Student Volunteer Program

The Student Volunteer program gives medical students the opportunity to attend RMA20 to network with hundreds of dedicated rural health professionals and assist onsite.

Volunteer Program benefits

  • Complimentary student registration to RMA20 giving you the opportunity to hear from informative and motivational speakers, participate in engaging workshops and learn and network with industry peers
  • Complimentary ticket to the Welcome Reception and Future Generalists' Networking event 
  • The chance to attend the peak national event for rural and remote doctors and network with hundreds of delegates
  • Improve your communication and organisational skills by working behind the scenes at a major national event
Doctors in Training

What's involved:

Volunteers will be working alongside the RMA crew and be rostered on for up to three half day shifts throughout the conference. The remainder of the time is yours to immerse yourself within the conference. 

Duties include ushering; providing directions; supporting presenters delivering student workshops, and ‘runner’ duties as required

Volunteers will be expected to attend a briefing and training session onsite on Wednesday 24 February.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be 18 years old or over
  • Be a current student enrolled in an Australian university studying a medicine degree
  • Be a current student member of ACRRM and/or RDAA

Please note: All successful volunteers must arrange their own travel and accommodation to and from the conference, as well any additional paid social functions, including the Presidents' Breakfast and Conference Dinner and Excellence Awards. 

Please note: you must be an ACRRM or RDAA student member to apply. Applications close 14 December 2020. 

Read the student volunteer guidelines here and the  Terms and conditions and inclusions here