Sunsmart @ Music Festivals

Join the fight against skin cancer at a bunch of summer events and music festivals!

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This challenge is from our mates at SunSmart and is for young people aged 18+

Do you want to join the fight against skin cancer? Are you aged between 18 - 25 and live in Victoria? SunSmart are looking for 20 youth volunteers to promote SunSmart messages at a range of Melbourne’s summer events and music festivals.

You should apply if:

  • You feel passionate about reducing the incidence of skin cancer in young people
  • You have had your own experiences or have a family member who been diagnosed with skin cancer
  • You are willing to commit an average of 8 hours to participating in SunSmart activities 
  • You are available to participate in one training workshop in Melbourne in November/December 2013.

Being a SunSmart Youth Volunteer will provide you with:

  • The opportunity to be part of SunSmart’s summer youth campaign for 2013/14
  • A voice to ensure that SunSmart activities have a youth focus
  • Valuable experience, especially if you're interested in working in the health/community sector, government, communications or marketing
  • Training to fulfill these roles.

Time commitment: This is a volunteer position for the summer period of 2013/14. All volunteers are expected to attend a 2hr training workshop to be held at the Cancer Council’s Drummond Street office in November/December 2013. Volunteers are asked to commit an average of 8 hours to participating in SunSmart on-the-ground activities at events and music festivals.

Special requirements: You must be a non – smoker and must be willing to role model SunSmart’s key messages of Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide while undertaking the role.

Apply by emailing

Image: Russ Garrett @ Flickr

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