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  • Monash Graduate Association logo

    MGA Free Bread at Clayton - 27 June [Thursday] 10:30-11:30

    Monash Graduate Association

    This opportunity takes place on 27 Jun 2024 Applications closed on 21 Jun.

    We are looking for 4 volunteers to help out with the Free Bread at Clayton. We have been doing free bread for students for the last year in partnership with the Friends of the Children Foundation. As the demand has been high, we are looking to increase our delivery and to push out more bread.

    Free Bread @ Clayton - Thursdays 10:30-12:30 (4 Vols)

    We are looking for 4 volunteers to help out with the Free Bread at Clayton. We have been doing free bread for students for the last year in partnership with the Friends of the Children Foundation. As the demand has been high, we are looking to increase our delivery and to push out more bread. Volunteers will be expected to do the following: 

    • Assist with the delivery of the event 
    • Assist with serving bread to the students
    • Assist with breakdown of event
    • Engaging with students

    • On CampusClayton Campus, On Campus
    • EventEvent
    • WelfareFree Bread
  • Monash Graduate Association logo

    MGA Free Bread at Clayton - 4 July [Thursday] 10:30-11:30

    Monash Graduate Association

    This opportunity takes place on 04 Jul 2024 Closing date for applications is 28 Jun.

    We are looking for 4 volunteers to help out with the Free Bread at Clayton. We have been doing free bread for students for the last year in partnership with the Friends of the Children Foundation. As the demand has been high, we are looking to increase our delivery and to push out more bread.

    Free Bread @ Clayton - Thursdays 10:30-12:30 (4 Vols)

    We are looking for 4 volunteers to help out with the Free Bread at Clayton. We have been doing free bread for students for the last year in partnership with the Friends of the Children Foundation. As the demand has been high, we are looking to increase our delivery and to push out more bread. Volunteers will be expected to do the following: 

    • Assist with the delivery of the event 
    • Assist with serving bread to the students
    • Assist with breakdown of event
    • Engaging with students

    • On CampusClayton Campus, On Campus
    • EventEvent
    • WelfareFree Bread
  • MGA Leadership Program logo

    MGA Leadership Program - General Event Leader Semester 2

    MGA Leadership Program

    This opportunity takes place between 01 Jul 2024 and 31 Oct 2024 Closing date for applications is 12 Jul.

    As a General Event Leader, you will have the exciting opportunity to help lead a variety of community-focused events, ranging from our Free Lunches and Free Bread distributions to Pause & Plays and other unique initiatives. Your role will be essential in ensuring the success and smooth execution of these events, fostering a positive and supportive atmosphere for both volunteers and attendees.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Event Coordination: You will work closely with an MGA Staff member to ensure that the event runs smoothly. This may be arriving early to help gather merchandise or coordinating with the MGA Staff member to greet volunteers.
    • Volunteer Coordination: You will coordinate with the volunteers to assit with the event. Tasks may include assigning roles, providing instructions, and fostering a positive and inclusive volunteer environment.
    • Setup and Organization: You will be responsible for preparing the event venue, ensuring it is welcoming and well-organized. This may involve moving some furniture, signage, and getting packaging materials. You may also report to the Volunteer Coordinator if there is a need for new supplies.
    • Activity Oversight: During events, you will assist in overseeing various activities, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently. This may involve managing food distribution, facilitating interactive sessions, and addressing any issues that arise.
    • Community Engagement: You will interact with attendees, providing information and support as needed. Your role is to create a positive and inclusive environment, fostering a sense of community and belonging.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong leadership and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and events.
    • Excellent communication abilities and a talent for working collaboratively with diverse groups of people.
    • Flexibility and adaptability to handle different types of events and changing circumstances.
    • Passion for community service and a commitment to making a positive impact.
    • Has volunteered in a previous event (prefferred but not required). 

    Time Commitments:

    You must commit to at least four events throughout the semester. 

    You may also be invited to help lead other events. 

     

    This volunteer leadership role offers a versatile and fulfilling opportunity to contribute to a wide range of community events, making a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. If you are passionate about leading with compassion and fostering community spirit, we invite you to join us as a General Event Leader. Together, we can create memorable and impactful experiences for all.

     

    Interview Process: 

    Once you've applied, please fill out the Google Form Application. 

    • On CampusClayton Campus, On Campus
    • Leadership ProgramFree Bread Leader, Leadership Program
    • WelfareFree Bread
  • MGA Leadership Program logo

    MGA Leadership Program - Orientation Leader - General

    MGA Leadership Program

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Jul 2024 and 17 Jul 2024 Closing date for applications is 05 Jul.

    As an Orientation Leader, you will be at the forefront of welcoming new students and helping them navigate their first experiences within our community. Your main responsibility will be managing our Orientation Hub booth, ensuring it is a vibrant and welcoming space for all. Your role will be pivotal in providing information, distributing merchandise, and creating a friendly and inclusive atmosphere for new students.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Booth Management: You will oversee the setup, organization, and maintenance of the Orientation Hub booth, ensuring it is well-stocked with merchandise, informational materials, and other resources. Your attention to detail will ensure the booth remains an inviting and efficient space.

