ID: 210993

Event Volunteer - various locations

Family Services One off - an event Melbourne VIC

About this opportunity

**Make a difference in the lives of seriously ill children and join our vibrant organisation! Ronald McDonald House Charities is an iconic charity where the volunteers really do positively impact families and their kids and we need people like you to support our mission! **

Who are we? Ronald McDonald House Charities is one of the leading Global and Australian children’s charities supporting the ever-changing needs of seriously ill children and their families. In-line with its mission, Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria & Tasmania (RMHC VIC & TAS) has dedicated more than 35 years to keeping families closer to their child with a serious illness who require treatment and support across Victoria and Tasmania.

What we're looking for:

Event Volunteer Assistant

RMHC VIC & TAS organise and participate in a number of fundraising events and activities throughout the year. These events and activities are a vital way to raise much needed funds to keep our doors open to families when they need it most.

Volunteers play a role in ensuring these events and activities run smoothly and are lots of fun for everyone involved. Volunteers join our wider team to deliver many events throughout the year including:

  • Annual Golf Day
  • Victorian Racing Carnival - Pin and Win
  • Australian Open Tennis
  • Ride for Sick Kids
  • Bunnings Sausage Sizzles
  • School holiday activities

**Who are you? **

Aside from a fun, energetic, passionate human - we are looking for someone who is inspired by our mission and actively wants to contribute to the values held by Ronald McDonald House Charities. You must be 18 years + to be an event volunteer with RMHC VIC & TAS

In each event volunteers carry out a range of roles including:

  • Setting up and setting down of an event
  • Selling raffle tickets and/or other items to raise funds for the charity
  • Helping people find their way around an event, taking names, keeping track of visitor numbers, encouraging visitors to take part and assisting with activities
  • Assisting with accommodating families on special outings, such as the Australian Open Tennis
  • Cooking and selling sausages at a Bunnings Sausage Sizzle

What is the selection and recruitment process?

Volunteers must complete an online application form and be available for a telephone interview.

What is the time commitment required?

Each event has a different time commitment as the length of the event varies.

What do we need from you?

  • contactable regularly by email – this is the way we will communicate with you
  • team players who love engaging with people
  • flexible and willing to assist with all tasks as required
  • able to show initiative and work quickly and effectively
  • able to demonstrate a commitment to our values
  • understand and practice confidentiality
  • neat and clean appearance

What compliance is required?

  • WWC
  • Police check
  • Signing and agreeing to our Code of Conduct

Is a uniform supplied?

Volunteers are supplied with a volunteer polo and an ID badge on a lanyard which must be worn when volunteering. We may also provide hats and sunscreen depending on the season.

More information:

Get in touch with our Volunteer Intake Team at [email protected] or click on the link to register your details below.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

We have some volunteers who have been with us for over 18 years, and while we don’t expect that commitment from everyone, we do want to cultivate volunteer relationships that are long-lasting! We ask for a minimum of four events or activities over a one year period. Reliable attendance is vital.

Suitable for
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Fundraising & Events

Each volunteer will receive an induction plus a specific full event briefing to each activity they have signed up to. Volunteers must complete all components of training successfully before they become an official RMHC VIC & TAS events volunteer.


Police check is covered