***APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 26th AUGUST!***
More information here: https://www.sydneyalliance.org.au/internship_program
Duration: August 6th- December 4th
Internship: 8 hours a week OR
Placement: (as part of university social work coursework) 400-500 hours
Sydney Alliance is very flexible with what hours are worked per week as well as shifting hours around during the period Aug-Dec to take into account working, family commitments and assessment periods.
Come and be part of the most exciting civic work in Sydney in 2020 – Post COVID19. Be part of a National Coalition of organisations advocating for support to temporary visa holders in Australia.
As a volunteer intern in the Alliance you will be mentored by the lead organiser and thrown into new opportunities to organise for the common good of international students. The current agenda includes work rights, education providers regulation, housing and evictions, emergency relief support and issues relating to international student’s wellbeing. The Alliance is going through supporting, training, designing and executing a listening process called You are not forgotten.
Your experience will vary widely and you will work in a team with the other interns of diverse cultural backgrounds and with others members in the Alliance network. You will learn about advocacy strategy, politics and put into practice the power of community organising during the recovery period of one of the most challenging crisis of recent global history.
If you care about power and inequality, human rights and social justice come and learn how to build and exercise cooperative power.