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Volunteer Program | Smart Flexibility

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Volunteer at RMIT Design Hub as part of upcoming exhibition Smart Flexibility: Advanced Materials and Technologies . Volunteers play an important role at the Design Hub, they are the public face of our building and assist with the day-to-day running of our public spaces. Volunteers at the Design Hub will gain valuable skills, develop new networks and gain new knowledge into a broad range of design fields.

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet visitors and provide directions

  • Provide visitors with information about the Design Hub and specific exhibitions and programs

  • Assist with building and exhibition tours

  • Gallery sitting and security

  • Maintenance of the presentation of public spaces

  • General event operations support (some out of hours)

  • Assist with exhibition installations and deinstallation

  • Administrative duties as required

TIME REQUIREMENTS

This program requires availability of one shift per week, 11am - 3pm Tuesday - Friday or Saturday 12 - 4pm for the duration of the exhibition, Friday 24 July - Sunday 9 August.  There are also two Sunday shifts available: 26 July and 9 August. 

BENEFITS

  • Skills development

  • Network development

  • Written references where appropriate

  • Design knowledge growth

  • Invitations to openings and special events

To apply, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form and email a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and motivation by COB Monday 13 July* to RMIT Design Hub Exhibition Assistants:

Audrey Thomas-Hayes
audrey.thomas-hayes@rmit.edu.au 

Kate Riggs 
kate.riggs@rmit.edu.au

* Please note: the deadline for volunteer applications has been extended to COB Friday 17 July. 

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