Culture and communication volunteering
Our culture and communication volunteering programs make a real difference. If you need help with basic English, maths or PC skills, or are keen to teach others, find out more about our engaging programs here.
- CHAtS (Help with speaking English)
- Clontarf Numeracy Buddies
- Clontarf Literacy Buddies
- Homework Help
CHAtS (Help with speaking English)
Our vital CHAtS programs:
- Are held at Curtin's Bentley Campus and Kalgoorlie Campuses (CHAtS Bentley and Kalgoorlie) and in the Town Victoria Park (CHAtS Town of Victoria Park)
- Are attended by mainly ESL (English as a second language) students
- Develop English skills through fun, conversation-based activities
- Genuinely help people cope with their studies and adjust to life in Australia.
Volunteering to help
All you need is a good grasp of spoken English in order to make a real contribution.
If you or someone you know would like help with conversational English, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clontarf Numeracy Buddies
Our Clontarf Numeracy Buddies program:
- Connects volunteers with Clontarf Aboriginal College students from years 7-9 (ages 12-14)
- Improves student’s numeracy skills
- Runs sessions on a one-to-one basis during the College’s designated Numeracy Time
- Concentrates on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
If you like mathematics and are keen to share your knowledge, you are invited to become a buddy.
Clontarf Literacy Buddies
Our Clontarf Literacy Buddies program:
- Connects volunteers with Clontarf Aboriginal College students to improve their literacy skills
- Runs sessions on a one-to-one basis during the College’s designated Literacy Time.
If you have a good grasp of the English language and are keen to share your knowledge, you are invited to become a buddy.
Our much-valued Homework Help tutoring program:
- Assists school-age children from Somali and Kenyan heritage with their homework (for the most part their parents are not schooled here, so our assistance is valuable)
- Covers a variety of subject areas so there will definitely be something to suit your expertise
- Is set in a casual environment.