    • Merchandise Distribution: You will be responsible for giving away branded merchandise to students, keeping track of inventory, and ensuring fair and equitable distribution of items. Your enthusiasm will help create a positive and memorable first impression.

    • Student Engagement: You will interact with new students, providing them with information about the orientation schedule, campus resources, and answering any questions they may have. Your friendly and approachable demeanor will help students feel welcome and supported.

    • Volunteer Coordination: Delegate tasks based on their skills and interests, provide clear instructions, and ensure volunteers are well-informed and motivated.

    • Information Dissemination: You will keep up-to-date with the latest orientation information and ensure that students receive accurate and timely updates. This includes being knowledgeable about campus facilities, services, and events.

    • Community Building: You will play a key role in fostering a sense of community among new students by encouraging participation in orientation activities and creating a supportive and inclusive environment.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a passion for helping others.
    • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail.
    • Friendly, approachable, and enthusiastic personality.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and remain flexible in a dynamic environment.
    • Experience in volunteer coordination or team leadership (preferred but not required).
    • Knowledge of campus resources and services (preferred but not required).

    Time Commitments:

    You must be able to commit to two out of the three orientation days. 

    You may also be invited to help lead other events. 

     

    This volunteer leadership role offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the orientation experience for new students. If you are passionate about welcoming others and helping them feel at home, we encourage you to join us as an Orientation Leader. Together, we can create a warm and inclusive community for all new members.

     

    Interview Process: 

    Once you've applied, please fill out the Google Form Application. 

    • On CampusClayton Campus, On Campus
    • Leadership ProgramFree Bread Leader, Leadership Program
    • WelfareFree Bread
  • MGA Leadership Program logo

    MGA Leadership Program - Orientation Leader - Tours

    MGA Leadership Program

    This opportunity takes place between 15 Jul 2024 and 17 Jul 2024 Closing date for applications is 05 Jul.

    As an Orientation Tours Leader, you will play a crucial role in introducing new students to our campus, helping them feel comfortable and informed as they begin their journey with us. Your primary responsibilities will include giving engaging campus tours and coordinating volunteers to assist on tour days, ensuring a seamless and informative experience for all participants.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Tour Coordination: Assist with organizing the campus tours.
    • Volunteer Coordination: Checking in volunteers and provide them any necessary information on the day. Creating small tour groups and sending them off with their volunteer tour guide. 
    • Leading Tours: Personally lead campus tours, providing new students with essential information about key locations, campus resources, and services. Your knowledge and enthusiasm will help create a welcoming and informative experience.
    • Community Building: Foster a sense of community and belonging among new students by encouraging questions, facilitating introductions, and promoting engagement with campus activities and services.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a passion for helping others.
    • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail.
    • Friendly, approachable, and enthusiastic personality.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and remain flexible in a dynamic environment.
    • Experience in volunteer coordination or team leadership (preferred but not required).
    • Knowledge of campus resources and services (preferred but not required).

    Time Commitments:

    You must be able to commit to two out of the three orientation days. 

    You may also be invited to help lead other events. 

     

    This volunteer leadership role offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the orientation experience for new students. If you are passionate about welcoming others, sharing your knowledge, and helping them feel at home, we encourage you to join us as an Orientation Tours Leader. Together, we can create a warm and inclusive community for all new members.

     

    Interview Process: 

    Once you've applied, please fill out the Google Form Application. 

    • On CampusClayton Campus, On Campus
    • Leadership ProgramFree Bread Leader, Leadership Program
    • WelfareFree Bread
  • Monash Graduate Association logo

    MGA Volunteering - St Kilda Mums - Community Outreach - 12 July (9:30AM-1PM)

    Monash Graduate Association

    This opportunity takes place on 12 Jul 2024 Closing date for applications is 05 Jul.

    Each month the MGA sends a group of 10 students to go to St Kilda Mums. St Kilda Mums assists mothers in need by getting various donated goods, cleaning the goods and redelivering the goods back out to those in need.

    If you are interested in volunteering, you would do the following:

    • Cleaning baby equipment such as prams and baby bouncers
    • Sorting baby clothes
    • Sorting baby toys 

    • On CampusOff-Campus Site (MMC, Alfred, Hudson)
    • Community OutreachCommunity Outreach, St Kilda Mums
    • WelfareWelfare
  • Monash Graduate Association logo

    HDR Trivia Night - Battle of the Brains - 15 June (3:00-9:00PM)

    Monash Graduate Association

    This opportunity takes place on 27 Jun 2024 Applications closed on 21 Jun.

    Each year the MGA hosts our annual HDR Trivia Night. Volunteers help with the delivery of the event. Preference for volunteers for this event will be to those who have a valid RSA certificate. However, if you don't have one and are still interested, please sign up anyways.

    We are looking for up to 10 volunteers to do the following: 

    • Set up and breakdown of the event
    • Serving food 
    • Check-in 
    • Serving drinks 

    • On CampusClayton Campus, On Campus
    • EventEvent, Social
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The Monash Graduate Association (MGA) is the representative body for all graduate research and coursework students enrolled at Monash University. So, what sets us apart from the University services? The MGA is an independent, not-for-profit association governed by graduate students, for graduate students. Our primary aim is to be there for you! If you can’t find what you are looking for, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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