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AID WORK INTRODUCTION

Online Course Overview

The shadow of poverty continues to cast a pall over entire nations. Forced migration and asylum seeker rates are getting worse, not better. One in nine people are still chronically undernourished. These are the biggest issues of our time.

So why are the best minds of our generation working on optimising click-throughs?

Take your first step towards becoming an International Aid Worker, building a social enterprise, creating a movement, or joining the domestic community sector. Our exploration course gives you a taste of life as an Aid Worker in an engaging, accessible and affordable format.

Are you constantly coming up against conventional wisdom? Do the people around you not believe you can build a career saving the world? Then this is where you want to start.

Learn about careers you can have in the Global Humanitarian and Development Industry in a few hours... just imagine what you could accomplish in a lifetime!

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas A Edison

 


Who it's for 

Career Changers: Want to transition to a career you'll love? Do you have big dreams for the future? Are you keen to innovate? A Humanitarian career provides you the opportunity to change the world. Life as an Aid Worker promises job diversity, rewarding opportunities, and a purpose beyond the 9-5 grind.

School / University Graduates: Interested in Humanitarianism? Don't want to commit to a four year degree? Finished Uni... now what? Our exploration course provides engaging learning, networking opportunities, and is a stepping stone into the workforce as an Aid Worker.

Change Agents: Want to take your social change career to the next level? Learn the necessary skills to create sustainable change and explore career pathways across the Humanitarian, International Development and Stabilization sectors both internationally and domestically.

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Learning outcomes

  • Understand the breadth of the Humanitarian industry in the 21st century.

  • Learn about careers you can have in the Global Humanitarian and Development Industry in one hour.

  • Take your first step towards becoming an International Aid Worker, building a social enterprise, creating a movement, or joining the domestic community sector.

  • Explore diverse pathways to engage in Aid work - domestically or internationally, short or long-term.

  • Identify your personal skills, strengths and weaknesses for leveraging social change.

  • Understand how ‘making a difference’ happens; your role in the process and how you can use your current skill sets to ignite change. 


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​Enrol now and receive lifetime access to our 3 hour Humanitarian exploration program that includes a wealth of career enhancement resources.

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How it works

  • Time commitment of 5 hours online.
  • Lifetime access.
  • Self-paced
  • You will be encouraged to actively ask questions.

Facilitator

Experienced Development practitioner with vocational training qualifications:

  1. Cory Steinhauer (BCom, MSSc), Humanitarian Institute and University of Sydney, contributes his sector expertise and prepares participants with career strategies and pragmatic realities. Over the years Cory has advised the United Nations, Governments, the private, and social sectors in Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, Korea, Laos, New Zealand, Mexico, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Timor, Turkey and Vietnam.


How it's taught

The online course is facilitated using a number of engaging methodologies including:

  • In partnership with Udemy
  • Lectures - Over 3 hours
  • Q&A
  • Readings - Career development resources
  • Videos

Cost

  1. Full payment: $29.99
  2. Enrol here for a discounted price of $14.99

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