Regional Ambassadors Wanted

Following 2 ½ years of record breaking tourism visitation to the Bundaberg Region, and as holiday makers continue seek the regions extraordinary tourism experiences, the region’s Visitor Information Centres are calling for passionate locals to share their love for the region with guests as Volunteer Ambassadors.

ATEC is the peak body of inbound tourism in Australia, supporting the industry by working closely alongside Tourism & Events Queensland and numerous regional tourism organisations to grow international opportunities and business capability through connections with distribution opportunities in key overseas markets and delivering training and development programs.

With the Visitor Information Centres (VICs) welcoming around 25,000 guests every year, Volunteer Ambassadors provide support to the experience team by greeting visitors and assisting them with planning their time in the region and sharing information on our local tourism offerings, with an aim to increase visitation to local businesses and attractions.

The Bundaberg VIC, situated next to the iconic Bundaberg Rum Distillery, and the Childers VIC, located in the Childers main street, offer Volunteer Ambassadors an opportunity to discover behind the scenes of the tourism industry, with regular free day tours to experience the regions attractions and operators, in addition to full training to support their existing knowledge.

Bundaberg Tourism’s Visitor Experience Manager, Anna Maslen said “Passionate local volunteers are integral to the work we do here at the Visitor Information Centres”.

“These members of the local community volunteer their time out of pure love for the region, and share recommendations, stories of the area and insider tips to assist travellers in making the most of their time in the region. Creating genuine connections and leaving heartfelt lasting impressions with visitors to the Southern Great Barrier Reef”.

“Our friendly team are motivated by the fresh outlook that comes with our volunteers, and we look forward to welcoming some new faces into the Visitor Information’s Centres,” said Ms Maslen.

Reasons to Volunteer with Bundaberg Tourism

• Volunteer Ambassadors are welcomed into a sociable, safe and enjoyable space with a passionate and fun team;
• Full training will be provided to support your existing local knowledge as ambassadors for our fantastic region;
• Volunteer Ambassadors undertake light duties in our modern, airconditioned spaces including greeting and talking to guests, answering overflow phonecalls, replenishing brochure racks and restocking merchandise;
• Our VICs are wheelchair accessible and provides ample seating for team members who need to rest their legs.

For more details on the Volunteer Ambassador roles and other opportunities at the Bundaberg Visitor Information Centre, please call the team on 4153 8888 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About Bundaberg Tourism

Originally established in 1971 as a regional tourism and economic development body, today Bundaberg Region Ltd.’s key priority areas are focused on driving visitation to the destination and supporting business development as we strive to build and maintain a healthy and sustainable regional tourism economy.

Trading as Bundaberg Tourism, the destination management organisation operates as a not-for-profit, working closely with key industry stakeholders as well as local and state government and Tourism & Events Queensland, to build destination awareness through a targeted program of marketing, publicity, visitor services, product and experience development.

For media information please contact:
Ellie Tonkin
Acting CEO, Bundaberg Tourism
0400 432 366
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