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Community Fundraising Event Volunteer – Brisbane Racing, QLD

Kidney Health Australia National Organisation
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**Kidney Health Australia ** 

At Kidney Health Australia, we help to create healthier communities through increased awareness and early detection of kidney disease. We connect kidney patients to vital resources and services to help them manage their condition and achieve a better quality of life. We work closely with the clinical and research community to support treatment and research improvements and innovations so that one day, every Australian will have healthy kidneys. 

**Event dates for Volunteers **

QLD Guinness Day                Saturday 1 May   Eagle Farm 11.00am - 3.00pm Doomben 10,000 Day      Saturday 15 May   Doomben 11.00am - 3.00pm Doomben Cup Day                Saturday 22 May      Doomben 11.00am - 3.00pm
Derby Day               Saturday 29 May      Eagle Farm 11.00am - 3.00pm
Oaks Day                                  Saturday 5 June        Eagle Farm 11.00am - 3.00pm
Stradbroke Day        Saturday 12 June   Eagle Farm 11.00am - 3.00pm

**Purpose **

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist us at the Brisbane Racing Club in Ascot, QLD. Volunteers will be assisting us at our stands at the event to raise awareness and help raise vital funds for people living with or affected by kidney disease in Australia.

Responsibilities and tasks • Representing Kidney Health Australia at the stand – We will provide you with information to answer any tricky questions • Engaging with the race day attendees and asking for their kind donations to support those living with kidney disease in Australia • Selling raffle tickets with iPad’s to race day attendees

**Qualifications and skills ** • Friendly and easy going • Comfortable in large, excited crowds • Confident talking to racegoers • Comfortable engaging people to ask for their donations • Must be able to stand for a long period of time • Empathy and understanding of the issues experienced by people who have or are affected by kidney disease

Training and Support
• We will provide you with what you need to know about Kidney Health Australia before the event and information to support you on the day
• A coordinator will be there on the day to help answer any questions and provide you with any merchandise or equipment to perform your role

Background checks

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for our employees and volunteers.

To ensure we are recruiting dedicated and professional volunteers who have the skills and experience appropriate for this role, we will conduct a phone interview prior to the event and provide you with all the information that you need to know.

For more information contact 1800 454 363 or email volunteering@kidney.org.au