Join the GCAP Board
Volunteering on the GCAP Board provides lifelong friends and invaluable professional work experience which develops skills like leadership, teamwork, communication and critical thinking. Each Board member is given responsibility over meaningful projects that enhance the university experience for your peers and make a real impact to postgraduate student success on campus. Prior experience is welcomed however passion and commitment as a current Gold Coast postgraduate student is the only eligibility criteria as support and guidance from professional Student Guild staff will be offered to all Board members to help you succeed in your role.
The Funding Director position is currently vacant; to submit a nomination, use the button below.
GCAP Board and volunteering position outlines
The role of the President is to ensure the association runs efficiently and effectively in supporting all of GCAP’s goals and objectives. Key components of the role include stakeholder relations, strategic direction, effective team leadership and operational guidance. Ideal GCAP Presidents are effective communicators, supportive of their team, critical thinkers and motivating leaders. Read the full PD here.
The GCAP Vice President is responsible for supporting GCAP’s core structure and framework. Key components include overseeing the budget, governance, member engagement and standing in for the President if required. Ideal Vice-Presidents are organised, detail orientated and passionate about connecting with the GCAP Member base. Read the full PD here.
This role is responsible for helping GCAP grow a connected, supportive and successful postgraduate member community. Key components include monitoring representation, diversity and inclusion as well as advocating for proactive mental health and wellbeing among peers. Ideal candidates have high emotional intelligence, are empathetic and willing to support others. Read the full PD here.
The Funding Director is responsible for providing practical work experience which leverages postgraduate skills and qualifications in the workforce. Key components include member funding, career support and employability initiatives. Ideal Funding Directors build strong relationships, are critical thinkers and understand how opportunities link to employability. Read the full PD here.
As the GCAP Communications Director you will manage all communications for GCAP ensuring messages are clear, engaging and consistent. Key components include managing the website, social media platforms, marketing and communication style. Ideal Communications Directors are creative, organised, aware of community sentiment and effective professional communicators. Read the full PD here.
On Campus Events Directors facilitate all on campus social events that connect members and assist them in building strong interpersonal relationships. Current components include coffee catch ups, trivia socials and the annual general meeting. Ideal candidates are creative, highly organised, able to follow deadlines, clear communicators and process orientated. Read the full PD here.
Off Campus Events Directors facilitate all off campus social events that connect members and assist them in building strong interpersonal relationships. Current components include regional tours/trips, major parties and GCAP Board team bonding activities. Ideal candidates are creative, highly organised, able to follow deadlines, clear communicators and process orientated. Read the full PD here.