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Recruitment and Office Administration Volunteer - North Melbourne

Apply now Role no: 495309
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: 4 hours per week
Location: Melbourne

  • Support the recruitment, on-boarding, training and development of the new intake of Red Cross Victorian Emergency Services Volunteers
  • On-going role, with a minimum time commitment of 4 hours per week
  • North Melbourne location

The program

Red Cross has been responding to emergencies and providing humanitarian assistance in Australia since 1914. We are committed to strengthening and extending our emergency aid services to assist all Australians to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.

Working in the North Melbourne office, you will be committed to supporting the Workforce team with the recruitment, on-boarding, training and development of our new intake of Emergency Service volunteers across Victoria.
You will also have the opportunity to support our Volunteer Leadership Team by building their capacity and capability to lead their Divisions and Teams, as well as gain access to Red Cross training opportunities in psychological first aid, preparedness and recovery activities.

The opportunity

You will need to be reliable, possess good interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds.

Further to this, you will have the following mind set and skills:

  • A passion to volunteer for a humanitarian organisation
  • A high level of computer literacy and confidence in navigating computer-based information systems
  • Strong ability to interpret and communicate information effectively, particularly with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A commitment to Red Cross’ seven fundamental principles – humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Initial induction training will be provided, as well as specific systems and process training.
As a Red Cross Emergency Services volunteer, you will have many opportunities for additional training and leadership development as well.

The impact

As an Emergency Services volunteer, you’ll be helping to improve the lives of vulnerable people across Victoria before, during and after an emergency. You’ll support our largest intake of new volunteers, helping to shape the future of Red Cross Emergency Services. You will be making an incredibly valuable contribution with impact that reaches across the state, supporting our volunteers who make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable people in our communities.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Josh Owies on 1800 232 969 during business hours only.
Red Cross is committed to building long-term and respectful partnerships by working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations to determine and lead their own solutions. To support this commitment, Red Cross is determined to build our capacities through meaningful and rewarding employment and volunteering opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Role description - Download File Volunteer Role Description - Recruitment & Administration Volunteer.pdf

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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