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UC Life - National Student Volunteering Week Expo

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!
Time: 11am

Day 2 (10th Aug 2021): Join Roundabout CBR to create gift hampers for families in need and for similar micro-volunteering opportunities.
Time: 10am

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.

 

 

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Mriganka Iyer

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