9 August to Sunday 12 August 2021
Join us for a fun-filled week of giving back to the community at the University of Canberra!
Day 1 (9th Aug 2021): GIVIT ACT will be on campus to provide you with information on multiple volunteering organizations around the ACT and how you can get involved with them.
PS - Treats will be provided!
Day 2 (10th Aug 2021): Join Roundabout CBR to create gift hampers for families in need and for similar micro-volunteering opportunities.
Day 3 (11th Aug 2021): Meet Libraries ACT for an info session regarding 'Imagine 2030' at UC's Market day, followed by a 40 minute workshop to discuss your vision for the future of libraries in Canberra.
More information here: https://yoursayconversations.act.gov.au/libraries-act-imagine-2030
Time: Stall at 11am
Focus group/workshop at 2pm
Day 4 (12th Aug 2021):
11am: We're having a planting drive at the UC Concourse! Learn about indigenous bushes, shrubs, and trees through a hands-on experience with the Ginninderra Catchment Group.
3pm: Do you want to -
Make an impact on your community?
Boost your employability by incorporating skills gained from volunteering work into your academic/professional lives?
Educate yourself and others on inclusivity?
Advance causes such as climate change, combatting racism, women's rights, and LGBTQIA+ rights?
Obtain advice on applying for volunteering positions?
Gain an insight into the needs of the volunteering sector?
If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, then join us at a panel with the following speakers:
Thomas Nielsen - Associate Professor of Education at UC, Advocate for the Curriculum of Giving
Megan Jackson - President of Diversity ACT, Teacher of Inclusive Education
Karen Jesson - Community Development Manager with Communities@Work, ACT Climate Change Council Member
Camille Schloeffel - Director and Founfer of the STOP Campaign
Bianca Nicotra - Campaign Manager for the STOP Campaign
We hope to see you there! Please contact us for more information/fill out the form.
0424 691 309