The Strathfield Conversation Club began in 2010. This weekly program aims to reduce social isolation and build confidence in conversational English for adults from non-English speaking backgrounds who live in the Strathfield Council local government area.
Live. Give. Learn. Thailand is a two-week program that is delivered in conjunction with Challenges Abroad Australia. The program is based in Pa Pae Sub-District in Northern Thailand. Volunteers work on education and extra-curricular initiatives that build and support the community.
The Equity Pathways team is looking for enthusiastic ACU students or staff willing to commit to weekly attendance (during school terms only) at Earnshaw State College (which is literally down the road from ACU) to support Indigenous students from years three to six in maths. Up to five places are available.
Kedron State High School is located on Brisbane’s north side and has a large population of students from refugee and migrant backgrounds. ACU Engagement partners with the school in supporting an afternoon homework club where these students can receive support for their homework tasks and assignments.
If you’re passionate about safety, understanding, belonging and success for young people with learning and perceptual disabilities, then the Modified Rugby Program (MRP) Colts division is for you. No rugby experience is necessary. There are 30 places and 30 hours per student, per season available.
The Read To Learn Program (RTL) supports primary school children from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee backgrounds, who have also been identified as requiring additional support to develop their reading and literacy skills.
The Atherton Gardens Homework Support program is a partnership between ACU and The Smith Family, and offers weekly after school homework support to local primary school students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee backgrounds.
Catholic Healthcare provides a range of volunteering opportunities, predominantly though providing social support to clients either in day-care centres, home visiting and phone calls, or by visiting residents in a facility, although there can be occasional opportunities to do office based volunteering.
Strathfield Council’s “Centenary Park Walking Group” is seeking a volunteer to lead the walking group every Friday from 10am to 11am in a circuit around Homebush West. Council’s Walking Group Program provides an informal and social opportunity to improve physical activity levels, mental health, community life, social wellbeing and community safety and meet new people in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
Strathfield Council’s Buddies Program is seeking fifteen (15) “Big Buddy” volunteers to participate in a 30- minute long, weekly session for local primary school students ESL (English as a Second Language) who need to improve their reading skills such as fluency and comprehension. You will be reading one-on-one to a student “Little Buddy” from a selection of books.