Volunteer Army

Volunteer Army

The Volunteer Army is a Volunteering and Professional Development Program run by Arc Student Development, which aims to engage student volunteers with opportunities through our partner non-profit organisations.

Volunteers who contribute twenty hours in a year through any combination of Volunteer Army Service Opportunities are eligible for recognition on their Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS).

Responsibilities

Volunteers work on a variety of events throughout the semester, including helping run games, large university events and charity drives.

How to get involved

Apply online.

Positions

  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Events Coordinator
  • Cadet Volunteer
  • Volunteer

Training

Training is provided for each activity, whether by Arc or an external Not-for-Profit Organisation.

Duration

This program is extremely flexible and operates year round.


Accreditation

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Community volunteering

Provider of activity

Arc @ UNSW

Interest area

Fundraising & events, Sport, outdoor & physical activities, Youth work

Skills required and/or developed

Critical & analytical thinking, Event & project management, Interpersonal & communication, Leadership, Organisational & time management, Problem solving & practical skills, Team work & networking


Contacts and more information

Provider

Arc @ UNSW

Contact

Volunteer Army Coordinator

Email

volunteers@arc.unsw.edu.au

Visit

https://www.arc.unsw.edu.au/join

Phone

02 9385 7700

For more information about co-curricular activities see UNSW Advantage.