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2015 WIL Support Bursaries. Nicole Nash Course: Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)WIL Unit: Science InternshipPlacement: MaldivesCampus: Warrnambool For my internship I spent five weeks on a small island "Velidhoo" in the Maldives, working closely with the Velidhoo Future Foundation (VFF).

2015 WIL Support Bursaries

Throughout my placement I undertook many invigorating and inspiring tasks from preparing class notes for fisheries science classes, writing Environmental Impact Assessments, to preparing grant proposals for funding of the VFF organisation as well as working closely with the dive centre in researching the islands coral reef habitats in order to locate the most appropriate site for the coral restoration program that is to be implemented in Velidhoo. My scientific writing, research skills and knowledge were all enhanced. In particularly I noticed this since returning home and having a wider range of skills that I hadn't acquired prior to my placement. The WIL Program helped me immensely. Crisis Help Network: Melbourne Homeless Services. HomeGround Services - Meet our Team. Sonali is a case manager with the Northern Social Housing Advocacy and Support Program (SHASP).

HomeGround Services - Meet our Team

She enjoys the friendly and supportive culture at HomeGround where she works with a diverse group of people who are respected and valued by the organisation. Sonali also appreciates that as an independent secular organisation HomeGround supports and advocates for everyone in the community. Sonali recommends working for HomeGround because it’s a friendly organisation and professional development of staff is valued, encouraged and supported.

A day in my working life “My working day involves supporting Public Housing tenants to sustain their tenancies. Belinda is HomeGround Real Estate’s Trust Account Manager. “My working day varies from collecting rents and making payments to landlords, to problem solving, inspecting properties, photography and advertising listings on our website and external real estate websites. Jesse has been the Southern SHASP Coordinator for two years with HomeGround. Home. Refugee Council of Australia. Volunteer Projects Overseas - International Volunteers for Peace. Volunteer Abroad with International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) United Nations Volunteers: Youth.

When Fanny Declerq, a human rights lawyer and UN Youth Volunteer serving in Bolivia, decided to undertake her assignment with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), she did so because she wanted to bring her human rights knowledge into practice in the South American context.

United Nations Volunteers: Youth

After numerous solo missions throughout indigenous territories, where she conducted courses on indigenous peoples’ rights, and monitored human rights violations for over 4,000 people, she was able to make a meaningful contribution to OHCHR’s mission to better inform indigenous people of their rights. She also gained a deeper understanding of indigenous issues, improved her Spanish, and gained countless professional skills.

Undertaking 20 missions in 30 days, like Ms. Declerq did during her outreach to indigenous communities, takes a lot of energy. New from UNV Bangladesh, "The world we want - Bangladeshi youth voices on a post-2015 world" 18 February 2014 24 October 2013. Oxfam Ambassadors. Oxfam Australia has been in the development biz for over 60 years now.

Oxfam Ambassadors

In all that we do we find practical, innovative ways for people to live themselves out of poverty, we help to rebuild livelihoods when a crisis strikes and we fight with and on behalf of the marginalized in our societies. And this year Oxfam will be trying something new. The very first Youth Ambassador Program will take off in 2015, with a select group of young people who will be equipped with the tools and training to take action on the things they care about.

Youth Ambassadors will be chosen to develop their voice, skills and expertise by joining a core community of passionate people bringing about social change from within one of the largest development agencies in the world. Oxfam Australia is looking for 18 misfits, creatives, leaders and innovators to take part in the Youth Ambassador Program. As an Oxfam Youth Ambassador you will be asked to: Become a pro at public speaking, campaigning and event management. Good Shepherd Microfinance - Career Opportunities. Opportunity International Australia. Welcome to AVID. Dvvic - Volunteer Opportunities. Employment with DV Vic Policy and Communications Officer DV Vic is seeking a professional with a strong commitment to enhancing rights and opportunities for women and children to join our team.

dvvic - Volunteer Opportunities

The Policy and Communications Officer will be responsible for undertaking DV Vic’s research, policy development, communication and information provision activities and will work closely with our members in the development of policy. This is a great opportunity to join our supportive, innovative and growing organisation. Click here for full job ad. DV Vic has an EEO exemption for female applicants only.

For the full Position Description including key selection criteria, please email Sophie Mellios: email address is being protected from spambots. All applications MUST ADDRESS the Key Selection Criteria to be eligible for consideration. Applications close Thursday 13 November 2014 at 5pm. Volunteer with DV Vic DV Vic appreciates the work of our volunteers in a number of areas. Australian Volunteers International - FAQs. Eligibility Can I work overseas with AVI?

Australian Volunteers International - FAQs

Is there an age limit? Can I take my partner or children? Can I choose where I go? Australia - Get involved - Volunteering opportunities. Home.