parkrun Australia is looking for extraordinary volunteers who can bring their excitement and enthusiasm to represent parkrun behind the scenes as parkrun Ambassadors.
We are looking for parkrunners who believe passionately in the power of parkrun to create and support healthier and happier communities. Ambassadors are volunteers who advocate and trust parkrun’s mission as well as positively supporting parkrun’s global strategy in order to fulfil this mission in Australia.
Love parkrun, love people, love making Australia a healthier happier place… then we’d love to hear from you.
We are currently recruiting Event Ambassadors across the following areas in Australia:
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming part of the Ambassador program, please follow this link to find out more and apply by the closing date of Sunday 1 May 2022 (note the Role Profile for each role is on page 3).
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