My Smith Family
The Learning for Life program recognises that disadvantaged children need extra support to stay at school and go on to further studies or employment.
So when a student is sponsored through The Smith Family, as well as financial assistance with purchasing school essentials, the student’s family is also paired with a Learning for Life Coordinator. The Learning for Life Coordinator offers students encouragement and support with their schooling; links students and their families to learning and mentoring programs in their community and helps children and young people to fully participate in their education.
Sara had no idea that volunteering at The Smith Family would change her life forever. Inspired by the chance to bring about real outcomes, Sara became one of our Learning for Life Coordinators.
Learning for Life Coordinator, Sereena loves being with students over the long term.
With the launch of our Let’s Read program in the ACT, Sally is excited to help a generation of children in need start off on the right foot.
Over the past twelve years in her role as a Smith Family Learning for Life Coordinator, Heidi has witnessed countless success stories.
Dubbo local Dawn Redding recently celebrated 11 years in her role supporting the educational pursuits of local children through The Smith Family.
As a Learning for Life Coordinator, he connects disadvantaged students with the ongoing support they need to make the most of their education.
Mathias is a bit of an unsung hero working with schools and families to support students in need to receive the best opportunities they can to achieve at school.
Alisha was 13 years old when she first started receiving support through The Smith Family. Today she is the one helping students in need.
Wrap around support was key for Learning for Life Coordinator Judy
Marion has spent 10 years delivering the support that you make possible. And she wouldn’t trade it for anything.
As one of our Learning for Life Coordinators, Marion has spent 10 years delivering the support that you help make possible. And she loves empowering students to accomplish more.
It’s graduation night, Sally, our Smith Family Learning for Life Program Coordinator, feels like a proud mum.
Sally knows what a struggle it can be to get your children through school on limited finances.
High school can be a challenging time for any student. Choosing subjects and making decisions that could have a lasting impact on their future can seem such a daunting task.
It was an incredible week for Sally and the 12 Learning for Life students who were accepted into the Bella art program.
Sally, a Learning for Life Program Coordinator, takes time to reflect on the growth and success she has seen in one of our key learning programs student2student.
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