Volunteer

Volunteering is the best way to immerse yourself in student life. In addition to social perks and unique opportunities, volunteering provides you with valuable work experience and professional development by enhancing your leadership and interpersonal skills.

Interested in joining our online volunteer team? Click the button below to complete an expression of interest form.

Volunteer

Take part in meaningful initiatives and make a difference to those in need.

Volunteer Perks & Benefits

Volunteering comes with its perks! Click here to find out more.

Volunteer Perks & Benefits

  • Immersed in the uniculture
  • Increase confidence
  • Develop employability skills
  • Part of a welcoming community
  • Exposure to event environments
  • Holistic Training and Support
  • Free Social Events –Movie nights, attractions etc.
  • Social connection
  • Free coffee at discretion
  • Occasional free/discounted tickets to Guild run events

Volunteer Benefits

(after a minimum of 10 hours volunteering)

    • Reference Letter upon request
    • 20% discount Uni Fitness Membership
    • Free social sport
    • Professional Development opportunities
    • Possible invitation to Guild Awards –depending on the hours completed

Current programs

Event
Support

Gain experience working behind the scenes at some of the Student Guild's most popular events and activities.

Event Support volunteers assist in activating on-campus events which enhance social connection and campus culture. This is a great platform to develop leadership skills, improve communication and receive experience through a diverse range of events.

Event Support volunteers will have the chance to make a great network of new friends while helping the student community. In addition to fantastic experience for your resume, students may also be able to credit volunteering toward Work Integrated Learning hours.

What are the requirements?

Undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled on the Gold Coast campus may register. The time commitment is flexible and may vary from high to low however the minimum requirements are:

  • An interest in remaining actively engaged for the duration of the academic year
  • Completion of compulsory health and safety training
  • Attendance at volunteer training and induction

“I am a part of lovely amazing family and it makes every day of my life brighter” - Ali

“Volunteering has helped me to stay active and feel a part of Griffith University” - Tariq

Academic Mentoring 101

Academic Mentoring 101 is a 4-week mentoring program designed to help students adapt to university life, focusing on fundamental academic skills. 

Small group sessions will run weekly and cover practical study skills encouraging all participants to share their experiences in inclusive conversations. Build confidence as you create connections on campus and get familiar with study strategies, tips and tricks. 

Click HERE to learn more. 

Healthy & Active

Healthy and active volunteers aim to establish a supportive and inclusive community that encourages and embodies physical activity, welcoming individuals at all stages, including those without prior experience or intent to engage in such activities.

Healthy and Active volunteers contribute to creating a community that inspires, promotes and embodies being active as well as supporting each other on one's physical activity journey, no matter what stage you are at. We are wanting to foster a positive and inclusive environment that welcomes people that have no prior experience or intent to engage in physical activity. 

What are the requirements?

Undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled on the Gold Coast campus may register. The time commitment is flexible and varies from high to low. However the minimum requirements are:

  • An interest in remaining actively engaged for the duration of the academic year
  • Completion of compulsory health and safety training
  • Attendance at volunteer training and induction

 

I've found immense joy in helping others embrace an active lifestyle, fostering a supportive community where we learn together about health, resilience, and the importance of seeking help when needed, all while enjoying fun and engaging activities – Sayaka Takagi

Wellness Warriors

Passionate about enhancing health and wellbeing on campus through wellness initiatives? This program is for you.

The Wellness Warriors are a team of friendly student volunteers who are passionate about enhancing the health and wellbeing of Griffith Gold Coast students through a range of wellness initiatives throughout the year. The Wellness Warriors play a crucial role in delivering  wellness events such as R U OK? Day, Stress Less Week and Random Acts of Kindness pop-ups.

Gold Coast students who are interested in gaining experience in peer to peer support, making new friends and volunteering their time to the community in a meaningful way are encouraged to register for the Wellness Warriors.

What are the requirements?

Undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled on the Gold Coast campus may register. The time commitment is flexible and varies from high to low. However the minimum requirements are:

  • An interest in remaining actively engaged for the duration of the academic year
  • Completion of compulsory health and safety training
  • Attendance at volunteer training and induction

 

I've found immense joy in helping others embrace an active lifestyle, fostering a supportive community where we learn together about health, resilience, and the importance of seeking help when needed, all while enjoying fun and engaging activities – Sayaka Takagi

Community
Outreach

Passionate about making a difference in your community? Join our team of social innovators creating a lasting impact.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the university and beyond? Join our community of our social innovators and be apart of long term change!

The Student Guild has joined forces with a range of rotating community organisations. Volunteer for a number of initiates including

  • Homelessness
  • Blood drives
  • All abilities
  • Tree planting
  • Special school visits

 

Community Outreach’s program values are centred around community, inclusion, connection, equity and equality.

Academic All-Stars

Contributing to initiatives that promote academic services involves sharing information about tutoring programs, library resources, and career counseling, creating informative content, and organizing events to engage students directly.

Actively participating in academic community-building events, such as joining study groups, academic clubs, and attending conferences, fosters a sense of belonging and strengthens bonds within the community.

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