New Volunteer Positions & Application below
Transiting Cities: Re-Activate aims to Re-Connect, Re-Make and Re-Vive Latrobe Valley through community building strategies. These strategies aim to build on the community’s current potentials that exist in the form of creative economies. These are to utilised as the primary catalyst for Re-Activation whilst simultaneously aiming to intensify town centers, strengthen the community, support micro industries, and in turn begin to transform and Rebrand the region.
We are calling on individuals to join the Transiting Cities ReActivate project by volunteering time to become involved and Make a Difference!
Do you want to acquire new skills, meet new people, put your talents to good use, whilst making a difference? We are looking for individuals who are interested in helping implement the start of the Re-Activate phase of the project, and the ongoing running and communication of the project to the public.
Some of the tasks for which require assistance are; the transformation of existing shops, the set-up of transiting cities HQ in Latrobe Valley, guides communicating the intention of the project to the general public, and assisting in the media campaign. We will have two bases, one in Morwell and the other in Melbourne.
Volunteering is one of the key activities at Re-Activate,
As a non for profit organisation the festival relies on the amazing generosity of our enthusiastic volunteers old and new, young and young at heart.
As a volunteer you will receive;
- ‘Make a Difference’ t-shirt, bag and personalised iD Lanyard
- Food provided when volunteering
- Free access to all events
- You’ll have the chance to meet lots of people and make new friends
- You will develop transferable skills and gain new experiences
- Certificate of appreciation
- Special thank-you event after the festival and volunteer awards ceremony.
On-line Application Form
If you have any further questions please contact us either by email or phone.
T: 03 9925 0814
M: 0418 226 210
Location: Transiting Cities Headquarters, Morwell (Latrobe Valley) & Melbourne.
ReActivate HQ will house a semi permanent exhibition in Latrobe Valley that will showcase the winning entries from the international design ideas competition Transiting Cities conducted in the first stage of the transiting cities project. The ReActivate headquarters will also be the management office for the PopUp shop, events and installations projects. We are looking for your help with numerous aspects of setting up, basic renovations and general creating and maintaining an online and physical presence within Latrobe Valley.
ReActivate Latrobe Valley Winter Night Festival
When: June 2014
Location: Morwell (Latrobe Valley)
ReActivate: Latrobe Valley will launch its Winter Night Festival on Commerical Road in Morwell. This will be a free event and open to everyone.
Join us as we celebrate Latrobe’s creative communities, with a range of locally produced food and cuisine, live music, art and design on display. We are looking for your help with numerous aspects of setting up, running and packing down. If your up for the challenge and the opportunity to be apart of this exciting event we would love to hear from you.
Set Up & Construction
What: Set-up & pack down of market stalls, tables and other festival infrastructure.
Who: Enthusiastic, physically fit and work well in teams.
When: During festival days, Winter Night Festival May 2014
Spreading the word
What: Putting up signs / bill posters and distributing flyers to local shops and businesses.
Where: Morwell, Traralgon, Churchill, Moe
Who: Good communication skills to interact with local businesses, physically fit with the ability to follow instructions.
Public Relations & Social Media Reporter
What: Photograph and post updates on various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Blogger.
Who: Have a good understanding of various online media platforms including Facebook, Blogger, Twitter etc. Are able to work in teams and individually to report and update the latest news regarding the project.
When: Ongoing - Any time between 12.00pm - 8.30pm
New Registration & Volunteers Coordinators
What: Welcoming performers, volunteers and market stall operators to the launch and issuing their lanyards, T-shirts and relevant information while answer any questions and enquiries.
Where: Morwell - ReActivate HQ & ReActivate Launch Street Party & Winter Night Festival & Markets
Who: Outgoing and great communication skills
When: Ongoing, during festival and event days. Between 10.00am - 8.30pm