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Community Partnerships

The University of Western Sydney, School of Occupational Therapy (Heading) 

We have partnered with the University of Western Sydney to host student placements within Sector Connect Volunteering. The students have helped to create inclusive resources accessible to the public.

Collective Impact – Claymore Fusion

Sector Connect Volunteering participated in this collective impact initiative. Claymore Fusion initiative created  a volunteer participation and training program within a public housing community.   Organisations involved in Claymore Fusion are Mission Australia, the Department of Land & Housing, Campbelltown Council and TAFE NSW. 

If you would more information about Claymore Fusion or are interested in developing a similar project, contact Jonathan on 02 46485933

Artists Inclusive

Artists Inclusive was a volunteer program initiated by Sector Connect to provide volunteers from minority communities the opportunity to work together to develop an inclusive initiative. The program participants were mentored to work towards their individual learning goals within the program aims.  

A warm, welcoming and safe environment was created, and learning was supported through peer relationships that are based on respect and trust. We strived to practice inclusion in all that we did. The program finished as participants moved on to sustainable employment.

If you would like more information about this program and have similar initiatives you would like support with, please email us:

MacUnity Elders Calendar

Sector Connect facilitates a network called MacUnity. One of the initiatives of the group is to work towards the goals of local First Nations people. The calendar is an initiative that was seeded by this group and involves local Elders volunteering their time to help develop and distribute the calendar. Many local Elders provided stunning artwork to produce the calendar. The outcome they wanted to achieve was to stay connected to culture, and the calendar features significant cultural dates and information so local Elders can stay connected within the Macarthur community. The calendar now receives funding and is produced yearly. Contact Jonathan for further information on 02 46485933.