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Don’t Wait to Finish School to get Experience

You don’t need to sit around and wait until you’ve finished school to start getting experience, building skills, and making connections for your future. There are lots of things you can do alongside your schoolwork. Let’s take a look at some of your options. Part-time work  This is something a lot of students already do. …

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Youth at the Zoo

Taronga’s Youth at the Zoo program (YATZ) gives teens the opportunity to learn more about how our Zoos operate, develop skills for the future and spend time with like-minded people who share a passion for animals and conservation. The program is open to teens aged 13 – 19 years old. Members will have the opportunity …

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Join the 2023 Neo Ambassador Committee

Young creative leaders and change makers this one’s for you – applications are now open for our 2023 Neo Ambassador Committee! We’re looking for passionate young creatives aged 13-17 to join our committee of volunteer Ambassadors. Be part of creative events programming, professional development, working alongside artists and curators, and see your ideas come to …

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Roles in Disaster Relief

Unfortunately there have been lots of natural disasters happening recently, and over the past few years in Australia. If you’re wondering how you might be able to help, there are lots of jobs and volunteer roles where you can make a difference.   Jobs in Disaster Relief   If you want a career in Disaster …

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Become an Ambassador for Northern Territory Youth Week

NT Youth Week is a celebration of young people across the Territory, and applications are now open for the ambassador roles! As an NT Youth Week Ambassador you will: represent and promote your region during NT Youth be a media spokesperson through participation in radio, newspaper interviews and other media opportunities assist in the planning …

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Teenage Volunteering Abroad

Projects Abroad run a series of specialised overseas volunteering programs tailored specifically to teenagers aged 15-18. These programs are a great way to step outside your comfort zone and help make a difference in communities around the world. They have trips that run all throughout the year, with most designed to fit in around the …

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How do I get a Working With Children Check in Australia?

How do I get a Working With Children Check in Australia?

Thinking of working or volunteering with children or young people? Great! You may need to get a Working With Children Check (WWCC) before you can start. What is a Working With Children Check? A WWCC is an assessment of your character and your background. They’re there to make sure  that you are a responsible, good …

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Study Abroad with WEP Student Exchange

Study Abroad with WEP Student Exchange

A WEP student exchange is the opportunity for students to exchange their school, culture, family and possibly language for a selected time period in another country. It could be more rewarding than simply being a tourist, as you’ll live like locals and acquire knowledge not available to the general traveller. It is a once in …

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Create your resume

Create your resume

Applying for jobs (and sometimes when you’re applying to tertiary education), you’ll need a resume. A resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae), is a document which details your work and study history, including all of your achievements and skills so far. You’ll need to provide all the essential details in a professional looking, easy-to-read format. Keep …

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Street Heat 2022 Assistant EOI

Want to learn how to run a skate competition? Learn the ins and outs of putting on a multi-discipline skate event by helping Launch Darwin run Street Heat 2022, on Saturday 9 April as a part of Northern Territory Youth Week. Learn the basics of: Project planning including working with deadlines and timelines Creating a …

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Volunteer with FIRST

Volunteer with FIRST

FIRST Australia engages young people in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, inspiring innovation, and fostering life skills including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. If you love STEM and want to get involved, check out their programs and events. You could also consider volunteering for a FIRST event.  Not only could you …

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Extra-Curriculars aren't just for kids

Extra-Curriculars aren’t just for kids

  Do More With Your Life   When you’re at school, you have plenty of opportunities to be involved in things that aren’t just school work. You can play music or sport, work at a part-time job, get involved in the school production, volunteer, and plenty of other things besides. Once you leave school, though, …

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Volunteer with Allity Aged Care

Allity Aged Care are interested in hearing from people with all kinds of life experiences. If you bring a special skill or experience that their residents might enjoy, they would love to talk with you about how they can best utilise your experience. Support their lifestyle programs & help residents stay socially connected Sing, dance …

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Be My Eyes – Volunteer Online

If you’re looking for a way to volunteer and make a difference to people’s lives, then you could try out the Be My Eyes app. It’s free app and has been designed to connect blind and low-vision people all around the world, with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video …

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Volunteer with Brighter Lives

Volunteers have been the foundation of our work since the very beginning. Most of our volunteers are based at the Townsville University Hospital and provide an invaluable service to patients and visitors. They drive the buggies, helping patients who need the buggies to travel across the hospital. They provide a warm welcome on arrival, providing …

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Volunteer with the Rural Fire Service

The Queensland Rural Fire Service (RFS) is always looking for new volunteers to help their brigades running and local communities safe. Being part of the RFS offers fantastic opportunities for self development. Members of rural brigades receive training and skills that assist in all areas of life, such as: Teamwork Incident management Leadership skills Fire …

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Be a Conservation Volunteer with Projects Abroad

Do you want to do more to protect the environment and endangered animals? Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Are you interested in a career in conservation someday? Volunteering with Projects Abroad could be the perfect experience for you. You’ll learn directly from conservation experts, and do work that has a tangible impact on local …

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Online Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering can be a great way to gain experience and boost your confidence. But it can be difficult to find opportunities at the moment. Did you know that you can volunteer online? Seek has a variety of online volunteering opportunities listed on their website. They include opportunities in aged care, social media, graphic design and …

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Queensland’s Care Army

Volunteering is really rewarding on so many levels, it can help make other people’s lives easier and more pleasant, it could make you feel better by just doing something to help out. If that isn’t enough you could learn new skills, discover things that inspire you or that you’re passionate about, plus volunteering could provide …

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Volunteer at the 2020 Davis Cup

There’s an opportunity to volunteer as an usher or information roamer at the Davis Cup qualifier taking place in South Australia 6 to 7 March 2020. You could get an inside look at the world of professional tennis, add something new to your resume and watch some top level tennis without having to pay for …

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Join the Farm Army

Owning a farm in a rural or regional location can sometimes mean it’s hard to find people to help with work. Rural Aid has created Farm Army, a resource where you can sign up to find volunteer and paid work on farms near you. Volunteering on farms can be a great way to gain experience …

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Kickstart your career with a global internship

If you’re interested in a travel experience that’s not all about tourism, there are companies out there who can organise trips where you can combine adventure with meaningful and real-world work experience. You can access international internships, TEFL courses and volunteer placements, across a wide range of professional fields and helping out with a variety …

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