Current Volunteer Opportunities

STEP 1: Become a 2022 MSA Volunteer

Before you apply, please ensure you are registered as a 2022 MSA Volunteer. Any volunteers who apply from the 6th of September and beyond are considered 2022 MSA Volunteers. We ask our volunteers to apply each year to keep our database current.


STEP 2: Current Volunteer Opportunities Available

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MSA Camps & Events (July Leadership & Events Program)

We are looking for volunteers to help us run one of the oldest leadership and events program at Monash: MSA Camps and Events. Established in 1974, we run safe and fun social events for new and returning Monash students. Events vary from Scavenger Hunts and Moonlight Cinemas to Orientation Camps and bar nights. 

What is the volunteer expected to do? Help leaders run social events for students. Occationally we will also ask you to like posts on our socials.

When? Events will run during July. Check out our Semester Two Calendar (please note that some events are TBA)

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Someone who is keen to meet new people and help new students meet new people.

Volunteer Rewards: Varies on the task and event

Interested? Check out the calendar of events (linked above) and Apply Here

For more information go to the MSA Camps and Events webpage

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The Generator Ambassadors: Applications Open 

We are on the hunt for individuals that are passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship and engaging in the community.

We’re keen to speak with you if:

  • You’re keen to develop transferable skills in facilitation, events planning and communication.
  • You’re outgoing and willing to speak about The Generator in public.
  • You want to learn more about innovation and startups
  • You can attend events and activities in person and online.
Apply now, or feel free to get in contact with Lloyd Gordon for more details.
*This is not an MSA Volunteering initiative and therefore no volunteer points can be logged for this activity.
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Semester 2 MSA Information booth: Week 0 - 2

We will be running the MSA Information booth from week 0 to week 2. 

Volunteers will help answer general questions and help run a promo spinning wheel where students can win prizes.

Reward Points: Volunteers will receive 2 points per hour 

Interested? Please add your name to the Week 0-2 roster

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Week 0 Campus Tours 

Campus Tours will run during week 0 of Semester 2. 

They will run between 10am-1pm from Monday to Wednesday.

If you are available to volunteer, please add your name to the Week 0 roster

Reward Points: 

2 points per hour on your First day of volunteering

3 points per hour for your Second, Third day of volunteering

Training: On Campus training will be provided in July. We need to ensure everyone is trained so we will accommodate your needs as much as we can.

Want to be a Campus Tour Leader? Want to mentor new campus tour guides? Be the one on the ground answering questions and coordinating tours? Email us at: msa-volunteering@monash.edu

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Ask Me Ambassador

Ask me Ambassadors are a group of student leaders  responsible for all things information. From Campus Tours, Information booths, Surveys and chat sessions. 

Its an excellent program for students who would like to work on their communication and help others. For more information and Apply, visit our website

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MSA Volunteer Lounge Socials

We are looking for volunteers to help host small events in the volunteer lounge to get volunteers acquainted with the space. Pre-COVID, the lounge was the place to socialise, game, and study, and we would love for our amazing volunteers to use the space more.

We are looking for students who are experienced in social media promotion, small to medium-sized events and who are skilled at small talk and hosting. 

Volunteer Rewards: 1 point per hour for planning and 2 points per hour for events

Interested? If you think this sounds like you, let us know by emailing us at msa-volunteering@monash.edu

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MSA Weekly Walking Club

We are looking for volunteers to help host the MSA Walking club.

This program is a Welfare Warrior initiative and provides students with a weekly free exercise option while meeting new people and exploring sides of Monash they may not have attended before.

What is the volunteer expected to do? Host a walking group weekly during the semester. Walking club volunteers are expected to meet attendees at a chosen location and walk a chosen route around Monash. Volunteers are also expected to assist with the social media promotion of the program.

When? Weekly, during the day and during the semester. Weekly time and date of the walking group is chosen by the volunteers.

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Great communication, positive attitude, someone who can help others socialise. 

Volunteer Rewards: 3 points per walking group

Interested? Email us at msa-volunteeering@monash.edu. We will then meet with you to discuss your application and if you are best suited to the role.

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Art Committee Member 2022 - Semester Two

The amazing MSA Art Committee host:

  • Weekly Art Classes
  • Weekly Drawing Sessions
  • Annual Student Art Competition & Exhibition
  • Art Exhibition Visits
  • and occasionally a Student Art Market 

Volunteer Rewards: 2  Rewards Point Per Hour

Hours Required: Pending Role and portfolio.

How to Apply: Apply Here

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Art & Crafts Volunteer Teacher - Semester One & Two

We are looking for volunteers with mad skills in arts and crafts.

What is the volunteer expected to do?When? Run Art Classes on Fridays between 12-2pm during the semester. 

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Someone who is keen to teach their fellow peers some skills.

