The successful applicants will work as part of a team of 6 volunteers and Women's Justice Network (WJN) staff to work on the second annual Art4Healing Art Auction fundraiser.
We aim to replicate the success of Art4Healing 2021 and auction artwork kindly donated from notable and award winning Australian artists complimented by a raffle draw of unique and wonderful prizes also donated by artists and local businesses.
The event is aimed to raise funds for our Healing from Within program, a youth-led creative diversionary program, available to young women aged 14 to 25, who are incarcerated, or at risk of incarceration. This program utilises creativity, culture, connection and lived experience facilitators and guest speakers to foster an environment of trust, empowerment and safety. Young women learn to express themselves, set goals for the future, and engage in fun and impactful lessons, by women who have walked the path before them.
We are seeking volunteers with:
- Events management experience
- Computer literacy skills
- The ability to work effectively and cohesively in a team
- Problem solving skills
- Good communications skills
The duration of the project will run from March to the end of a June 2022. Can you commit one full day or two half days per week and commit to attending fortnightly planning meetings?
Do you have some or all of the skills listed above?
We would love to hear from you. All volunteering will take place within COVID safe guidelines.
The next step When expressing interest for this role online you will receive a return email which will provide you with an email contact for you tosubmit your Expression of Interest and Resume together with any queries.
Benefits: An opportunity to work with a passionate team of women who are committed to social justice and committed to advancing the prospects and wellbeing of women and girls affected or at risk of the criminal justice system.
An opportunity to work for a grassroots organisation who believe that all women and girls affected or at risk of the criminal justice system live free from violence and discrimination, benefit from adequate living standards, are treated with dignity and respect and are empowered to secure and preserve their individual rights.
An opportunity to liaise with award winning Australian artists
An opportunity to be part of a special event that
The volunteer will receive a letter of acknowledgement and appreciation for their participation and contribution to the event.