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Wilsons River Landcare Tree Planting

The Wilsons River Landcare Group Inc.

This project will assist the Wilsons River Landcare Group in the ecological restoration of lowland subtropical rainforest on riverbank and the bush regeneration of urban catchment areas aligning to the Lismore City Council Urban Green Corridors Strategy. This opportunity suits student volunteers or students enrolled in COM30001.

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Environment; Sustainable Development Goal: Climate Action (SDG 13).

Lismore , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Product Development Research focusing on Local & Sustainable Tourism

The Cubana Group

Multiple internship roles working with The Cubana Group to carry out market analysis of the tours market on Mid–North Coast of NSW and assist in creating new tour products for various market segments. This opportunity would suit students enrolled in MNG00912, MKT00075 or marketing students looking for volunteering.

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

Nambucca Heads , New South Wales

Events & Communications Internship - Byron Bay

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 Byron Bay office is seeking multiple dynamic and enthusiastic volunteers for the position of Events & Communications Volunteer. This opportunity would suit students enrolled in MNG73005, MNG73006 and COM00471 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).

Byron Bay , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Springbrook Residents Survey - support our small and vibrant community

Springbrook Mountain Community Association

Springbrook is a vibrant small community in the Hinterland of the Gold Coast, full of passionate people. We are a semi isolated community without the ability to draw from a wide range of skills and resources like other suburbs can. We are hoping to survey the opinions, attitudes and feelings of the residents and landholders of Springbrook regarding infrastructure decisions and potentially divisive and contested future proposals. This would be suitable for students interested in volunteering opportunities or looking to undertake a research project in Session 3.

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

Mugeerabah , South East QLD Region

Evaluate the Tweed Regional Museum's Program for People with Dementia

Tweed Regional Museum

Tweed Regional Museum is developing an object-based reminiscence program for people with dementia. Help us complete an evaluation of the program to see whether it has had positive effects on the cognitive function and wellbeing of participants. This project would be suitable for students studying Occupational Therapy (HLT10595).

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

Murwillumbah , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Take 3 for Byron & Make a Difference

Surfer Rosa Communications

take3forbyron is a responsible travel campaign to keep Byron's beaches, waterways and natural places plastic-free. #take3forbyron is funded by Byron Shire Council, and managed by Surfer Rosa Communications under licence with Take 3 for The Sea. Suitable for volunteering and/ or students enrolled in the following units: Community Engagement Project (COM30001), Integrated Project (SCI00211) and Marketing and Promotion (MKT00075).

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

Clunes , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Develop a Sports Science/Physical Development Program

North Coast Football

North Coast Football is a leading football club based in Coffs Harbour. Off the pitch, the club is developing a model centred around building a platform for long-term success. This is your chance to put your learning into action by creating an implementing a new sports science program at a sub-elite level. The opportunity is suitable for students studying Sport and Exercise Science.

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

COFFS HARBOUR , Mid North Coast NSW Region

2020 Raise Youth Mentoring Program

Raise Foundation

Raise Foundation is a registered Australian charity which provides mentoring programs for young people in high schools and in the community. Our mentoring programs provide a community of support around young people. Our programs run in school term 2 and 3 so the next opportunity for students to mentor will be from April 2020. This project would suit student volunteering, or students enrolled in COM30001, SOY10105.

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

Mosman , New South Wales

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

Help Revegetate the Richmond River

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Intensive agriculture along the Richmond River has resulted in issues facing the river's water quality, soil nutrient deficiency & erosion. To combat that we will provide riparian rehab via bush regen, weed control & re-establishing native vegetation. Would suit students studying ENV00224 and SCI00111.

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