Partner With TEDxCanberra
Partnering with TEDxCanberra opens the door to a diverse and fascinating community of people committed to ideas worth spreading in our city.
Putting together an event of the scale and quality of TEDxCanberra requires several thousand hours of volunteer effort, from a team of around 20 people, with an extended, on-the-day team closer to each event. Just like any small organisation, everyone has a specific, defined role they are responsible for (we’re big on responsibility). Everyone also pitches in where and how they can if help is needed.
Our volunteers take on roles at three levels:
Volunteering for TEDxCanberra can take as little as an hour a week. Most core team roles require a minimum of five to 10 hours a week. Occasionally, there will be peaks of activity where some of us spend practically every spare minute on finalising an event. Be honest with yourself about the amount of time you have and are prepared to commit. Then, once you’ve worked that out, come and talk to us about whether you’re a good fit for our team.
We interview every volunteer, sometimes more than once, to determine whether we’ll be able to work together. We hire for three factors:
If you’d like to volunteer for TEDxCanberra, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why you’d like to be part of the team, what skills you could contribute, and provide us with a copy of an up to date CV.