Pride March

2009-12 | Volunteer Coordinator & Production Assistant | Melbourne

Pride March Victoria recognizes and celebrates the people and events that inspire the courage, solidarity, pride, diversity and strong sense of community of Victoria’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, intersex, and transgender people. 

The annual Pride March is a signature event and celebrates a bright future while preserving our history. It is a key date on Victoria’s cultural calendar and a destination for interstate and international visitors.

Role detail

The focus of this role was to manage the volunteer component of the march as well as assisting the production department as required.

– Create volunteer position descriptions;
– Create volunteer rosters;
– Create briefing material;
– Organise/Execute Volunteer Briefing;
– Maintain volunteer resource website;
– Liaise with departments regarding volunteers;
– Liaise with volunteers regarding rosters/duties;
– Oversee volunteers during rostered times;
– Work in the bar where required.

– Bump in/out equipment where required;
– Marshal at march route intersection under the guidance of Victorian Police;
– Pour drinks at the bar where needed;
– Handle money at the bar where needed.