Volunteer Rewards: 2 points per hour per class

Interested? Please let us know of your interest and art and crafting skills by emailing us at msa-volunteering@monash.edu

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Showbag Packing - 4th of July

We are looking for volunteers to help us show bag pack on the 4th of July between 10am - 2pm.

Reward Points: Volunteers will receive 2 points per hour 

Interested? Please add your name to the showbag packing roster

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MSA Breakfast Club - Weekly Wednesday free breakfast  

MSA Breakfast Club provides free breakfast to students every Wednesday from week 1 - 12, from 9 am - 10:30 am or until stock lasts.

Volunteer Rewards: 1 Reward Point Per Hour

Hours Required: 8:14-10:30am Wednesdays

How to Apply: Add your details to our 2022 Sem 1 Breakfast Club Roster and Join our 2022 Breakfast Club Facebook Group (make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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Monash Exams Volunteering June

We are looking for 40 volunteers for each day of June to help students find their exam location.

Volunteers will be scattered around Monash inorder to help students find their way to exam spaces.

Volunteer Rewards: $25 MSA Reward Voucher for every two shifts completed.

An additional $25 MSA Reward Voucher for every two shifts completed thereafter.

Available? Interested? Add your name and contact details to this roster

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 Free Food Mondays - Free weekly dinners (On Campus Volunteering)

Free Food Mondays is a welfare service that provides a free veg & vegan dinner  to students every Monday evening during semester.

Volunteer Rewards: 2 Reward Points Per Hour  

How to Apply: Add your details to the 2022 Sem 1 Free Food Mondays Roster

Join our 2022 Free Food Mondays FB Group (make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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MSA Fresh Food Hand Out (On Campus Volunteering)

This service aims to provide students with healthy staple perishable produce such as fruit and veggies that students might otherwise not purchase for themselves because of size (eg. a pumpkin) or cost. 

Volunteer Rewards: 1 Reward Points Per Hour  

Hours Required: Week 3, 6 & 9 Thursdays of each semester: 11 - 1:30pm

How to Apply: Add yourself to the MSA Fresh Roster Here (make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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MSA InstaCook Editor: Cook, Click, Post, Repeat (Virtual Volunteering)

We are looking for editors to cook and post recipes on our Instagram account called MSA InstaCook. Follow InstaCook

Volunteer Rewards: 3 Reward Points Per Post

Hours Required: 1 post per week during Semester

How to Apply: Apply Here (make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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MSA Life Hacks (Virtual Volunteering) 

Help students learn tips and tricks through our insta account called MSA Life Hacks

Volunteer Rewards: 3 Reward Points Per Post

Hours Required: 1 post per week during Semester

How to Apply:  Apply Here (make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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Language Drop In - Semester 2 Facilitator Applications Open (Auslan included)

We are looking for volunteers who can talk, read and write another language.

Volunteers work in pairs or in groups to teach beginners, intermediate or advanced language classes to students. 

We are looking to offer the following:

  • AUSLAN, Arabic, Cantonese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese & More

What is the volunteer expected to do? Host language classes or conversation practice sessions weekly, either on campus or online.

When? for 1.5-2 hours weekly according to the volunteers availability.

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Great communication, patience and intermediate or advanced language skills.

Volunteer Rewards: Varies from 1 - 3 points per hour

Interested? Apply Here by the 15th of May

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Mindful Colouring

We are looking for volunteers to help us host Mindful Colouring in the airport lounge on a weekly basis. We are looking to run the sessions during a lunchtime period for 2 hours.  

What is the volunteer expected to do? Host a walking group weekly during the semester. Walking club volunteers are expected to meet attendees at a chosen location and walk a chosen route around Monash. Volunteers are also expected to assist with the social media promotion of the program.

When? Weekly, during the day and during the semester. Weekly time and date of the walking group is chosen by the volunteers.

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Great communication, positive attitude, someone who can help others socialise. 

Volunteer Rewards: 3 points per walking group

Interested? Email us at msa-volunteering@monash.edu , we will then meet with you to discuss your application and if you are best suited to the role.

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Music Drop In: Semester 2 Coach Application 

We are looking for volunteers to help facilitate a weekly music class on campus or on Zoom

When? During semester. Weekly date and time are chosen by the volunteer coach according to the volunteers availability. Classes must be for 1 hour or more each week.

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Great communication and patience

Requirement: You must be experience and have an intermediate or advance knowledge of the chosen instrument and you must have your instrument available during your classes

Volunteer Rewards: 2 points per hour of coaching. 1 point per hour for preparation

Interested? Apply Here by the 25th of May

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MSA Paparazzi

MSA Paparazzi are volunteers who attend a variety of MSA events and take photos of the event, volunteers, and attendees.

When signing up as a volunteer, select MSA Paparazzi as a program you are interested in volunteering for, and you will be sent further information via email.

