Volunteer Officer Internship Opportuinity – The Pack @UTS

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 12:00

Job Description:

*Applications for Volunteer Officer has now closed. Thank you to all those who applied.*

The position of Volunteer Officer for ActivateUTS is an unpaid internship that includes a wide variety of roles. First and foremost you are the direct contact between the students volunteering, and the event’s organisers. Your main duty is to ensure that the volunteers are being well looked after and are able to complete the jobs they are assigned. It is important that you are somewhat technologically savvy, and are able to learn processes through Google Drive as well as through Microsoft Office. You will be expected to maintain the volunteer database and create event work schedules for volunteers. You are also the go to person for event organisers to help them satisfy their event volunteering needs. This role will differ depending on the event but can involve liaising with internal UTS event’s organisers to create job lists and organise shifts, to simply promoting volunteer opportunities for external events. You will interact with volunteers through many different mediums and are expected to maintain a social presence on Facebook. Throughout the summer program, you will also be able to assist in the planning of many of the events for early next year at UTS.

To be successful in this internship it is essential that you have great people skills and are able to adjust to new situations. It is a fun and interesting position that puts you into contact with a variety of different people from volunteer students, to event organisers.

Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community and meet new people from all different countries. It allows you to create amazing memories and have fun while giving a helping hand.

Successful Candidates should demonstrate the following selection criteria:

  • Be a current student at the University of Technology, Sydney
  • Have excellent written a verbal skills
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Have excellent computer skills- including Google Docs / Forms/ Spreadsheets (or willing to learn), Microsoft Office and social media
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ActivateUTS
  • Demonstrate knowledge of UTS
  • Be organised and willing to learn new skills
  • Willing to complete 240 hours of internship


How to apply:

Applications close: 12pm Monday, 31st August 2015

Out of consideration to other applicants, we cannot guarantee that applications received after the closing time will be considered, so we strongly suggest you give yourself ample time to submit your application electronically.

Complete the Application Form & Submit online

You are advised to complete your application with the awareness that these events take place on and in venues which have significant environmental and heritage considerations in place.

Your application material will be kept on file and not returned to you. If we have your material on file we may refer to and/or consider you for other roles. Please indicate if you would prefer that we not keep your material on file.

If you have difficulty submitting your application or if you have any questions regarding the position please email the Clubs and Events Officer Leonie.hunjak@uts.edu.au

Interview Process

Short-listed applicants must be available for an interview of approximately 15 minutes duration on a date between the 31st August to Thursday 3rd September 2015. Please indicate your availabilities on the application form when applying. Applicants will receive notification of the Activate UTS’s decision as soon as possible after that date.