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Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. Its Youth Partnership Project is a place-based collective impact initiative that brings diverse government agencies, NGOs and community together to develop a better youth justice early intervention system. An intern is required to assist the YPP with the development of a shared management system to obtain real-time data across government departments, community services and young participants.
The Centre for Social Impact UWA is a catalyst for change in our world, creating and delivering education that transforms, research that informs best practice, and public engagement that inspires and mobilises change makers. The Marketing & Events Intern will be responsible for external communications and marketing as well as to the effective running of events for the Social Impact Festival and supporting the CSI team
Ngala support parents, families and communities to enhance the wellbeing and development of children and young people. This role will collaborate with the Data and Marketing teams to identify suitable data to convert into infographics which can be used for reporting and promotion purposes to demonstrate both service effectiveness and impact.
Public Health Advocacy Institute WA promotes, develops and supports public health advocacy in Western Australia. It aims to raise the public profile and understanding of public health, develop local networks and create a statewide umbrella organisation capable of influencing public health policy and political agendas. This role will assist the PHAIWA staff to identify how best to progress a working relationship with CAN (Community Arts Network) to identify local Noongar champions and projects that may be showcased in the inaugural digital WA Indigenous Storybook.
Ngala support parents, families and communities to enhance the wellbeing and development of children and young people. This role will collaborate with the Ngala research team to develop a proposal which will outline the evaluation project for follow up of the 51 participants who have undertaken the Platforms training in Western Australia.
Ed Connect Australia prepare and connect intergenerational volunteers with disadvantaged or at risk young people for education success and wellbeing. This role will review the current EdConnect process manual which outlines the management of volunteers and schools participating in EdConnect programs with a view of improving the current service model.
Social Reinvestment WA's mission is to end the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in custody in Western Australia. SRWA’s core principles include healthy families, safe communities and smart justice. SRWA is looking for a Media and Communications intern to manage its social media portfolio, develop and share relevant news stories, assist with press releases, and learn how to use the online graphic design tool CANVA. The role would be well suited to a Communications, English, and/or Political Science student.
Street Law Centre's mission is to provide free, specialist legal services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. It also provides community legal education for people who are homeless, at risk and community sector workers. This role will help Street Law with future planning of service delivery by developing a research paper on the best practice service-delivery models for legal advice for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
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Ngala support parents, families and communities to enhance the wellbeing and development of children and young people. This role will conduct an audit of data currently collected by the Ngala Reflective Practice Supervision program (RPS). It will work with the Research Unit to review and improve data collection and reporting by the RPS program.
Ombudsman WA serves Parliament and Western Australians by investigating complaints about State Government agencies; reviewing certain child deaths and family and domestic violence fatalities; improving public administration and performing other statutory functions.
This intern will plan and undertake a project to map and analyse early intervention responses to children experiencing family and domestic violence.
A Maze of Story is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a program of creative writing for children aged between 8-12 years and prides itself in assisting primary school students, that may be disengaged or struggling with school work, to be more confident in their ability and to strive to extend themselves. This role will post information and stories relevant to our audience demographics, maintaining interest in the organisation and boosting engagement. Volunteers are the core of our organization, and the most important volunteers, are our Volunteer Tutors.
Community Legal Centres Association of WA Inc are not for profit, community-based organisations that provide free legal advice, casework and information and a range of community development services to their local or special interest communities. These roles will develop a set of best practice policy and procedures for CLCs that comply with the National Accreditation Scheme (NAS) and promote quality assurance and continuous improvement in the organisation and among board members, staff and volunteers.
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"The McCusker Centre for Citizenship provided an opportunity to explore unchartered territory and experience firsthand the inspiring work, people, and mission of the community and not-for-profit sector. I would recommend this opportunity to any UWA student. You might find a new passion or direction for your future career. I know I did."
“Our organisation and others have been blown away by the quality and professionalism of the interns and we benefit from the different viewpoints they bring. I'm now very excited by the collective impact that potentially hundreds of these interns will have on the community service sector over the coming years, helping to build real generational change.”
"There’s a great need for young people to contribute to internships like these. They bring contemporary thinking, they reflect the views of not only their own personal views but the views of their peers and that’s very important... to be embedding that type of thinking ..."