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Carpark Assistant

  • Location: Abbotsford VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Arts & Culture
  • Time Required

    Every fourth Saturday of the month for two hours in the morning, either 8am - 10am or 10am - 12pm.

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People Learning English
    • People with disability
    • Travelling Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Fundraising & Events
  • Requirements

    Be physically able to stand on feet for 2 hours.

Our carpark volunteers provide vital support in our carpark on market days. They are a welcoming face on entry and assist with managing the carpark and helping with any issues / queries as required.

This role is great for any lovers of the Abbotsford Convent,  anyone who likes to meet new people, and those who enjoy attending farmers’ markets!


  • Minimum one shift every two months (2 hours)
  • Shifts are first Saturday of the month, 8am – 10am or 10am – 12pm
  • Preferred 6 month minimum commitment

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Welcome drivers and respond to any queries
  • Give basic visitor information, including directions
  • Direct cars to free spaces
  • Ensure cars are parking close to each other in the gravel section and in accordance with the preferred layout
  • Keep a watch on traffic at the boomgates and assist with any issues

Preferred Experience and Interpersonal Skills

  • Friendly manner and the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • A willingness to work outside
  • Reliability and ability to work in a small team
  • Ability to demonstrate and display ACF’s values and behaviours
  • Independence to carry out tasks with minimal supervision
  • A willingness to respect and value health, wellbeing and safety in the workplace

What we will provide you with

  • Training for the role
  • Free car parking whilst volunteering
  • Invites to volunteer functions and exclusive ACF events
  • The opportunity to interact with new people
  • The chance to make a positive and personal contribution to the community
  • A coffee/tea from a café onsite during your shift

How to Apply

Fill out a registration form on our website, under Support Us>Volunteer>Become a Volunteer.

For any enquiries, please contact: Alice Brush, Volunteer and Admin Coordinator 03 9415 3614