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Community Fundraising Event Volunteer

Brisbane Racing, Ascot, QLD

October 10 - December 26, 2020

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Purpose

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist us at the Brisbane Racing Club in Ascot, QLD. Volunteers will be assisting our Community Fundraising Coordinator at our stands at the event to raise awareness and help raise vital funds for people living with or affected by kidney disease in Australia. This will be a very fun event and we would love you to join us on the day.

Event dates available for Volunteers:

  • Saturday 10 October, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 17 October, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 24 October, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 31 October, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Tuesday 3 November, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 14 November, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 5 December, Doomben Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 12 December, Eagle Farm Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 19 December, Eagle Farm Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Saturday 26 December, Eagle Farm Racecourse, 10.00am - 2.00pm

Time commitment

Multiple dates are available, please let us know in your application which date(s) you would like to assist with. Volunteers will be required from 10am - 2pm on the day of the event.

Responsibilities and tasks: 

  • Representing Kidney Health Australia at the stand – We will provide you with information to answer any tricky questions
  • Engaging with the race day attendees and asking for their kind donations to support those living with kidney disease in Australia
  • Carrying money tins around and collecting donations from race day attendees

Qualifications and skills:

  • Friendly and easy going
  • Comfortable in large excited crowds
  • Confident talking to racegoers
  • Comfortable engaging people to ask for their donations
  • Must be able to stand for a long period of time
  • Empathy and understanding of the issues experienced by people who have or are affected by kidney disease 

Training and Support  

  • We will provide you with what you need to know about Kidney Health Australia before the event and information to support you on the day
  • A coordinator will be there on the day to help answer any questions and provide you with any merchandise or equipment to perform your role

Volunteers will be required to arrange their own transport to and from the event.

You will be provided with a t-shirt to wear on the day and lunch will be provided. As you will be on your feet for much of the day, we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes and attire on the day.

Background checks  

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for our employees and volunteers.

To ensure we are recruiting dedicated and professional volunteers who have the skills and experience appropriate for this role, we will conduct a phone interview prior to the event and provide you with all the information that you need to know.

For more information contact 1800 454 363 or email volunteering@kidney.org.au 

Apply for this position now!