Director of Guidance and Educational Consultant
Research, education, writing, climbing, reading, theatre, cinema, art deco
"The Goldfinch" Donna Tartt
April 2012-June 2012 Research Volunteer
37 Grays Inn Road
London WC1X 8PQ
Unlock Democracy is a campaigning organisation for democracy, rights and freedoms. Two days per week working on background and briefing papers for political campaigns and updates.
Australian Association for Research in Education
Refereed papers for inclusion in the 2001 and 2002 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference procedings.
2001-2002 Conservation Volunteer
Whole day, two to three times per month. Assisting in reforestation, conservation, and flora and fauna recording in the Greater Brisbane area.
2001-2001 Education Worker
Brisbane Forest Park
Mt Nebo Road
The Gap, QLD
Two to four days per month. Assisting with educational activities, bushwalking/navigation, and public liaison. Responsible for 4WD vehicles, radio communication, safety and first aid administration, as well as administrative tasks.
Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS)
Half a day, once a month. Sorting, packing and recording donated items for container shipment to villages in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji. RAWCS is a part of Rotary International's work in helping less developed communities around the world.
1996 Education Leader
Jau Water Treatment Plant
Jau, Sao Paulo
Local Environmental Education program. Led a three day educational visit, based at the Jauense Water Treatment Plant, for 10-13 year olds. We studied water ecology and treatment, erosion, human settlements and local history. Practical activities, such as tree planting and water analysis, were also undertaken.
1995 Undergraduate Representative
University of Sydney
School of Social & Policy Studies in Education
Undergraduate representative on the school board. I was responsible for presenting undergraduate views to the faculty staff, along with the duties of acting secretary and administration.
1993-1996 Camp Leader
AFS International Intercultural Exchanges
Camp leader at pre-departure camps for 15-18 year old students about to leave as exchange students to countries in South America. These were approximately four days in duration. I also provided one-to-one counselling for foreign students in Australia with AFS.