The MONSU Crew is your volunteering program at Monash University Caulfield! Run by us, your Undergraduate Student Union, we offer students the opportunity to become engaged members of the Monash Caulfield community while helping you build your resume, further your professional skill set and meet fellow students while taking a break from your studies!
There’s plenty of ways to get involved, with volunteer opportunities spanning across many portfolios including events, education, overseas student services, women’s, queer, people of colour and more!
Applications for 2023 are now open!
How does it work?
Listed further down this page are all the available Crew teams we will be running in 2023! Each team works closely with our Student Representatives who have each been democratically elected into their positions to represent these portfolios.
Have a read through the roles and responsibilities of each Crew to find what you’re interested in. After this, you can apply via the link below!
Committed MONSU Crew will be officially thanked and recognised for their time and efforts at the end of each semester.
How to apply
Please limit your application to one role that is of interest. You will always be invited to join in our events and activities outside the Crew role you select.
Become a MONSU Member. Follow the instructions here to become a MONSU Member. Membership is free + easy!
CLICK HERE to submit your application to join the MONSU Crew in 2023!
MONSU Crew Roles
The Events Crew help support the Activities Officers in organising and delivering all MONSU activities and events to the students of Monash Caulfield. This includes major on-campus events, smaller activities and online events such as:
Free Food Events like Midweek Meet and Breakfast Club
O-Fest and Orientation Week activities
Safe n' Sexy Week Events
After Exams Party
Monash run events at Caulfield Campus (Summerfest/ Winterfest)
As an Events Crew member, you will help create memorable experiences for students at Caulfield, as well as yourselves, while having a lot of fun and meeting new lifelong friends.
The Education Crew is responsible for representing students academic needs to the Education Officer, who can then table these issues to people within the University. Education Crew also take part in running several key events throughout the year, including:
The Education Crew needs a diverse and collaborative team to ensure MONSU Caulfield is best representing the needs of all students under our care.
Overseas Student Services (OSS) Crew
The OSS Crew are responsible for representing the needs and concerns of all Caulfield International students to the OSS Officer, who can then bring these forward to MONSU Caulfield and the University. OSS Crew have the opportunity to work closely with the OSS Officer and cultural clubs to run events and initiatives such as:
The OSS Officer needs passionate Crew members to represent the voice of our international cohort at Caulfield campus.
The Welfare Crew work closely with the Education Crew offering a holistic approach to the wellbeing of every student. Crew members will be required to assist with key events such as:
Alongside the Welfare Office, you’ll be committed to easing those non-academic struggles that students may face on a daily basis. We are looking for Crew members with a passion to help others.
The Women’s Crew work alongside the Women’s Officer, who is here to help foster a safe and inclusive environment on campus, that empowers women and acts as an advocate for their voices, rights and identities.
The Women’s Crew are involved in events and initiatives such as:
Safe n’ Sexy Week
Campaigning on behalf of women around equity, equality, discrimination and health
Raising awareness of issues around gender equality
Contributing and running of the MONSU Women’s Instagram account
Supporting events from other portfolios
Women’s Crew members are enthusiastic about creating an inclusive and welcoming community for everyone on campus.
The Queer Crew are responsible for making queer-identifying and questioning students feel comfortable on campus and feel a part of the MONSU Queer community. The Queer Crew have a role in organising and running events and initiatives such as:
Working closely with the Queer Officers, the Queer Crew helps represent the needs of Queer Students to MONSU and the University.
The Sustainability Crew recognises the impact of climate change and has a passion for adopting sustainability practices to improve the health of the planet, people, animals and plants. The Sustainability Crew works closely with all Reps and the MONSU Green Team to offer a holistic approach to sustainability.
Crew members will be required to assist with:
Managing the waste management station on level 2
Developing and running significant programs/activities such as Earth Day
Managing sustainability practices at free food events
Spreading the ‘sustainability message’ to MONSU students
Completing actions in the Monash Green Impact program
Sustainability Crew needs forward thinkers, passionate students willing to educate and implement change at Caulfield Campus.
People of Colour (PoC) Crew
The People of Colour Crew will work alongside our PoC Officer, to ensure students of all backgrounds are supported, represented and advocated for at the Caulfield Campus. This is a new crew as of 2022, so we are seeking innovative volunteers to help initiate and landmark this crew for the future!
The PoC Crew are involved in events and initiatives such as:
- Culture Festival
- Raising awareness for PoC issues on campus
- Advocating for and supporting PoC students at Caulfield
- Initiating and providing support to the PoC officers programs and initiatives
PoC Crew will be passionate about creating an inclusive and representative student community and leading diversity at the Caulfield Campus.