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Courses & Happtivist Group Support Volunteer

Organisation : Action for Happiness Australia

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 1-2 hours/week

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Administration & Office Support, Program Coordination & Management, Volunteer Management

Sector : Health – General, Mental Health

Posted on : 19 Nov, 2020

About the role

Who we are: at Action for Happiness Australia (AfHA) we aim to create a happier and more compassionate society by helping individuals and communities take practical action to improve their own wellbeing and make others happier too. We are part of a global movement of people from all walks of life who are taking action in their personal lives, communities, workplaces and schools to help create a happier and more caring society. We apply the growing wealth of scientific evidence of what really works.

We’re entirely volunteer-run and we’re looking to grow our team so we can have more impact. 

The role: The Courses & Happtivist Support Volunteer is responsible for supporting the effective running of the Exploring What Matter courses and the development of Happtivist Groups across Australi. The role involves:

  • Undertaking 3 calls (initial, pre-course check-in and follow up) with each leader of the course or the Happtivst Groups
  • Providing guidance on a range of areas including events, venue, promotion strategy, costs, etc.
  • Assessing the suitability of potential leaders
  • Maintaining records for the courses and groups and ensuring issues are reported back in a timely manner
  • Helping deliver the goals of AfHA.

Skills/Experience/Qualities: (preferred)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ideally, experience running or attending the Exploring What Matters course
  • Experience managing/supervising staff or volunteers and/or facilitation or coaching
  • A passion for wellbeing

Location, hours and resources:

  • We will provide initial training and request that you attend our bi-monthly operations meetings
  • The role is flexible – we are looking for volunteers to commit 1-2 hours/week. There are no set hours, so the role can be completed at the discretion of the volunteer and the leaders
  • Generally, the role is completed outside of office hours; however, some contact with course leaders/stakeholders may be required during office hours
  • AfHA does not have an office space. The role may be completed remotely and you’ll need to have access to your own computer and phone

About the organisation

Organisation name : Action for Happiness Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

For details concerning this role , please contact

Danielle Wills

Phone : 0403316297

Email : australia@actionforhappiness.org


Please quote in application: Courses & Happtivist Group Support Volunteer via Pro Bono Australia.


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