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Outreach Volunteers for Orange Sky Australia

Orange Sky Australia

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Orange Sky Australia is on a mission to help positively connect the 116,000 Australians who are experiencing homelessness. Volunteer for 2 hours each fortnight to provide a service to the community experiencing homelessness. We have a mobile laundry and shower van that provides a place for positive connection to those who are in need. This opportunity suits student volunteers or students enrolled in SOY10105 and COM30001.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Social Welfare; Sustainable Development Goal: Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10).

Albion , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Volunteer with the Byron Youth Service

Byron Youth Service

Are you passionate about community action and young people?
Volunteer with BYS and help to address existing and emerging issues impacting young people aged 12-24 living and working in the Northern Rivers. This opportunity suits students enrolled in COM30001, SOY10114, HLT10595, WEL91006 and WEL91007.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Community and Cultural Development; Sustainable Development Goal: Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10).

Byron Bay , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Volunteer Position: Spark Plugs Innovation Clubhouse Facilitator

Spark Plugs Innovation Club

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with young people and develop you educational skills while creating change? Spark Plugs Innovation Club offers volunteers a great opportunity to work with children aged 7-14 years to help them build STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, Entrepreneurship and Design) skills. This project is suitable for volunteering, students studying Education and students enrolled in COM30001 or SOY10114.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Education; Sustainable Development Goal: Quality Education (SDG 4).

Murwillumbah , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Environmental Consultancy Internship

Eco Logical Australia

Are you an environmental science student? Eco Logical Australia are looking for a third year environmental science student to work on a variety of projects including ecology, environmental monitoring, impact assessment, vegetation management, planning, conservation assessment and geotech. This opportunity suits students enrolled in ENV00224.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Environment; Sustainable Development Goal: Life on Land (SDG 15).

Coffs Harbour , New South Wales

Volunteer Family Connect

The Benevolent Society

Do you want to make a real difference? This project matches volunteers with families to provide them with the support they need. This project aims to empower families in need by enhancing social inclusion and helping to develop healthier family relationships. This opportunity suits volunteers and students enrolled in COM30001, HLT10595 and SOY10114,

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Social Welfare; Sustainable Development Goal: Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10).

Nerang , Other States and Territories

Disabilities Sports in Northern NSW Schools and Special Units Program

Lord's Taverners Northern NSW Inc

Make a real difference in the lives of disadvantaged and disabled young people! Lord's Taverners wish to expand on their present small program of providing appropriate sporting activities for disadvantaged and disabled children in schools and local special units by providing these activities to more facilities throughout northern NSW. This opportunity suits students enrolled in HLT10595 and COM30001.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Health and Disability; Sustainable Development Goal: Good Heath and Well-being (SDG 3).

Goonellabah , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Our Healthy Clarence - Community Access Project

Our Healthy Clarence

Are you a passionate researcher who is inspired to make a difference in the community? Work collaboratively with the Our Healthy Clarence Steering Committee to undertake a community research project to further analyse community survey data in relation to access issues and target populations. This project would suit an Honours or Master (Research) student in health, psychology, social science, or social work.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Community & Cultural Development; Sustainable Development Goal: Good Health & Well-being (SDG 3).

South Grafton , Mid North Coast NSW Region

Become an AIME Mentor

AIME Mentoring

Develop your leadership and mentoring skills with AIME and make a real difference! Work alongside Indigenous High School students during AIME Program Days at Southern Cross University and support Tutor Squads at local schools. This opportunity would suit students looking for meaningful volunteering opportunities as well as students enrolled in the following specific units; COM30001, COM00471, SOY10114, SOY10105.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Education; Sustainable Development Goal: Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10).

Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Tweed/ Gold Coast , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Communications Intern - Byron Writers Festival

Byron Writers Festival

Do you want to contribute to an internationally renowned festival while learning valuable professional skills? Byron Writers Festival seeks a Communications Intern to assist with Marketing and Communications activities for the 2020 Festival. Ideally starting in April 2020, this opportunity would suit motivated students enrolled in Professional Placement COM00471.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Community & Cultural Development; Sustainable Development Goal: Quality Education (SDG 4).

Byron Bay , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2020 Internship: Digital Publicity Support

Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival

Do you want to develop your existing social media skills while expanding the reach of a great community led festival? Work with the committee, design the social media campaign, monitoring & adjusting multi-channel content output according to feedback; across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and production & distribution of email newsletter. Suitable for highly motivated Creative Writing or Digital Media and Communications students enrolled in Professional Placement COM00471.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Community & Cultural Development; Sustainable Development Goal: Quality Education (SDG 4).

Bellingen , Northern Rivers NSW Region