About this opportunity
- A resident of the state you are in
- Sensitivity and discretion in dealing with personal information
- An understanding of recruitment and/or volunteer management
- Strong project management skills
- Knowledge of GovHack or a similar large scale Hackathon
- Ability to identify and approach sponsors
- Proven leadership skills
- Proven time management skills
- Previous experience using the Google Suite
- Strong teamwork skills
The first phase of the role will involve recruiting the state team, getting yourself ready for the year and familiarising with GovHack processes (Feb-March). It is then expected you will have regular meetings with your regional team to manage all activities, along with attending meetings with the National team. You will be securing local sponsors and events
The busiest period (May – Sep) involves planning and delivering all state events and supporting local event teams and promoting GovHack.
Connections– Normally a month prior to the competition weekend, provides an introduction to the sponsors for the coming competition and the data sets available. (This might be via a Zoom presentation or a live function) **Competition Weekend **– assist in the set up and delivery of events across the state from the Friday 20th Aug to Sunday 22th Aug State Awards- secure sponsorship and venue for an awards presentation approx one month after the competition weekend.
The time commitment required over the duration of the year will differ greatly depending on the phase of the project, however, it is anticipated that a minimum of 5 – 8 hours a week will be required.Suitable for
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Skilled Volunteers
- Fundraising & Events
- IT & Web Development
The Regional Lead is responsible for their Regional Operations Team (ROT) but will be provided with support and assistance from the International Operations Team.