Position: Projec10 Ambassador About Projec10

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Position: Projec10 Ambassador About Projec10
Position: Projec10 Ambassador
About Projec10
Projec10 is an innovative fundraising and engagement campaign aimed at children aged 10-14
years, challenging participants to model microfinance to give money to microfinance. Start small, Make big, Be the
change. Projec10 is primarily working through schools to run Projec10 as an integrated learning activity for students
from Years 5-8.
Projec10 is affiliated with Opportunity International - a global microfinance organisation providing financial solutions
empowering people living in poverty to transform their lives, their children’s futures and their communities. Projec10
seeks to educate and empower Australian youth to be active in addressing inequality, as well as raise funds for
Opportunity International’s microfinance projects.
The Projec10 campaign challenges youth to start with $10 seed money and do something to make it grow. The profits
from their own mini enterprise (carwash, bake sale, etc) are donated to Opportunity’s Youth Apprentice Program in
Ghana Africa.
In 2015, Monash SEED is partnering with Projec10 so that Monash students can use their skills to empower both
Australian and Ghanaian youth.
Position Summary
The Projec10 Ambassador will work with the Opportunity International Partnership Director to help expand and grow
Projec10. This will involve managing the process of recruitment and implementation of the campaign across schools in
Melbourne. The ideal applicant would also advocate Projec10 across social media and other networks.
The applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must have a penchant for organisation.
Basic background knowledge about the microfinance industry is preferred but not required, and a passion for social justice
is essential.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. SEED is looking for someone who is truly determined to create
social impact through financial education and microfinance. This is a role that requires significant time and effort, but can
be incredibly rewarding for those who wish to see a world made better through tools of economic development.
Estimated time commitment:5-6 hours per week.
All applications must be submitted to [email protected]
Responsibilities
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Approaching schools through personal contacts or other means to recruit schools to participate in the program
Administration and organisation of participating schools and providing appropriate resources when required
Presenting Projec10 to school students and teachers
Assisting and mentoring during class/group preparation if required
Administration of feedback and follow up communication with participating schools
Requirements
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Commitment to work voluntarily 5-6 hours a week for a period of 6 or 12 months
Clear written and verbal communication skills
Confident and engaging public speaker
Initiative and the ability to work independently while part of a team
A current Working with Children check and Crimcheck will need to be undertaken
Two hours of training with Projec10 staff
Signing of Opportunity International Volunteer Agreement
Desirable Qualities
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Passion for growing an exciting start-up enterprise
Financial or education training or background
Passion for microfinance
How to Apply
Simply email [email protected] with the following:
 Curriculum vitae
 Cover letter (no more than one page) explaining why you would like to be a Projec10 Ambassador
All applications must be submitted to [email protected]