Volunteers are vital to Open House Melbourne—ensuring visitors have the best possible experience by providing building access, tour guidance, offering directions and answering questions. We’re always looking for the support of volunteers to make our programs possible and we’d love for you to join us!

The next Open House Melbourne Weekend is happening across Saturday 27 + Sunday 28 July 2024. We are currently recruiting for Precinct Managers and Assistant Precinct Manager positions, please see below.

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Volunteer Recruitment

The Precinct Manager plays a key role during the Open House Weekend as the main channel of communication between Volunteers, Building Staff, and Open House Melbourne attendees. Precinct Managers, supported by the Assistant Precinct Managers and Volunteers are the eyes and ears of the Open House Weekend and play a pivotal role in the Open House Melbourne team.

Precinct Managers are responsible for overseeing their assigned precincts and Volunteers to ensure the smooth running of all operational aspects of the Open House Weekend. Strong communication, confident team management, high attention to detail and organisation are vital for the success of this role.

As the primary Open House Melbourne representative in your precinct, it is essential to ensure accurate brand representation and an enjoyable, quality experience for all Open House Melbourne Volunteers and attendees.

Read the Position Description here. For more information about what to expect on the Open House Weekend, please see the Precinct Manager Day on a Page!

If you feel like you are ready to progress into this integral leadership role, please complete the Precinct Manager/Assistant Precinct Manager Application. Applications close 8 June.

 

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The Assistant Precinct Manager plays a key role during the Open House Melbourne Weekend as a supporting role to the Precinct Manager, assisting in the maintenance of communication channels between Volunteers, Building Staff and Open House Melbourne attendees. Assistant Precinct Managers, assisting the Precinct Managers and supported by Volunteers are the eyes and ears of the Open House Weekend and play a pivotal role in the Open House Melbourne Team.

Assistant Precinct Managers, support the Precinct Managers in overseeing their assigned precincts and Volunteers to ensure the smooth running of all operational aspects of the Open House Weekend. Strong communication, confident team management and an ability to collaborate with the Precinct Manager is vital for the success of this role.

The Assistant Precinct Manager role is an important representative of Open House Melbourne in each precinct and helps to ensure accurate brand representation and an enjoyable, quality experience for all Open House Melbourne Volunteers and attendees.

The Assistant Precinct Manager role is open to anyone with a passion for architecture and the built environment as well as the aforementioned skills.

Read the Position Description here. For more information about what to expect on the Open House Weekend, please see the Assistant Precinct Manager Day on a Page!

If you feel like you are ready to progress into this integral supporting role, please complete the Precinct Manager/Assistant Precinct Manager Application. Applications close 15 May.

 

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Volunteers are the backbone of the Open House model. Without your generous support, our programs simply could not run. The public’s primary interaction with Open House is you! Your passion and enthusiasm for the program ensure a successful day for all.

Open House Volunteers are vital for ensuring visitors have the best possible experience by providing building access, tour guidance and answering questions.

Building Volunteers: are assigned to a particular building for their shift and will mostly carry out tasks such as queue management, ticket scanning and assisting Open House Melbourne patrons.

Roving Volunteers: are NOT assigned to a particular building but can deployed to buildings within their precinct where necessary and will have the same tasks as Building Volunteers.

Info Hub Volunteers: will be based at the Info Hub in the City of Melbourne Precinct and will assist Open House Melbourne patrons by providing detailed information about Open House Melbourne programs and precincts.

Read the volunteer position description here. For more information about what to expect on the Open House Weekend, please see the Volunteers Day on a Page for Building Volunteers, Roving Volunteers and Info Hub Volunteers!

If you feel like you are ready to progress into this integral supporting role, please complete the Open House Melbourne Volunteer Registration Form.
Applications close at 11.59 AEST on Sunday 23 June 2024.

 

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Open House Melbourne’s volunteer agreement outline the expectations, responsibilities, and rights of both Open House Melbourne and you as a volunteer. Please ensure you have read and understood the agreement terms including volunteer duties, confidentiality clauses, conduct expectations, liability disclaimers and other key information before applying to be a volunteer with Open House Melbourne.

Volunteer Agreement