• Volunteers helping students thrive

    Volunteers helping students thrive.
    Just two hours a week can change a life.

    Become a volunteer

  • ‘I love reading now!’
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    We reach over 6,000 young people every year.

    We’ve been operating for more than 20 years.

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    Harnessing the wisdom & skills of older generations. 

    We’re Australia’s leading intergenerational charity in schools.

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    Improving student self-esteem and confidence.

    93% of our schools reported this change in 2015.

What we do

We connect volunteers with young people in school who need additional support, inspiring older generations to inspire the next. The team here at EdConnect has been training volunteers and connecting them with local schools across Australia for over 20 years. At any one time, we have over 1,300 volunteers active in more than 260 schools across the country.

The academic and social support our volunteers provide – through one-on-one mentoring and classroom learning support – provide both a safety net and a springboard for young people who might otherwise struggle to realise their potential, in school and life.

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For every $1 invested in EdConnect, we give back $4.80 value to the community.

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We support over 6,000 students.

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We have a network of over 1,300 mentors and volunteers.