If you have already signed up as a volunteer, and would now like to get involved in MSA Paparazzi, just send us an email at msa-volunteering@monash.edu, and we will send through more information!

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Monthly Poster Runs

We are looking for Volunteers to help manage our posters around Clayton Campus.

What is the volunteer expected to do? We are looking for Volunteers to help manage our posters around Clayton Campus. We have a map, a detailed list and photos of all the poster boards around campus and we would love to have our posters around for people to know how to volunteer and to know about some of our amazing programs.

When? 2 hours a month, according to the volunteers' availability. 

What are we looking for in a volunteer? Anyone who is keen to give something a go. It's quite a simple task and is great for someone who is happy to just get a job done on their own.

Volunteer Rewards: 1 points per hour 

Interested? Email msa-volunteering@monash.edu with when each month you would like to volunteer for 2 hours. The next step will be booking you into a google calendar and sharing details with you regarding where to collect posters and locations of poster boards

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Radio Monash - Vinyl Record Cataloguing 

Currently Rad Mon are undertaking a pretty big project as part of their renovation - cataloguing our 2,500 vinyl records! 

These records will then become a part of a shared catalogue with SURLY, which will make our huge (and really cool) collection of records accessible to all Monash students.

Volunteer Rewards: 1 point per hour

Interested? If this is something you're potentially interested in, please email n.lazzara@radiomonash.net and grace.trist@monash.edu

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MSA Sewing Crew

We are looking for motivated volunteers to make fabric-based items for the student community.

Volunteer Rewards: 3 Reward Points Per Post

Hours Required: Flexible. MSA provides supplies and you make goods at home in your own time.

How to Apply:  Apply Here (make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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Study Buddy: Admin Volunteer

Monash Student Association (MSA) Study Buddy 2022 Program is an initiative created to match like-minded students into unit-specific study groups. Since last year, we made a huge leap in expanding to 14 new faculties and we hope to continue reaching out to more students. To achieve this, we need dedicated volunteers like you to join us!

As Study Buddy volunteers, you will help students form new friendships and improve their learning experience. Your main responsibilities are to promote the program at key MSA events and through online marketing and liaising with fellow students to match students into study groups. The study group application is open to students before each semester begins for the matching process to occur throughout the semester, up until week 7.

At the end of the program, volunteers can receive a reference letter for recognition of their involvement.

We look forward to you joining us! Applications will open soon. If you have any questions regarding MSA’s Study Buddy program, it can be directed to: msa-studybuddy@monash.edu

Apply Here

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Wednesday Sessions: Weekly Outdoor Music Festival Volunteers

Wednesday sessions are back and bigger than ever!

This amazing event relies on amazing volunteers, to help set up, cook food, serve drinks and provide sweet summer vibes. If you are keen to meet new people, gain event experience and support student life on campus, join us!

Volunteer Reward Points: 1 Reward Point Per Hour

Hours required: Varies. Shifts can be for the whole event or part of the event. Add your name to the roster according to your availability

How to Apply(make sure you become a 2022 Volunteer first)

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MSA Volunteer Lounge Maintenance 

This is where volunteers help us maintain the MSA Volunteer lounge, keep things neat and tidy and help us keep this a welcoming space! 1-1.5 hours shifts are recommended.

Volunteer Rewards: 2 Reward Points Per Hour

Hours Required: Very Flexible, volunteer chooses their shift between the hours 9am-6pm

How to Apply:  Email msa-volunteering@monash.edu with your weekly date, time and duration you are able to complete your shift.

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Amigo Moderators (Virtual Volunteering)

After you become a 2022 Volunteer, please complete the official aMigo Moderator application. Please note that aMigo is a Monash University program and you are unable to log MSA Reward points for your contribution. aMigo staff do host a biannual awards night and give prizes to their most active moderators

Volunteer Rewards: This is not an MSA Program, you do not receive MSA volunteer rewards. Do not log points for this program. aMigo have their own reward system.

Hours Required: Flexible

How to Apply: Apply Here

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MSA SURLY Volunteer Activities
SURLY is our Student Union Recreational Library at MSA Clayton. Applications for 2022 SURLY activities will be open at various points throughout the year. Open programs are hyperlinked + in bold below.

If you have listed SURLY as an interest in your volunteer application, you will receive the applications directly via email.


STEP 3: Log your volunteer hour and points

After you have volunteered, please Log your Volunteer Hours/Points Here

Your points will be converted to MSA Money and can be used at all MSA Vendors (Wholefoods, Student Bar, MSA Tickets, MSA Short Courses just to name a few). 

Tip: Bookmark the Volunteer Log Link on your phone so its easy to access after completing a volunteer activity.


Have questions?

Feel free to email us at msa-volunteering@monash.edu

 

 


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