English + Volunteering
Course Level 1
English + Volunteering
Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney 074240E
The Langports experience is not restricted to just inside the classroom. Langports’ English + Volunteering program will help students gain life experience, learn new skills and knowledge, develop new interests, expand their work portfolio and make a meaningful impact on society.

To complement our existing programs, we have a number of Volunteer programs that are designed to help students engage in the local community. Some programs have to be pre-booked, while others can be organised at the time of study.

English + Community Volunteering

Get involved with the local community! – At Langports students are encouraged to become part of their local community. The English + Community volunteering program will help students gain life experience, learn new skills and knowledge, develop new interests, expand their work portfolio and make a meaningful impact on society.

English + Child Care Volunteering

Experience working with Australian children! – The goal is this project is to experience working with Australian children and childcare professionals, and gain practical experience working with children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years old in an English speaking environment with professionnally trained staff.

English + Eco Volunteering

Help save the reef! – Learn how to scuba dive, gain an understanding of the environmental issues facing the marine eco-system and use your new skills to contribute to the preservation of coral reefs on the Great Barrier Reef of Australia.

Help conserve native wildlife! – By joining this program, you will have the opportunity to help repair some of the damage created by human development and natural disasters to Australia’s unique wildlife, and make a real contribution to the conservation of threatened species by protecting indigenous animals and plants.

Help conserve the environment! – The goal of this project is to contribute to conservation of the Australian environment in various regions in Australia. Projects are available in different states including Queensland, Northern Territory, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. A great way to travel!

English + Eco Volunteering

Get involved with an aboriginal community! – The goal of this project is to assist Dhimurru Aboriginal Rangers with their annual marine debris surveys at Cape Arnhem Land. It involves activities and tasks such as walking stretches of local beaches help collect, catalogue and record data on debris which has washed ashore.

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AVERAGE STUDENTS
(Per Class)
13
MAXIMUM STUDENTS
(Per Class)
16
COURSE LENGTH
(Weeks)
6 +
HOURS
(Per week)
25
20 hrs FACE TO FACE
3 hrs Optional WORKSHOPS
2 hrs Optional ACTIVITIES
STARTING
ANY MONDAY

English + Eco Volunteering

ECO Volunteering options include:

Help save the Reef! – A 12-day project on the Great Barrier Reef to get your PADI Open Water Certification and contribute to the preservation of coral reefs (activities include collecting data, observing the reef conditions & surveying animals and plants).

Help conserve native wildlife! – A 2 to 8-week project in New South Wales to assist with the conservation of Australia’s native wildlife, such as koalas & kangaroos (helping to feed the animals, cleaning enclosures, building and repairing fences, making sure their habitat is protected).

Help conserve the Environment! – A 2 to 8-week project (various locations in Australia) to help preserve ecosystems. Tasks include tree planting, construction and maintenance of walking tracks, endangered flora and fauna surveys and heritage restoration.

Key points

  • Full-time volunteering after completion of an English program at Langports
  • Pre-booking essential
  • Students must study a minimum of 6 weeks of English
  • Minimum English level – intermediate (a pre-test will be required)
  • Available in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney

English + Community Volunteering

English + Community Volunteering

In addition to our pre-booked programs, students in Brisbane may have the opportunity to do some volunteering on a part-time basis whilst studying.
Projects that will be available will include:

  1. McIntyre Centre – Assisting at a Horse Riding School for Disabled Children
  2. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – Helping the rangers with maintaining a safe habitat for native animals
  3. Aged Care – Assisting staff with events at an Aged Care home
  4. Conservation – Working with a conservation organisation on shortterm rehabilitation projects

Key points

  • Part-time volunteering after school or on weekends during your English course
  • Bookings can be made after you start your course
  • Blue Card required for some projects (no cost)
  • Students must study a minimum of 12 weeks of English
  • Minimum English level will depend on the project
  • Available campus: Brisbane
  • A Certificate of Community Service will be awarded to those who take part.

English + Aboriginal Experience

English + Aboriginal Experience

A unique 9-day program in the Northern Territory. Volunteer with Aboriginal Rangers to help them protect Australia’s Aboriginal heartland. Departing once per year.

2017 Dates are not yet available, please contact us for more information.

English + Child Care Volunteering

English + Child Care Volunteering

A 1 to 6-week program in based in Brisbane where you will experience working with Australian children and childcare professionals. Your tasks may include, welcoming the children in the morning, preparing lunches, playing with the children, supervising nap time and learning about the Australian childcare system.

Key points

  • Full-time volunteering after completion of English at Langports
  • Pre-booking essential
  • Blue Card required (no cost)
  • Students must study a minimum of 12 weeks of English
  • Minimum English level – intermediate (a pre-test will be required)
  • Available campus: Brisbane

Advantages of Volunteering

Advantages of Volunteering

  1. You can practice your English in a different environment
  2. You can meet other Australians and get involved in the community
  3. You can have a unique Australian experience
  4. You can add value to your Resume/CV for your future work applications
  5. You can make a difference in society

Start Dates

UFO English Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney
starts every Monday.

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