Community Ambassador

Become a Community Ambassador for Catherine House!

Started in 2019, the Catherine House Community Ambassador Program is a way for our community to get involved, raise funds, awareness and volunteer for us. As an Ambassador, we ask that you attend Ambassador events, hold a minimum of one fundraising activity for Catherine House, and volunteer with us.

Applications for 2024 have now closed. If you have submitted an application, our Fundraising & Campaign Coordinator, Molly, will be in touch shortly.

How our Ambassadors help

Raise Awareness

Our Ambassadors help us share what we do with the community. Starting conversations with friends, family and coworkers can make ripple effects that create powerful change.

Host an Event

Events are a fantastic way to raise vital funds and awareness of Catherine House within your networks. Get creative with your event – host a quiz night, a cocktail party or a Sunday lawn bowls!


Throughout the year we have occasional volunteering opportunities come up, whether it’s sorting through donations, helping out at an event or participating in a Bunnings Sausage Sizzle!

“Working alongside fellow like-minded ambassadors generates passion and raises awareness about the work of Catherine House – just as important as raising funds.

By joining the Community Ambassador program, you will be making a tangible difference to the hundreds of women who access Catherine House services each year.”

– Hannah, 2022 Community Ambassador

What do Community Ambassadors receive in return?

  • The opportunity to meet and network with like-minded individuals
  • The chance to make a real change in your community
  • Ongoing support from the Catherine House Fundraising Team
  • Extensive onboarding information, including your Ambassador Toolkit
  • Practical, professional experience in fundraising
  • A Catherine House T-Shirt and Tote Bag

“Being a Community Ambassador has not only provided me with the opportunity to continue my support of Catherine House in a more official way, but has also provided me with the unique opportunity to understand the myriad of services that Catherine House Provides – and the life changing impact it has on women who are experiencing homelessness.”

– Georgia, 2022 Community Ambassador


How long does the Community Ambassador program run for?

The program runs for 12 months, from January to December, so you have the whole year to get organised and start fundraising or even host multiple events!

How much of a commitment is expected?

Other than organising one fundraising event within the calendar year (or more, if you want!), we ask that you spend roughly one hour per week advocating for Catherine House. This could mean having conversations within your network, sharing our social media posts or keeping yourself informed with the latest homelessness news.

How much money do I need to raise?

There is no minimum fundraising amount required, however we do suggest you set yourself a goal. When you set up your online fundraising page, your goal will default to $350, but you are welcome to change this. It’s always a great idea to aim high! The more funds that are raised, the more we can support women experiencing homelessness.

I’m interested! What are the next steps?

Applications for our 2024 Community Ambassador program have now closed. Please contact [email protected] for alternative fundraising opportunities throughout the year.

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