Street smart, passionate, good with people, committed to fighting for justice? Is this you?
Do you want to help migrant young people find employment and training that lets them deliver on their promise and contribute to our community?
This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn the craft of community organising, that opens up the potential career of training and developing community for the common good.
Warning: This internship is only for the determined.Read more
All of our partner organisations are now in the middle of running our first ever listening campaign.
During this campaign, individual members of an Alliance partner organisation hold a table talk, a gathering of 6-12 people to share stories and hear the pressures that our community faces. These stories will all feed into our Discernment Assemblies in August, where we will decide on the pressures we will first work on to solve.
Here are two Word documents that you can use to run your own table Talk.Read more
In April to June this year, the partner organisations that make up the Queensland Community Alliance will be doing some serious Listening, with a capital L. We'll be organising more than 400 table talks, each one gathering of 6-12 people to share stories about the pressure they face, and the hopes they have for their community.Read more
In October 2014, we hosted National Training in Queensland for the first time. Sixteen representatives of faith, union and community organisations came together at Mercy Place. For six days, they balanced the tension between the tranquility of Mt Cootha and the intensity of the training. Learning from experts including the Industrial Areas Foundation’s Joe Chrastil, the Sydney Alliance’s Amanda Tattersal, and our very own Dave Copeman, PJ Humphries and Jason Macleod, the group explored in great detail the principles and methods of community organising.Read more