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1. Who is the Racial Justice Centre

RJC is a not-for-profit founded by lawyers with lived experiences. RJC’s purpose is to eliminate racism and racial injustice, using the legal system, education and reform. It is fighting for a world where all people can live, thrive and enjoy life without racism.

You can find out more about us on our racialjustice.au website.

2. Duties

Reporting to the Managing Director, this role’s duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, coordination, and execution of RJC events, including conferences, seminars, trainings, and social events.
  • Managing all aspects of event planning, from budgeting and venue selection to catering and logistics.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with event vendors and sponsors
  • Tracking and reporting on event attendance and subscriptions
  • Working with the Marketing lead to coordinate the promotion of events
  • Providing excellent customer service to event attendees

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Attention to detail
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and to share information and expertise

4. Benefits of volunteering with the RJC

Holding a role in this team brings with it many benefits and development opportunities, including:

  • Strengthening your teamwork and communication skills

  • Understanding process developments

  • Developing high level organisational thinking

  • Developing stakeholder engagement abilities

  • Practical work experience to strengthen your resume

  • A chance to increase your community interaction and social interaction

    4. Benefits of volunteering with the RJC

Holding a role in this team brings with it many benefits and development opportunities, including:

  • Strengthening your teamwork and communication skills
  • Developing strategic thinking
  • Developing and implementing innovative and effective multi-channel communications
  • Honing skills leadership and management
  • A chance to increase your community advocacy and social interaction.