Be Heard! Give your community a voice at the 2018 State election

Be Heard! Give your community a voice at the 2018 State election

Sign up as a Democracy Ambassador with the Victorian Electoral Commission

The Victorian State election is on Saturday 24 November 2018. Become a Democracy Ambassador and play a part in helping your community to “Be Heard!”

Between August and November Democracy Ambassadors will run voter education sessions across Victoria with:

  • multicultural communities
  • people experiencing homelessness
  • people living with an intellectual disability, their families and carers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • young people outside of school settings.

This is a casual role. You’ll receive training and support and we’ll pay you for your time.

To register your interest in becoming a Democracy Ambassador (external link) you need to:

  • read the position description (Word, 21kB)
  • be available for casual work between August and November 2018
  • be able to attend a 1.5 hour group interview in Melbourne between 18 and 30 June (exact date and time to be confirmed).
  • be able to attend four days of training in Melbourne CBD on 5-6 and 12-13 July and
  • have worked with, or have a lived experience of, at least one of the groups listed above
  • ideally, have a Victorian Drivers Licence
  • be able to read and write in English
  • apply for a Working with Children Check
  • have access to the internet
  • be eligible to work in Australia.

Democracy Ambassadors represent the Victorian Electoral Commission, so you need to be politically impartial in all your dealings. This means you can’t promote a particular political stance or policy objective. Read our disclosure of political activity checklist to learn more about impartiality.

Read the Democracy Ambassador Position Description (Word, 21kB)

Register your interest (external link) to become a VEC Democracy Ambassador

Applications close 31 May 2018

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