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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

Design a Crowdfunding Campaign for Sprung 2020

Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc.

Get involved with Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre seeks a marketing intern or student to help design and coordinate a successful crowdfunding campaign. This opportunity suits volunteers and those studying the following units; MKT00075, COM30001, COM00471, SOY10114, HLT10595, MNG93003.


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

Ballina , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Jabiru Wetlands Ecology Project

Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetland Restoration Working Group

Is wetland ecology your thing? We are looking for students to undertake research to help volunteers rehabilitate and restore a wetland significant for migratory birds, whilst building up a complete reference of the history, flora and fauna including weeds and introduced species, whilst building and promoting cultural, educational, environmental and tourism outcomes of the wetlands. Research could be done by a desktop review, and independent site visits. This project would suit students studying tourism or environmental science for example the Integrated Project (SCI00211).

Working on this project you will make a difference in Key Impact Area: Environment; Sustainable Development Goals: Life below Water (SDG 14) and Life on Land (SDG 15).

Casino , Northern Rivers NSW Region

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).

Various Locations , Northern Rivers NSW Region

Windbreaks as Koala Habitat

Lismore City Council

Support our Koalas! This project aims to document of the habitat value and use of windbreaks by koalas by undertaking field work on a range of macadamia farms in locations across the Lismore local government area. This opportunity suits students enrolled in SCI00211 and SCI83012.

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

Goonellabah , 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 the following units; COM30001, SOY10114, HLT10595.

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

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

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

Help Revegetate the Richmond River! 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