Archive for February, 2022

BCA Scholarship

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

Blind Citizens Australia Hugh Jeffrey Scholarship program Applications are Now Open!

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the second round of the Blind Citizens Australia Hugh Jeffrey Scholarship. This scholarship aims to increase the opportunities available to people who are blind, or vision impaired to participate in tertiary and further education.

This scholarship is open to anyone currently enrolled in, or planning on enrolling in, a post-secondary study program.

Scholarship amounts of up to $5,000 are awarded to support students in their studies.

If you are planning on studying this year, are already enrolled in a course, or thinking about study this year – this may be a great way to kickstart your study in 2022!

  • Applications for this round of scholarships closes February 13, 2022.
  • Find out more and how to apply on the BCA website 
  • For more information, please contact Danielle Verhoeven via email or by calling 1800 033 660. 

Kickstart Your Career with GradWISE!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022

GradWISE In O-Week 2022

You are invited to learn all the benefits of participating in the GradWISE program!

Join the GradWISE team for an information session to learn about this award winning program and supports available to students and graduates living with a disability, injury or illness in securing sustainable employment in their field of study.

Come along in person, or jump online to attend this important event!

Session Overview

  • Graduate application process, disclosure and available reasonable adjustments
  • How GradWISE can help you to be competitive for graduate and entry-level opportunities.
  • GradWISE student ambassadors – testimonials

Date, Time & Location

  • Wednesday 23 February
  • 1 pm – 3 pm (including the last 45 minutes for Q&A)
  • 21 Chancellors Walk, Campus Centre, Career Connect Reception, Room G150 (opposite Artichoke and Whitebait cafe) at Clayton Campus
  • Join us on Zoom for the first hour and 15 minutes – if you can’t be there in person

Directing Change Scholarship

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022

Australian Network on Disability and Australian Institute of Company Directors – Directing Change Scholarship

Australian Network on Disability (AND) has some wonderful opportunities that will support leaders with disability to increase their governance knowledge and access to board positions, and career seekers with disability to gain valuable industry based mentoring.

Launching the Directing Change ScholarshipAustralian Network on Disability and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) are partnering to provide an active solution to remove the barriers people with disability face.

Australian Network on Disability and AICD are offering 15 full-fee scholarships to undertake either the Foundations of Directorship program or the Company Directors Course at AICD. Plus 8 months of mentoring with an Australian business leader to help participates maximise their board career opportunities.

Jobs for Students

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Jobs for Students – Student Telephone Fundraiser

Jobs For Students Program

  • Hourly pay: HEW 3, $37.73
  • Location: Notting Hill office, Blackburn Road
  • Estimated hours of work: Variable up to 20 hours per week
  • Contract dates: March 2022 to December 2022

Team Structure / Background

The External Relations, Development and Alumni portfolio (ERDA) works collaboratively across the University to initiate, grow and steward strong person-to-person relationships with key stakeholders that support Monash University’s research and education endeavours.

In this role you will be:

  • fundraising for scholarships for disadvantaged students and Monash research projects
  • gathering information and updating contact information
  • relationship building with Monash Alumni and the community
  • collecting online payments and processing in a PCI compliant environment
  • thanking donors for their contributions to Monash

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • strong communication skills
  • enjoyment in speaking to a wide range of people
  • the ability to take on and implement feedback
  • mental agility
  • an interest in philanthropy and social welfare
  • knowledge of Monash University, its faculties and initiatives.
  • resilience and tenacity
  • past fundraising or customer service experience is a bonus

Additional Information / Requirements

  • legal ability to work in Australia
  • clean criminal record
  • expected graduation date must be beyond December 2022

Work Hours and locations

(note: times may vary throughout the year)

  • Ability to work minimum 3 shifts per week and up to 20 hours when required
  • Ability to work from home if necessary; Laptop, headset and mobile phone with internet will be provided
  • Ability to work on campus (close to Clayton campus)
  • Mon- Fri: 4 hour shifts typically between the hours of 12pm-8pm, Saturday: 9am-3pm (Alternating Saturday and Friday shifts may be offered depending on campaign requirements)
  • The campaign operates between March – late December each year (times may vary) with closures during certain public holidays and exam periods.
  • There is the possibility to continue working with the team in 2023 and beyond

Benefits for Students

  • Convenient and flexible times
  • Support your community, lifesaving research and fellow students
  • Career growth/ Opportunities- Senior Caller/Team leader/Supervisor/ IT
  • Improve communication, negotiation and objection handling skills
  • Learn from and speak with successful Alumni
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Great team culture and opportunity to making lasting friendships

Please ensure that your application includes the following:

  1. Cover letter explaining, based on the Key Selection Criteria, how you could demonstrate the knowledge and skills required for the role
  2. Resume

Apply now

  • Closing date: Monday 7th February at 11:55pm

At Monash University, the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors remains our priority.  In aid of this, and in keeping with the directives from the Chief Health Officer in relation to COVID-19, we require all staff, students and visitors who attend our campuses to be fully vaccinated or medically exempt.

In the context of COVID-19, the University is required to comply with various health directions issued from time to time by the Chief Health Officer. Further information concerning vaccination requirements and the obligations on Monash University to collect, record and hold vaccination information about employees is available at Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victoria.