Event Assistants - Volunteer

ID: 118306
  • Animal Welfare
  • Regular - more than 6 months
  • Across: Southport, QLD; Underwood, QLD; Nerang, QLD; Mermaid Beach, QLD;

About this opportunity

About Us
Furry Friends Animal Rescue QLD (FFARQ) is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes animal welfare by providing temporary foster homes for homeless pets, adopting them to qualified homes and reducing overpopulation through the desexing of all animals.

Furry Friends operates remotely, with animals being carefully placed with volunteer Foster Carers until they are adopted rather than operating a traditional shelter model.

Key Responsibilities
Interact with the public and provide customer service
Assist Event Planners with pre-event activities such as the provision of food, event set up and post-event activities such as disassembly and clean up
Ensure food safety stanards are met
Cash handling as required.
Work solo and within a team
Able to advance and articulate the organisation’s key causes
Training will be provided.

Commitment Required
You will need to put in approximately 2-4 hours per event for a minimum commitment of 6 months, events will typically be held over the weekend. Your contact details will be stored on a database, to be notified of upcoming events to confirm availability.

As this role is dependent on co-ordination, it is desirable that you would have:
• Reliable computer
• Reliable mobile phone
• Reliable internet and antivirus
• Facebook account (to see the wonderful work that we do)

Good for

  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers

Additional requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
Desirable Experience and Skills

Some experience in customer service, F&B, events and administration is preferred but not essential.
Meticulous and careful with handling money
Attention to detail

Key Qualifications
. Qualifications in marketing, fundraising, or events desirable but not essential.

Volunteer Characteristics
Honesty and Reliability - You will be working on your own as a virtual volunteer with little supervision, so your integrity is important.

Respect for others and their time - Everyone is going above and beyond their usual responsibilities to volunteer so be respectful.

A passion to contribute and commit to this role.
Time required

Ongoing. Details will be stored on a database to be notified of upcoming events to confirm availability. Approximately 4 hours some weekends.

Interested in
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Fundraising & Events