Join the RAVN Representative Team!

The Australian Volunteers Program is now recruiting new members to join our RAVN Representative team.

From personal experience, it has been one of the most amazing volunteering opportunities for me over the past few years. I have really enjoyed coordinating events, I have learned lots of new things and met really lovely people.

— Julie Wren, former Western Australia RAVN Representative

The Australian Volunteers Program is looking for new members to join our team of 2021-2022 RAVN Representatives.

Did you complete your volunteer assignment (including remote volunteer assignment) in the last five years? Are you keen to voluntarily lead RAVN online and in-person networking events and activities, manage and create interesting Facebook content and participate in high-level Australian Volunteers Program advocacy? If yes, then please apply today! We're looking for new members to join our teams in the Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. We also have a new National Indigenous RAVN Representative role.


There are two-to-three RAVN Representatives in each state and territory so you will be working in a small team with like-minded alumni 

This volunteer role is supported by the RAVN Manager and RAVN Coordinator and is for a minimum of one year (June 2021 to June 2022), but may be extended for an additional 12 months if agreed to between the Australian Volunteers Program and the RAVN Representative. 

Your availability to attend the RAVN Representative planning and training workshop in Melbourne on 26 and 27 June (fully supported) is weighted heavily. 

About the RAVN Representative role: 

Our RAVN Representatives are highly organised and social people with great event management and communications skills who enjoy working in small teams. They are confident public speakers, are engaged RAVN members and have positive volunteer conduct records.  

Meet the current RAVN Representatives

  • For early career professionals, this is a great opportunity to expand your CV and continue to develop your event management, digital communications and leadership skills.   

  • For seasoned professionals and retirees, this is the perfect opportunity to flex your social skills, connect with the diverse RAVN alumni community and engage with DFAT and Australian aid - all while supporting the Australian Volunteers Program!  
  • For a full outline of the position and applicant requirements please download the Position Description and Code of Conduct.  
  • Join the online RAVN Representative Information Session on Thursday, 15 April from 5.30 pm-7.30 pm (AEST) to learn more about the role. 

Please note this is a voluntary position without remuneration or an employment contract.  

About the National Indigenous RAVN Representative role: 

We’re seeking a National Indigenous RAVN Representative to help amplify the voices of Indigenous returned volunteers and advise the Australian Volunteers Program on culturally-safe and engaging alumni activities. This role involves some high-level program advocacy and support to the Indigenous Pathways Program. You can be located anywhere in the country and must be an Indigenous returned volunteer.

Please note, this is a voluntary position without remuneration or an employment contract. 

Applications Open

Applications open until midnight Sunday, 2 May 2021

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