About the role
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about Indigenous issues, Indigenous culture and Reconciliation. We are looking for a leader to inspire students to learn about Indigenous culture by providing them with volunteer opportunities with local communities and by driving fundraising efforts for a week-long trip in an Indigenous community.
Who are we?
Arc isn’t just any organisation. We're a dynamic and passionate group of professionals focused on providing students with the best University experience possible. This goal permeates every level of our organisation - including (and very importantly) our Clubs and Volunteering department. We are looking for someone who understands that the reason we are one of Australia’s top student organisations is our people, someone that can take ownership of this role and take our student programs to the next level.
Check out the position description for all the details but essentially what we need you to do is:
· Recruit, train, support and develop student volunteers in the area of cultural awareness and sensitivity, and fundraising and provide them with fun and engaging social opportunities;
· Liase with Nura Gili to plan and organise local volunteer opportunities and the big trip between T2 and T3.
· Writing grant applications and cold calling for sponsorship opportunities;
· Events management - Manage the organisation and execution of a variety of fundraising activities on and off campus including the annual trivia night;
· Promote the various fundraising activities on campus through a variety of social media and traditional means;
Skills & experience
To be successful for the position you will be passionate about the ideas of the program, have ideas about for what 2020 will look like for the program and what you would like to develop in yourself. You will be ready to be challenged. You will plan your work and work your plan with pride and integrity. You must be a current UNSW student to apply. In addition, you will have experience in the following essential criteria:
· High attention to detail with proven organisational skills and the ability to manage time effectively;
· Demonstrated project planning and administration skills, including experience in planning, overseeing and finalising the completion of projects to deadlines;
· Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills;
· Well-developed oral and written communication skills;
· An understanding of University student’s needs and an ability to effectively incorporate these to enable and achieve student enrichment;
· Previous involvement in other Arc or campus activities;
· Strong ethical and professional work attitude.
Additional desirable criteria:
· Experience in Walama Muru or previous involvement in other campus activities.
What We Can Offer You
• A unique opportunity to build valuable relationships with community members and shape how Walama Muru contributes to the bigger goal of Reconciliation;
• Personal and professional development opportunities for yourself including advice on writing resumes and interview technique;
• A contract term of about 40 weeks (ends mid-October);
• Average number of hours per week: 10