Wellness Volunteer & Events Coordinator

Wellness is looking for a coordinator to join the team! If you're passionate about mental health, love the idea of leading a team, and looking to challenge yourself this is the position for you!

About the role: 

Arc Wellness strives to put students’ health and happiness first. Mental health is more important than ever before and one of the best ways we can improve mental health outcomes on campus is to empower students to look out for one another. Our Wellness program is all about promoting healthy habits, developing the mental health literacy of the student community, and speaking to the unique challenges and pressures of the student experience. If you are passionate about student wellbeing, love the idea of creating awesome events for your peers, and are excited about a fast and flexible opportunity then apply now – we’ve been waiting for you!


Who are we?

Arc is the cool older sibling at UNSW. We pride ourselves on our obsession with student life because we know that the best part of going to uni is all the fun stuff you do outside the classroom. Our mission is to create the best student experience and we do that through a huge range of opportunities and services available to students online and in person. Working at Arc you’ll join a welcoming team of passionate people who believe in listening to students, working together and constantly being better. Plus there are plenty of employee perks like cake, volleyball, Arc Wellness and heaps more.

 

KEY TASKS & ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Recruit, train, and lead volunteers (Wellness Warriors) to fulfil the program objectives. 

  • Act as a mentor to volunteers to facilitate their interpersonal and professional development. 

  • Roster and organise weekly volunteer shifts as well as social and developmental opportunities for the team. 

  • Manage a team of Volunteer Leads, each with a portfolio that contributes to the overall mission of Arc Wellness. 

  • Track income and expenses and work within a set budget. 

  • Determine the strategic direction of the program and its goals for the year. 

  • Track metrics and meet targets around engagement and participation in activities.  

  • Find creative event/ activity ideas, executing them within set parameters. 

  • Plan, promote and run Wellness activities on campus and online including pop-up activations, capacity building workshops, Stress Less Week, R U OK? Day, SEXtember, and Mental Health Month events.  

  • Communicate with external vendors collaborating with the program, including clubs and societies, UNSW departments etc.  

  • Complete risk assessments, safety briefings, and other administrative tasks. 

  • Assist the Digital Coordinator in producing and sharing online content. 

Please view the full Position Description here


QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 

SELECTION CRITERIA 

  • A current UNSW student. 

  • Passionate about the primary objectives of the program.  

  • Understand university student’s needs and an ability to effectively incorporate these into the program's operations. 

  • Strong planning & organisational skills. 

  • Able to inspire and motivate others. 

  • Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and public speaking. 

  • High attention to detail with proven organisational skills and the ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines, including the ability to make decisions under pressure. 

 

Desirable: 

  • Experience in events management and/or project management. 

  • Leadership experience. 

  • Experience in engaging student participants and volunteers online and in person. 

  • Confident in front of a camera for Wellness videos. 

  • Experience working within a budget. 

 

What We Can Offer You 

  • Flexible hours to suit your Uni timetable (average of 12hrs/wk) 

  • A casual hourly rate of $27.80

  • A unique opportunity to positively impact your peers’ lives 

  • Convenient location on UNSW Kensington Campus 

  • A fun, fast and driven environment with lots of potential for learning and growth  

  • Awesome professional experience working in a sector-leading organisation 

Apply details:

Applications close on 31 May 2022, 11.59 PM. If you would like to apply, submit the following:

1. Your resume

2. A covering letter addressing the selection criteria (applications without a cover letter will not be considered)

Questions: 

For further information please email Arc Recruitment at jobs@arc.unsw.edu.au

Apply NOW!

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