Join the VU Vollies program in 2014

Be part of something big - join the VU Vollies and participate in volunteer activities across the University and broader community.

Vollies fulfil a number of roles from creating community projects, promoting and designing student media, organising and delivering events, welcoming new students and managing key projects. The program is a great way to:

  • develop personally and professionally
  • make new friends and connect with students from different campuses and backgrounds
  • increase future job prospects with new skills
  • have fun!

Alongside our Student Life team, you'll help deliver amazing events throughout the year.

Activities Vollies are involved in

Vollies fulfil a number of roles, for example:

  • organising and delivering events
  • creating community projects
  • promoting and designing student media
  • welcoming new students
  • managing key projects.

A major part of being part of the Vollies is to assist at Orientation events where you could be asked to: 

  • lead campus and district tours
  • assist with serving lunches
  • oversee the safe use of entertainment and rides
  • direct network and icebreaker activities
  • answer any general enquiries
  • make sure all our new students feel welcome and have an enjoyable Orientation experience.

Vollies also have the chance to help deliver some amazing events alongside the Student Life team during the year, including Youth Week, Multicultural Week and the Live Well Health Festival.

You'll also be able to volunteer at the VU’s biggest, award winning volunteer day, V4U and have access to the Student Leadership Program where you can attend conferences, workshops and apply for awards.

Benefits of being a Vollie

There are so many wonderful reasons why you should be a Vollie. You'll get to:

  • connect with students from different campuses and backgrounds;
  • make new friends and networks
  • develop personally and professionally
  • gain skills to increase future job prospects
  • access exclusive membership to the Vollies Social Club, with invites to at least four events per year
  • receive recognition for your contribution.

Register now

Register to become a Vollie and receive regular updates on a wide range of volunteering opportunities. For more information please email us at [email protected].

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