Community volunteering

Are you interested in helping the community and working in a team? Or do you have limited time and just want to volunteer at one-off events?

The Community Volunteering Program provides opportunities to students to undertake a range of projects and activities for community organisations. As a team you can assist with events such as: City-Bay Fun Run, Cancer Council's Daffodil Day and International Women’s Day just to name a few.

View the comprehensive list below for community volunteering opportunities. Make sure you read the "who can apply?" section of each role before applying.

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  • Event volunteer for City-Bay Post Race (APPLICATIONS CLOSED)

    Since 2015, the University and AU Sports have registered a team in the annual City-Bay fun run which attracts around 350 AU Sports and UoA participants. After the participants have completed either the 3km, 6km or 12km run/walk they are invited to the University's Post Race Tent at Wigley Reserve, Glenelg. Volunteers are required from 7.30 am – 12.00 pm on Sunday 15 September. Volunteers will be provided with a UoA volunteer T-shirt, refreshments and transport to the event.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with set up and pack down
    • Assist with cooking, serving and stocking of post-race refreshments
    • Welcome and cheer participants as they arrive
    • Attend an induction prior to the event
    • Adhere to the manual handling procedures and HWS policy

    Who can apply?

    To apply through the Community Volunteering Program, applicants must be current students with a positive and friendly personality. You must have effective communication skills and some customer service experience. As a representative of the University's Community Volunteering Program you must be respectful, professional, enthusiastic, punctual, reliable and have the ability to engage with others from diverse backgrounds. Volunteering hours can be recognised through the Adelaide Graduate Award on evidence of volunteering.

    Does this position interest you?

    Please complete the Community Volunteering Program application form or contact Kerry James on 08 8313 3354 or volunteer@adelaide.edu.au.