Ardoch delivers education support programs to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for vulnerable children.
Learn about our approach to keeping children safe.
Work for Ardoch.
Strategy 2025 sets out five strategic priorities for Ardoch to focus on as we work towards our vision.
Ardoch’s history – 30 years of impact.
Ardoch’s Annual and Financial Reports.
The team at Ardoch work tirelessly every day to drive our mission forward and support more children in disadvantaged communities.
The philanthropic, corporate and community partners who support our programs.
Ardoch delivers educational programs to children in disadvantaged communities. Our programs promote literacy and STEM learnings and enhance student aspirations by broadening their horizons.
Ardoch’s Literacy Support provides early intervention programs to improve the literacy and language skills of children in their crucial early and primary school years.
STEM Support provides a suite of programs to foster children’s STEM skills in fun, engaging and relevant ways.
Ardoch’s Broadening Horizons programs provide a range of unique and engaging learning and life experiences.
Ardoch uses an outcomes framework that is common to all of our programs to measure the impact of our work.
Ardoch School Costs Guide.
We measure our program outcomes using a range of methodologies and conduct internal and external evaluations to assess the impact of our programs.
Ardoch partners with schools that are identified as needing educational support.
Published external research and evaluation reports.
Volunteers are central to Ardoch’s work. We offer opportunities to volunteer individually or as part of a workplace.
Over the year Ardoch offers different events that our supporters can attend or sponsor.
Become a corporate partner and help improve the educational outcomes for children and young people in disadvantaged communities.
Leaving a gift to Ardoch in your Will is an especially thoughtful and valued form of support.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of its supporters to help every child realise their potential. We offer several different ways to fundraise for Ardoch.
If you become a regular donor, your monthly donation will provide important, ongoing funding that will help every child realise their potential.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of philanthropy, corporate partners and the community to deliver our programs.
Volunteer Application form
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Information about application Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Ardoch. Ardoch volunteering requires an ongoing commitment as outlined in the Position Description for each applicable role. All volunteering takes place Monday – Friday during school hours. To view the current volunteer locations, see our map here.
Volunteer screening requirements
Privacy and Equal Opportunity
Changes to screening or volunteer requirements
Ardoch reserves the right to alter this screening process as necessary to protect the best interests of children. Please note that partner and Ardoch volunteer requirements change, and we may not be able to accept all applicants.
As an Ardoch volunteer you are covered by Ardoch’s Public Liability Insurance. If you experience an accident or injury, whilst volunteering for Ardoch, you must let Ardoch know by email or phone immediately.
Page 2: Volunteer role and experience
Summary of volunteer roles
Education Volunteer: Attends a school or early years centre weekly for two hours to provide support to students
Program Support Volunteer: Attends an Ardoch office weekly to support program administration
Other Volunteer role: I am involved in another initiative with Ardoch outside the programs above and have been advised to select this option
Note: Ardoch is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is safe and supportive, that is free from discrimination, harassment and bullying
Page 3: Child Safety
Ardoch is strongly committed to Child Safety and has a comprehensive screening and induction process for volunteers. The following questions all relate to child safety.
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