Mature Aged Equity Ambassador - EOI

Mature aged students can express their interest to become an Equity Ambassador at RMIT and get paid to run workshops and demonstrations while connecting with prospective students!

At RMIT, we aim to increase participation of students from diverse backgrounds in tertiary education. Our Community Equity Outreach Project is one initiative that focusses specifically on engaging the mature aged cohort (21+).

We’re looking for a mature aged student from a diverse background to connect with community members from all walks of life, both on and off campus. 

About You

Mature aged means you undertook tertiary study after the age of 21. Being from a diverse background could relate to your culture, financial situation or history, disability and/or where you are from. 

To fulfil the duties of this role, you also need to be comfortable sharing your educational journey and life experience with a group and talking about any barriers to your education and how you have overcome them.   

About the Role

A Mature Aged Equity Ambassador represents RMIT University across the Melbourne community. They will share their experience of study and/or industry, build rapport, develop and deliver workshops, answer general questions about study and be visible role models. Mature Aged Equity Ambassadors will represent RMIT University through:

  • Delivery of practical workshops at RMIT and community events
  • Attending university and community events to share experiences of pathways and study
  • Delivery of short presentations for community groups

A Mature Aged Equity Ambassador reports to the Community Equity Outreach Coordinator and will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of the outlined activities.

View the full position description and key duties here (PDF, 190KB).

Key Dates

  • EOIs Close: 7 July
  • Applicant notification date: 13 July
  • Start date: 18 July

To Apply

Please email your CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to annalise.mathews@rmit.edu.au by 5pm Thursday 7 July 2022

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