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Bushfire Recovery Ballina - Constructing Nesting Boxes

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Do you want to support the local environment recover from recent bushfires? Come and join us in Ballina in the upcoming Saturdays with the assembling of wildlife nest boxes, construction of insect hotels and construction of wildlife watering stations to help in bushfire affected areas. Suitable for volunteering and student enrolled in the following units; COM30001, SCI00211.

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

Ballina , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Properties and Benefits of Australian Macadamia Oil for Skin Care

Avilla Farm

Do you have a passion for research? As local macadamia farmers, we have developed a skin care brand with the 'Farm to Face' theme showcasing macadamia oil. To add credibility to our brand we would like to initiate investigative research on the benefits of macadamia oil for skin. This opportunity suits students enrolled in SCI00211, SCI83012.

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

Alstonville , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Speakers & Facilitators for Cancer Council Talks

Cancer Council NSW

Do you want to gain valuable experience engaging with your local community. In this project, volunteers will deliver talks to educate the community on how to reduce their cancer risk and connect people to our cause. These will create awareness about what we do, how we can help and how people can support Cancer Council. Suits studnet volunteers or students enrolled in COM30001, SOY10105.

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

Byron Bay , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Event Administrator

Cancer Council NSW

Are you a go-getter? Do you want to gain valuable real-world experience while contributing to a worthwhile cause? We are looking for motivated individuals who love to have conversations with people and build supportive relationships with our hosts and assist us to support them through their host journey for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea. This project would suit students studying COM30001 or students looking for meaningful volunteering opportunities.

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

Coffs Harbour , Mid North Coast NSW Region

Events & Communications Volunteer - Coffs Harbour

Cancer Council NSW

Cancer Council is a community funded, community focused cancer charity dedicated to working towards a cancer-free future. There are things that we can all do every day to help make this happen. The Coffs Harbour office is seeking multiple dynamic and enthusiastic volunteers for the position of Events & Communications Volunteer. This opportunity would suit students enrolled in COM30001, COM00471, SOY10114 or students looking to volunteer.

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

Coffs Harbour , Northern Rivers NSW Region

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 , South East QLD Region

Developing Innovative Learners through a School Maker Space

St Mary's Catholic College Casino

Get involved in your local community and make a difference! We plan to build a making community among interested students with robotics, coding, electronics and other forms in our new Library Maker Space. This project would suit student volunteers with an interest in education, technology, engineering and art and students studying COM30001.

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

Casino , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Screenworks Success on the Screen

Screenworks

Support the local screen industry! This project will develop case studies profiling the benefits of the professional development provided to screen practitioners in the Northern Rivers and investigate the broader benefits of this work to other industries in the Northern Rivers region. This opportunity suits students enrolled in COM30001, HLT10595 and COM10628

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Education; Sustainable Development Goal: Quality Education (SDG 11).

Ballina , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Community Visitors Scheme

Feros Care

Make a difference by supporting our seniors! The Feros Care Community Visitors Scheme aims to enrich the quality of life of seniors living in aged care residential facilities or at home who are at risk of social isolation and would benefit from a friendly visitor. This project would suit students looking for a meaning volunteering opportunity who could also commit a couple of hours a week for at least 6 months.

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

Coolangatta , South East QLD Region

Jali Aboriginal Marine Estate Management Strategy

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Working with local Aboriginal communities in the management of Sea Country to reduce the threats and risks to Aboriginal cultural heritage. Tasks will include mainly weed control and rubbish collection. Would suit students looking for volunteering opportunities as well as students studying COM30001 and SCI00211.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Environment; Sustainable Development Goal: Sustainable Cities & Communities (SDG 11).

Ballina , Northern Rivers NSW Region