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Reception Volunteer

Applications close
30 Nov 2021

Staff the reception desk one day a week for four hours, from 9.00am to 1.00pm or 1.00 pm to 5.00pm, to fill the gap as the receptionist is part time. 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Take ownership of the reception area –in front of and behind the counter – and maintain it in an organised and presentable way. 

  • Greet visitors, suppliers, field workers in a polite, helpful and professional manner.   

  • Ensure that all visitors, suppliers, contractors, field workers, office volunteers, interns, etc. comply with the MSF Covid-19 Guidelines for visitors prior to attending the office, as wear masks, sanitize hands before signing in and out, follow the signs that are displayed as how to move in the office. 

  • Answer phone calls and redirect them to staff 

  • Manage courier deliveries. 

  • Other work as assigned by the Administration Manager. 

Benefits of the role for the volunteer and for the organization: 

  • Assisting and supporting the MSF Sydney office. 

  • Working in a dynamic and friendly environment, a thriving culture and for a great cause!  


Applications MUST address individual selection criteria.  You should also write a cover letter indicating why you want to work for Médecins Sans Frontières Australia and attach a copy of your CV.   PDF iconjd_-_reception_volunteers_nov21.pdf

Please note that a criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process.  Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for.  Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has a Child Protection Policy in place and all employees are required to comply with this policy. 

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this role, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Applications close: Applications will be assessed as received

Please email applications and enquiries to [email protected]