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Project Officer (volunteer role)

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Organisation : Action for Happiness Australia

Location : Melbourne (Anywhere in Aust.)

Time required : 1-2 days a week

Duration of project : Ongoing

Sector : Community Engagement, Mental Health

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. 


  • This role is perfect for an ‘all-rounder’ who is willing to support the team on wide ranging tasks including projects and events, the development of Happtivist Hubs and with volunteer recruitment
  • Supporting with marketing and fundraising initiatives to help increase our reach
  • Attend and actively participate in bi-monthly operations meetings (meetings occur after hours and are generally 2 hours in duration)


  • Excellent attention to detail and writing skills
  • This role is perfect for those who are self-motivated, organised and love working independently  with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ideally, experience in projects, events, volunteers or admin will be helpful
  • A passion for wellbeing, psychology or health is preferred

Hours and Resources:

  • This role is very flexible and is done completely remotely; there are no set hours although we ask that you attend a bi-monthly operations meeting (in the evening) in person or via Zoom
  • We’re looking for someone who can invest at least 2-hours a week, if you’re able to contribute more, that’s fantastic!
  • To do this role, you’ll need access to your own computer and phone

About the organisation

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

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Project Officer (volunteer role) via Pro Bono Australia.


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