In 2010/11 we have never been so well positioned to bring help and hope to our community. We are excited about opportunities where we can truly be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ to people – one life at a time.
As well as running our core programs such as Street Teams, Justice Projects, Shine, Emergency Food & Relief, Counsselling, Hillsong Youth Services, Prison Ministry & our Medical Centre and Child Care Centre in Sydney, we also have a number of outreach projects in Sydney & Brisbane where we are partnering with other organizations:
Cure Our Kids at Westmead Children’s Hospital – Provding volunteer assistance in the oncology unit.
Cure Our Kids Justice Project – Starting in January, tradesmen, painters, tillers and volunteers needed.
Homless Ministry in Sydney – Assisting Street Level and the Salvation Army through Street Beat teams Thursday nights in the city.
Housing Program in Brisbane – Providing our Community Integration and Job Readiness Program.
Visitation to Refugees, Shelters & Rough Sleepers – Partnering with Mission Beat/Mission Australia/Homeless Networks.
Opal Project in Brisbane – Providing support to a local women’s refuge.
Refugee support, Asylum Seekers & Detainees – Working with local agencies in Sydney & Villawood Detention Centre (volunteers needed for new programs in Villawood – Saturday & Midweek).
Prison Ministry & Ex Offenders Support – Working with Prison Fellowship Australia & Jigsaw Network.
Hillsong Youth Services: Youth Mentoring at Castle Hill, Blacktown & Waterloo – Working with Police & affiliate youth organizations. You can also help with our after school homework support & multimedia/music/creative art workshops (Volunteers needed Midweek, Evenings & Saturdays)
Local High Schools in Sydney & Brisbane – Midweek mentoring through breakfast clubs, Shingirl and Strength (run in schools and after school during school terms), life skills seminars & primary aged midweek mentoring in schools through Kids Hope (partnering with World Vision).
Chaplaincy – Partnering with Chaplaincy Australia
Human Trafficking – Assisting with Salvation Army initiatives.
Street Teams in Sydney & Brisbane – Bringing practical solutions to local need – Saturdays & now Midweek. Connect Groups can get involved through one off projects or on a regular basis.
Aged Care – Visiting nursing homes in Sydney & Brisbane midweek and Saturdays. Bring your creative and music skills.
Educate For Life in Sydney – Midweek & evening courses including Life Skills, Partnering & Practical workshops. Teachers, Psychologists & Skilled Professional – Gift Exchange your skill!
There is still so much to be done in our city. Why not get your Connect Group involved?