Media Centre Internship/Volunteer


The Alliance Française currently has an exciting opportunity to join our small and dynamic mediacentre team as intern or volunteer during 3 to 6 months.

The Alliance Française de Sydney is an independent, not-for-profit language and cultural organisation and as such offers a large variety of French classes since 1895. It belongs to the Alliances Françaises network with 1040 centres in 136 countries around the world.

Duration: From January 2019 (3 months up to 6 months)

Essential criteria:

  • Welcome customers and students
  • Search standard reference materials, including online sources
  • Develop and maintain collections management policies and procedures
  • Maintain the organisation of library materials
  • Provide a library loan service for both book and audiovisual materials

About the ideal candidate:

  • Good level in English
  • Good general computing knowledge
  • Desire to learn a range of tasks and activities
  • Good organisational skills with an attention to detail


    The internship/ volunteering is not paid. Transport in Sydney and lunch expenses for the total duration and days of work of the internship are covered by the Alliance Française of Sydney.


    Visa requirements:

    ·      You should be aware that you need a visa to be a intern/ volunteer in Australia


    Please note: the Alliance Française de Sydney does cover the first 3 nights of accommodation in a backpacker hotel in Sydney. This internship is unpaid however there is reimbursement for lunch and transport in Sydney. No other participation is offered regarding travel expenses France-Australia or accommodation in Sydney for the length of the internship


    Please send resume and cover letter in English to library@afsydney.com.au