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Mission Australia (Surry Hills)
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Mission Australia volunteers and staff focus on empowering people and building communities. The Mission Australia Centre in Surry Hills aims to break the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals, providing varying levels if intervention through flexible, innovating, responsive services and support options. We are looking for volunteers that will help achieve Mission Australia’s vision.

The Catalyst University Program has been running at the Mission Australia Centre for fourteen years, providing students with credit points towards University education. The topic for Semester 2, 2022 is 'Global History: Six Degrees of Separation.’ This subject will begin on the 28th July.

The Catalyst University Program also provides students with one-to-one academic support through our Learning Partner tutorial sessions. The students have computer and library resources available to them at the Mission Australia Centre as well as complimentary weekly writing and computer workshops for further assistance if needed.

We are currently seeking Learning Partners to volunteer at the Mission Australia Centre. The role will begin July 28th and will run for 12 weeks during semester 1 study period times. The Learning Partner sessions run on Thursday evenings from 5.30pm-7pm.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone with previous experience of undergraduate or postgraduate university study. The candidate must also be willing to attend the Volunteer Training Session (after business hours).