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About the role

Community Volunteering Ambassadors are passionate volunteers who support and promote community participation and inclusion through volunteering. 

Key tasks and responsibilities of Ambassadors include:

  • attending events hosted by the Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre (BVRC), Council and local community organisations to advocate for diversity, inclusion and volunteer participation
  • supporting the running and promotion of BVRC events including the Boroondara Volunteer Expo, National Volunteer Week and International Volunteer Day
  • attending meetings every 2 months to share insights on volunteer interests and concerns
  • fostering connections with potential volunteers from diverse backgrounds.

Role of an Ambassador

  • Be a voice for change and inclusivity in the volunteering sector.
  • Develop skills in leadership, mentoring, community support and event management.
  • Network and make professional and social connections.

Eligibility requirements

Ambassadors are community members who are passionate about improving outcomes for their community and addressing barriers to volunteer participation.

Selection is based on previous and current volunteering experience and capacity to commit to the program's key tasks and responsibilities.

Ambassadors must:

  • live, study or volunteer in Boroondara
  • be 18 years of age or older
  • identify as at least one of the following:
    • aged between 18 and 25
    • aged 65 or older
    • a newly arrived migrant. 

Please note that registrations are currently closed.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the Program or want to be informed about future openings, please contact us:

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