Volunteer at VicSRC Congress!

Applications NOW OPEN! Closed!!

To make Congress a reality we need the help of a large team of volunteers, including you! Apply online by 9pm, Wednesday 9th May 2018. 


VicSRC Congress is a three-day explosion of student voice.

Run by students, for students and attended by the Minister for Education, VicSRC Congress brings students together from all across Victoria to create solutions and take action on the issues that really matter to their education.

Delegates shape Congress in real time, taking control of the conversation incorporating a choose-your-own-adventure format. Their passions drive their voice and choice as students work together to set the agenda for education change.

Congress can't happen without our amazing crew volunteers!  This is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining tangible experience in education, facilitation, event management, back-of-house, AV, event logistics, working with young people and leading activities.

VicSRC will cover the costs of accommodation, food and transportation to and from the venue. You will be given a Congress t-shirt, show bag and be provided all materials to support you in the role. You’ll also receive a gift voucher to say thank you for supporting VicSRC and Congress! And you'll come away with unforgettable experiences.

Want to know more? Congress 2018 Volunter Info Pack (PDF)

Apply online Deadline EXTENDED TILL 9am, Monday 14 May 2018.  

Be a part of the year of Student Voice and help make #everyvoicecount


Volunteer roles

“It's completely eclipsing all of my wildest expectations.”
Congress Crew volunteer, 2016

We have five volunteer teams for people aged 18+, each with unique roles and responsibilities:

  • Team 1: The *A* Team  
    Are you a facilitator, a people person, and can create an awesome team dynamic?
    If this sounds like you we are looking for 12 volunteers to join The *A* Team! 

  • Team 2: Dream Team
    Do you enjoy creating amazing experiences for young people? Pumped about delivering skills-based and fun-focused games, workshops and activities? A night owl or an early riser? Or maybe first aid, wellbeing and team morale is more your bag? If this sounds like you, there are 12 spots on the Dream Team. 

  • Team 3: Events Team
    Are you a tech wiz? Do you get event management, AV and logistics? If this sounds like you, we are looking for 4 volunteers to join the Events Team! 

  • Team 4: Comms Team
    Are you a social media guru? A storyteller who loves to get the inside look on people and passions that drive them? If this sounds like you, we are looking for 3 volunteers to join the Comms Team! 

  • Team 5: Admin Superstars
    Are you an admin superstar? Do you love being organised and do checklists make your heart jump for joy? If this sounds like you, we are looking for 4 volunteers to join the Admin Superstars Team.  


Key dates

Volunteer applications open: 9.00am Wednesday 18th April 2018

Volunteer applications close: EXTENDED! 9am Monday 14 May 2018

Successful applicats notified: Friday 18th May 2018

Volunteer and Exec catch up (optional but recommended!): 3-4pm, Saturday 26th May 2018

Volunteer training day *COMPULSORY*: 9.30 – 1.00pm, Saturday 30th June 2018

Congress 2018: 10th, 11th, 12th July 2018

Volunteer debrief (optional but recommended!): 5.30 – 7.00pm, Thursday 19th July 2018


Packs and forms:

Congress 2018 Volunter Info Pack (PDF)

Congress 2018 Volunter Medical Form (Word)

YACVic Volunteer Code of Conduct (Word)


Apply NOW!

Apply online by the set date EXTENDED! 9am Monday 14 May 2018

You’ll be prompted to upload items during your application:

1.    A current CV

2.    Your current Working With Children Check

Note: It’s ideal if you can submit your application with all the items attached. If you can’t, let us know! If you’re selected for the Congress Crew, we will also collect a signed copy of the YACVic Volunteer Code of Conduct and the Volunteer Medical Form. 


Have you got questions? We love to chat! Please call 9267 3723  or email:   for all volunteer inquires. 


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