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FReeZA & Expressions Volunteers

  • Location: Prahran VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    Committees meets weekly for 1.5 - 2 hours + providing support on day of events.

  • Suitable for
    • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
    • Travelling Volunteers
    • People with disability
    • People Learning English
    • Work Experience
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Fundraising & Events
    • Arts, Craft & Photography
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Training

    No qualifications are needed, except for a passion to learn and an interest in planning music events for the community.

  • Reimbursement

    Expansion on contacts in the field. Free training and free entry to events. During all face-to-face meetings and events, food is provided.

  • Requirements

    Key Requirements:
    • interest and/or experience in event management / planning* (if no experience willingness to learn is a must)
    • a love for live music, performing arts, film and cultural events
    • must be aged 15 to 24 years
    • live, work, study or recreate in City of Stonnington
    • Working with Children’s Check may be required (free of charge) if over 18
    • be able to come to regular meetings:
    Expressions – Monday afternoon
    FReeZA – Wednesday afternoon

    When applying, please state whether you are interested in taking part in the Expressions Committee or the FReeZA Committee.

FReezA Committee

As a member of the FReeZA Committee, you will help create, organise and deliver live music gigs, dance parties, cultural events and recreational activities that are drug, alcohol and smoke free. We want young people planning and leading the events! Whilst we are in isolation, there are two events planned to be held in a digital space before June 2020.

Expressions Committee

As a member of the Expressions Committee, you will work together to design, plan and deliver four film events throughout the year,with two events to be held online whilst we are in isolation before June 2020.You will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts about event and project management, network and to meet other like-minded young people, service providers, community leaders and other community members through the delivery of the event.  Participants will work together to research and determine film topics focusing on diversity, organise relevant speakers in relation to the topic, include performances and/or associated activities.

These two committees give young people the opportunity to:

  • learn about the performing arts industry and local government
  • receive mentoring from musicians, event managers and artists
  • gain experience and skills in event planning and management
  • build up the resume while meeting new people
  • receive free training and free entry to all events
  • plan fun and awesome events for you and your friends

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to

  • the planning and management of events
  • booking of performers and speakers – bands, DJ, dancers, other artists, film-makers, venues and vendors
  • audio visual / sound production
  • promotion and marketing support
  • coordination with other members and tasks of the committee
  • providing support on the day of events

When applying, please state whether you are interested in taking part in the Expressions Committee or the FReeZA Committee.


You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.