10. Ability to work autonomously with own initiative.
  11. Commitment to work in compliance with policies and procedures.

About you

  • You may have previous experience working in the veterinary or animal care sector, or with an advocacy organisation
  • You have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively 
  • You can commit to volunteering some time at events in your city/town 
  • You are passionate about action on climate and helping to drive positive change 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate with volunteers and staff.
  • Previous experience in event planning, hospitality, or customer service is a plus, but not required.
  • Willingness to occasionally work evenings and weekends as needed for events.

 Support That VfCA Will Provide

  • Training in any necessary skills (e.g. event set up, public speaking regarding VfCA information, policies, and and purpose. 
  • All volunteers are reimbursed for travel expenses and parking fees.
  • Training in any necessary skills (e.g. media training through CMC).
  • A thorough induction process (please note you will be required to undertake the volunteer induction process and sign our Volunteer Agreement). 
  • Training in any necessary skills (e.g. media training through CMC).
  • Practical and logistical support from Programs Lead, Team Leaders, fellow volunteers and other VfCA staff.

How to Apply

We value diverse experiences and perspectives to strengthen our team, strategies, and movement. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people from culturally, racially and gender diverse backgrounds, parents and carers from all types of families, and people living anywhere in Australia to get involved. 

To apply for the Events Volunteer position, please send a resume and brief cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience to Clare at [email protected]. If you have any questions about the position, feel free to reach out to [email protected].

WHEN
May 31, 2024 at 6:00pm -
WHERE
Online
Online
Australia
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CONTACT
Clare ·

Will you come?