The Conversation Club (TCC) is held at the Strathfield Main Library on Thursdays, TCC helps to strengthen Strathfield community relationships by increasing local residents' confidence in the English language as well as fostering social networks.

This community is a multicultural community, participants improved their English-speaking skills, provide a sense of belonged and helped each other. Participants are provided with many speaking opportunities, on a range of topics and the small group work.

Our conversation groups help you establish social connections and interact with others. We have sessions focused on young people, women and specific ethnic groups. At Metro Assist we support groups, new and emerging to collectively increase the social participation, economic and personal well-being of community members. Our projects aim to support and empower community groups. This can involve working in partnership with community members and other service providers to facilitate information sessions, workshops, training & up skilling programs and community linkages. Information sessions and workshops in different languages are available throughout the year, covering a range of topics to help you navigate life in Australia.

The Role

Please note, this program runs during school terms. Students in this program must attend all the sessions.

  • Collate content to discuss each week in collaboration with members
  • Assist with setting up the space
  • Collaborate in discussions.

How to apply

More information about requirements, dates, times, and locations for this opportunity can be found on InPlace. Students can also apply to any available opportunity directly through InPlace. For information and tools on how to use InPlace, please refer to 'Applying with InPlace' module in the Community Engagement Canvas Course.

Before applying for an opportunity please ensure:

  • You understand and will follow any COVID-safe practices as determined by ACU, the organisation offering this opportunity or the public health orders of your state.
  • You are willing to undertake further processing as required and acknowledge that your ACU email address and the information you provide in your application will be shared with the organisation that offers this opportunity. The organisation will keep your personal information confidential.
  • You have read the 'Safety and Wellbeing' module in the Community Engagement course.

Opportunities are available in line with the needs of our community partners. If this opportunity is not listed in InPlace it may not be open, it may be at capacity, or you may not be eligible.

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If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact ACU Engagement.

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