Ambassadors

VicSRC Ambassadors

Do you want to learn about student voice, create change with students across Victoria and have the opportunity to represent VicSRC? Then VicSRC Ambassadors is for you!

VicSRC Ambassadors are secondary school students from all over Victoria who come together to create real, student-led change in their communities based on the 2020 VicSRC Congress priorities.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN NOW

There are around 50 places for Ambassadors in 2021. To make things fair, we have a limit of 2 Ambassadors per school.

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.

Portrait of VicSRC Executive Committee member Sonany standing against a predominantly red artwork

Being on the Ambassadors has helped me build my confidence and has genuinely changed my life

- Naufal -

What Ambassadors do

What your year as an Ambassador will look like:

  • Attend regular online meetings with all VicSRC Ambassadors (potential for some in-person meetings dependent on social distancing restrictions)
  • Work with an Action Team of Ambassadors to plan and implement actions in your school on your chosen issue from the Congress priorities
  • Learn about student voice, advocacy and creating change!
  • Represent VicSRC at your school
  • Represent VicSRC and students at different education events throughout the year (optional)

What VicSRC Ambassadors commit to:

  • Attending regular online meetings with all Ambassadors
  • Organising regular catch-ups with your Action Team
  • Learning about student voice, advocacy and creating change!
  • Regularly reporting back to VicSRC on how your projects are going
  • Reading and replying to commuication from other Ambassadors and VicSRC students and staff via email and Microsoft Teams

FAQs

That’s great, you’ve come to the right spot! Ambassadors is perfect for students who are new to student voice. We’ll help you learn along the way.

Absolutely! We’re committed to making Ambassadors as accessible as possible for 2021. We will do most of our meetings and communication online. If there are opportunities to attend meetings or events in Melbourne, we will reimburse any travel costs for regional and rural student so you won’t be financially impacted.

We ask Ambassadors to commit 1-2 hours per week to their Ambassadors work. This might be attending meetings, planning actions, talking to people at your school, or reporting back to VicSRC about what’s happening! The dates for the whole-team Ambassadors meetings are currently:

  • Saturday 20th February
  • Tuesday 13th of April (school holidays
  • Tuesday 29th June (school holidays)
  • Tuesday 19th June (school holidays)
  • Tuesday 21st September (school holidays)
  • November/December dates TBC

The times for the meetings will be set depending on Ambassadors’ preferences.

Definitely! We will give you all the background information you need to hit the ground running. Ambassadors is perfect for people who are new to VicSRC and student voice.

Unfortunately, only 2 people from each school can join the Ambassadors each year. This is to make it fair for everyone. We will look at each student’s application carefully and contact you with our decision.

Applications will close at 9am on Friday 29th January 2021.

Contact us


Our Community House
552 Victoria Street,
North Melbourne
VICTORIA, 3051

General inquiries

[email protected]
0411 679 050


Media inquiries

[email protected]
0488 700 138