Volunteer opportunities

Radio roster secretary

3 positions available in Kooyong Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm


Vision Australia Radio (Melbourne) is looking for volunteer roster secretaries who are available on a regular basis to manage volunteer rosters from home in an ongoing basis.

Managing volunteer team rosters by:

  • compiling and coordinating team rosters by the agreed date
  • making changes to the roster at short notice
  • emailing and / or mailing team rosters as appropriate
  • replacing volunteer staff (e.g. reader or presenter shifts) as necessary and advise relevant volunteers/staff of any changes
  • maintaining team’s contact list and advising relevant staff of changes
  • informing the CoV of volunteer resignations, inactive volunteers and illness
  • advising the CoV of new requests for volunteers

We currently have a need for Volunteer Roster Secretaries within the following teams:

  • Saturday Weekend Magazine and Sunday Morning News
  • Afternoon Live (Monday to Friday)
  • Talking Law, Arts and Entertainment and Melbourne Update.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Administration skills – managing rosters (creating, updating and distributing rosters)
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with last minute roster changes
  • Flexible and intermittent regular availability to manage roster changes as they arise
  • Work from home – use of own internet, computer and phone
  • Computer literacy skills – outlook, word, excel
  • Time management skills



  • Training from an experienced volunteer roster secretary and the Radio CoV
  • Ongoing support and assistance from the Radio CoVOther requirements:
  • Work from home
  • Use of own internet, computer and phone
  • Must be happy to be on call intermittently to deal with roster issues
  • Minimum 3 month commitment
  • Background checks apply

Closing Date:

Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm
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