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Learning Links

Contact

Name: Rachel Henze

Position: Marketing Manager

Email: rhenze@learninglinks.org.au

Website: http://www.learninglinks.org.au

Address

Suite 3, Level 1, 140 Bourke Rd

Alexandria NSW 2015

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Our Mission / Objective

Learning Links' mission is to provide children and young people who have difficulties learning with the skills, services and family support that will enable them to realise their potential

Our Services

Learning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Our specialist professionals work with children and young people from 0 to 18 years to address concerns with:
• Speech, language and communication
• Fine and gross motor development
• Literacy and numeracy
• Anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, social skills and behaviour
• Developmental delay, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, high functioning autism, sensory processing issues.

Projects in Progress

Reading for Life® is an evidence-based program that provides one-on-one support to primary school children with reading disorders, including dyslexia. Delivered by volunteer 'Reading Buddies', the 15-week program supports students to build reading and literacy skills, and confidence in their learning abilities.

Counting for Life® is a program that works by training volunteers to work with selected primary students to improve their numeracy,  self-esteem and confidence. Over 10 weeks, 'Counting Buddies' us fun activities and games to encourage the children to build skills, engagement and interest in numeracy.

Our People

CEO

Birgitte Maibom, CEO

Leadership Team

Birgitte Maibom - Chief Executive Officer

Don Tilley - General Manager Corporate Partnerships & Marketing

Di Peacock-Smith - General Manager Early Education and Care

John McCormack - General Manager Corporate Services

Simone Montgomery - General Manager Education & Allied Health

Names of Board Members

Greg Wallace - Chair

Michele Adair - Director

Sarah Donald - Secretary

Helen Hu - Director

Clive Cuthell - Director

Number of Employees

200

Number of Volunteers

318

Registration Information

ABN

71 097 577 636

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests

Learning Links receives limited government funding and relies on the generosity of the community to help our children and families.

Support can take many forms; ranging from donations, in-kind offers of expertise, equipment and services, to volunteering and funding of existing or new support programs.

We also work in partnership with businesses to achieve our goals. Our supporters can choose the level of engagement that best meets their specific requirements and objectives.

For more information please contact us on:  

Email   mail@learninglinks.org.au

Phone  1300 003 900

Web    www.learninglinks.org.au/get-involved/

 

General Donations

Donations will allow us to help more children with learning difficulties and their families by providing the services they need to reach their full potential.

Donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.

 

$45 will provide a literacy or numeracy session

 

 

 

$75 will provide a therapy session to improve speech or motor skills

 

 

 

$265 will provide an assessment  to determine speech or occupational therapy needs

 

 

 

$440 will provide a psychological assessment to determine a child’s potential to learn

Work with us

Learning Links offers job opportunities in varied roles, skill levels, and experience.

If you are looking to work in a values-based organisation where staff are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, families, and communities then Learning Links is the organisation for you.

At Learning Links, we believe in Empowerment, Collaboration, Excellence, and Integrity and are committed to ensuring that how we serve others and how we work together is a reflection of these values.

You will be supported through supervision, mentoring, and regular professional development delivered by experts in the field.  Build your skills and experience in a supportive multidisciplinary team environment.  Learning Links is an organisation with an excellent reputation and history.  Our recent staff survey confirmed that staff are engaged with their work and the organisation’s supportive team environment and value being part of a growing organisation that delivers outcomes for children.

Our range of benefits ensure that working for Learning Links will be a mutually satisfying experience.

If you are passionate about helping children, we would like to hear from you.  You can view our current job vacancies here.

Volunteer with us

Learning Links is always in need of the generous helping hand offered by volunteers. Our volunteers are special, contributing so much to the children and families we help.

We work with individuals and groups of volunteers to find things they like to do at a time that suits them. Some volunteers help for an hour or two a week, others from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm one day a week in our inclusive preschool. Some help from home or their workplace whenever they can.

Together we can work out an arrangement that suits us both.

We can always use a hand with the following activities:

  • Reading Buddies
  • Counting Buddies
  • Clerical tasks at our Sydney locations or Head Office
  • Training staff in a range of skills
  • Painting, gardening and other maintenance activities
  • Preparing resources for therapy sessions
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • A letterbox drop around one of our locations
  • Fundraising such as organising or contributing to stalls at fairs, helping with raffles; and approaching local businesses for donations
  • Marketing and promotional activities

For more information, visit www.learninglinks.org.au/volunteer/

Our Annual Reports

Our Mission / Objective

Learning Links' mission is to provide children and young people who have difficulties learning with the skills, services and family support that will enable them to realise their potential

Our Services

Learning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Our specialist professionals work with children and young people from 0 to 18 years to address concerns with:
• Speech, language and communication
• Fine and gross motor development
• Literacy and numeracy
• Anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, social skills and behaviour
• Developmental delay, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, high functioning autism, sensory processing issues.

Projects in Progress

Reading for Life® is an evidence-based program that provides one-on-one support to primary school children with reading disorders, including dyslexia. Delivered by volunteer 'Reading Buddies', the 15-week program supports students to build reading and literacy skills, and confidence in their learning abilities.

Counting for Life® is a program that works by training volunteers to work with selected primary students to improve their numeracy,  self-esteem and confidence. Over 10 weeks, 'Counting Buddies' us fun activities and games to encourage the children to build skills, engagement and interest in numeracy.

Our People

CEO

Birgitte Maibom, CEO

Leadership Team

Birgitte Maibom - Chief Executive Officer

Don Tilley - General Manager Corporate Partnerships & Marketing

Di Peacock-Smith - General Manager Early Education and Care

John McCormack - General Manager Corporate Services

Simone Montgomery - General Manager Education & Allied Health

Names of Board Members

Greg Wallace - Chair

Michele Adair - Director

Sarah Donald - Secretary

Helen Hu - Director

Clive Cuthell - Director

Number of Employees

200

Number of Volunteers

318

Registration Information

ABN

71 097 577 636

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests

Learning Links receives limited government funding and relies on the generosity of the community to help our children and families.

Support can take many forms; ranging from donations, in-kind offers of expertise, equipment and services, to volunteering and funding of existing or new support programs.

We also work in partnership with businesses to achieve our goals. Our supporters can choose the level of engagement that best meets their specific requirements and objectives.

For more information please contact us on:  

Email   mail@learninglinks.org.au

Phone  1300 003 900

Web    www.learninglinks.org.au/get-involved/

 

General Donations

Donations will allow us to help more children with learning difficulties and their families by providing the services they need to reach their full potential.

Donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.

 

$45 will provide a literacy or numeracy session

 

 

 

$75 will provide a therapy session to improve speech or motor skills

 

 

 

$265 will provide an assessment  to determine speech or occupational therapy needs

 

 

 

$440 will provide a psychological assessment to determine a child’s potential to learn

Work with us

Learning Links offers job opportunities in varied roles, skill levels, and experience.

If you are looking to work in a values-based organisation where staff are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, families, and communities then Learning Links is the organisation for you.

At Learning Links, we believe in Empowerment, Collaboration, Excellence, and Integrity and are committed to ensuring that how we serve others and how we work together is a reflection of these values.

You will be supported through supervision, mentoring, and regular professional development delivered by experts in the field.  Build your skills and experience in a supportive multidisciplinary team environment.  Learning Links is an organisation with an excellent reputation and history.  Our recent staff survey confirmed that staff are engaged with their work and the organisation’s supportive team environment and value being part of a growing organisation that delivers outcomes for children.

Our range of benefits ensure that working for Learning Links will be a mutually satisfying experience.

If you are passionate about helping children, we would like to hear from you.  You can view our current job vacancies here.

Volunteer with us

Learning Links is always in need of the generous helping hand offered by volunteers. Our volunteers are special, contributing so much to the children and families we help.

We work with individuals and groups of volunteers to find things they like to do at a time that suits them. Some volunteers help for an hour or two a week, others from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm one day a week in our inclusive preschool. Some help from home or their workplace whenever they can.

Together we can work out an arrangement that suits us both.

We can always use a hand with the following activities:

  • Reading Buddies
  • Counting Buddies
  • Clerical tasks at our Sydney locations or Head Office
  • Training staff in a range of skills
  • Painting, gardening and other maintenance activities
  • Preparing resources for therapy sessions
  • Selling raffle tickets
  • A letterbox drop around one of our locations
  • Fundraising such as organising or contributing to stalls at fairs, helping with raffles; and approaching local businesses for donations
  • Marketing and promotional activities

For more information, visit www.learninglinks.org.au/volunteer/

Our Annual Reports

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