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NAME: DAVE ANDREWS
BIRTH DATE: 20th May 1951
MARITAL STATUS: Married to ANGE
FAMILY STATUS: Daughters EVONNE and NAVI, 
Sons-in-law MARTY and GEYAN
Granddaughter LILA, Grandson KAEDIN           
PHONE NUMBER: 61 – 7 - 3844 1043
POSTAL ADDRESS:  P.O. Box 5519, West End
Brisbane, Australia 4101
EMAIL ADDRESS: wecanbe.dave@gmail.com

 

INTERESTS

Strumming Guitar  Singing Songs
Listening to Morricone Speaking Hindustani
Reading Mysteries   Writing Books
Watching Football Playing Tennis

 

ROLES

ANIMATOR: articulating community vision
PRACTIONER:  actualizing community involvement
ORGANIZER:  mobilizing community teams
PRESENTER:  energizing community meetings
AUTHOR:    writing books, articles and columns
TRAINER:    teaching values, knowledge and skills
SUPERVISOR: mentoring under graduates, and post graduates 
CONSULTANT:    facilitating groups, organizations and agencies

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

ELDER in :

SERVANTS TO ASIA’S URBAN POOR

 

FOUNDER/MEMBER of :

The AASHIANA Intentional Community.

The SAHARA Centre for Residential Care.

The SHARAN Service for Community Development.

The WAITERS UNION Community Network.

The COMMUNITY PRAXIS COOPERATIVE LTD.

The COMMUNITY INITIATIVES RESOURCE ASSOCIATION.

COORDINATOR for:

DILARAM COMMUNITIES in Asia

DILARAM, KABUL, Afghanistan

DILARAM, PESHAWAR, Pakistan

DILARAM, KATHMANDU, Nepal

DILARAM, NEW DELHI, India

 

CONSULTANT to:                

CRU

ACRA

TEAR

SERVE

EFICOR

SAHARA

SHARAN

AASHRAI

AASHIANA

SERVANTS

WORLD VISION

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS

CABOOLTURE SHIRE COUNCIL

 

INSTRUCTOR at:

BREMER INSTITUTE

SOUTHBANK INSTITUTE

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

BIBLE COLLEGE OF QUEENSLAND

BRISBANE COLLEGE OF THEOLOGY

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

QUEENSLAND BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE

AUSTRALIA COLLEGE OF MINISTRIES

 

COLUMNIST for:

TARGET

ON BEING

THIRD WAY

 

CONTRIBUTOR to:

Y TALK

DAYSPRING

CONTINUUM 

THE BIG ISSUE

THE WEST ENDER

TRANSFORMATION

THE TRACI JOURNAL

THE ZADOK JOURNAL

COMMUNITY QUARTERLY

SOCIAL ALTERNATIVES

PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS

THE WESTENDER

 

AUTHOR of :

CAN YOU HEAR THE HEARTBEAT?

(Hodder and Stoughton, 1989, London; OMF, 1989, Manila).

BUILDING A BETTER WORLD

      (Albatross, 1996, Sutherland; Crossroad, 1998, NewYork)

CHRISTI-ANARCHY  

     (Lion, 1999, Oxford)

NOT RELIGION, BUT LOVE

     (Lion, 2001, Oxford; Pilgrim Press, 2003, Cleveland)

JARS OF CLAY

     (EMFI, 2003, Chennai)

COMPASSIONATE COMMUNITY WORK

     (Piquant Press, 2006)

LIVING COMMUNITY

     (Tafina, 2007)

PEOPLE OF COMPASSION

     (Tear Australia, 2008)

PLAN BE

     (Authentic, 2008)

HEY, BE AND SEE

     (Authentic, 2009)

A DIVINE SOCIETY

     (Frank Communications, 2009)

 

GUEST/PRESENTER for:

A.B.C. radio and television

 B.B.C. radio and television

 U.N. Media Peace Prize Winning Programme from Australia in 1990

GREENBELT FESTIVALS in England in 1990, 1993, 1996, 1999.2003,2006

 

 

ASSOCIATIONS

AUSTRALIANS FOR NATIVE TITLE AND RECONCILIATION

AUSTRALIANS FOR A JUST AND CIVIL SOCIETY

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES RESOURCE ASSOCIATION

THE COMMUNITY PRAXIS COOPERATIVE

SERVANTS TO ASIAS URBAN POOR

ST. ANDREWS’, SOUTH BRISBANE

BAPTIST COMMUNITY SERVICES

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

THE WAITERS UNION

TEAR AUSTRALIA

JUBILEE CAMPAIGN

MICAH NETWORK AND MICAH CHALLENGE

MAKE POVERT HISTORY CAMPAIGN

 

EDUCATION

Inala State High School:

JUNIOR: 1964-66

 

Cairns State High School:    

SENIOR: 1967-68

 

University of Queensland:

BACHELOR OF ARTS: 1969-71

(including History and Psychology)

DIPLOMA OF EDUCATION: 1972

(including Educational Psychology)

DIPLOMA OF SOCIAL PLANNING: 1981

(including Social Analysis, Social Change,

Social Planning, Sociology of Development,

and Community Development)

MASTER OF SOCIAL WELFARE

ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING: 1984-85

(On Aashiana, an Intentional Community,

located in New Delhi, India; exploring the

possibilities of personal growth and social

change in the context of a state of despair.)

 

Fuller Seminary:

MASTER OF ARTS: 1979-

(including Anthropology, Missiology, and Theology)

   

EMPLOYMENT

DILARAM COMMUNITIES: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, India: 1973-77

Position:  Coordinator of Dilaram Communities 

Responsibilities:  Coordinating a Network of Therapeutic Communities in South and Central Asia. -providing residential care for disturbed, disorientated, and drug-dependant people;  supervising other therapeutic communities in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal.

 

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATES:                     India: 1978-85

Position:  Coordinator of Aashiana.

Responsibilities: Coordinating an Indigenous Intentional Community located in New Delhi, India - founding a therapeutic community centre for distressed urban people; forming a community development agency for disadvantaged groups in the sprawling slums of the city;  training people in community work.

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL WORK,

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND:                              Australia:1985-1992

Position: Tutor and Senior Research Assistant.

Responsibilities: Teaching and Research - teaching a course on social work practice with groups of people who are disadvantaged; researching the role of non-government agencies in the field of disability and disadvantage.

 

STAFF OF COMMUNITY WELFARE,

SOUTHBANK INSTITUTE :                                       Australia:1987-89

Position: Lecturer

Responsibilities: Teaching  Community Work.

 

STAFF OF WONTULP-BIBUYA,

NUNGALINYA COLLEGE:                                          Australia:1987-89

Position:  Lecturer

Responsibilities: Teaching Community Work.

 

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY             Brisbane: 1992-93

Position:  Lecturer (Part-time)

Responsibilities: Teaching Contemporary Perspectives, and  Social Justice And The Legal System.

 

TERTIARY AND FURTHER EDUCATION (TAFE)             Bremer: 1992-95

Position: Lecturer (Part-time)

Responsibilities: Teaching Multicultural Practice, Community Development, and Helping Individuals And Families.

 

BIBLE COLLEGE OF QUEENSLAND                              Brisbane: 1992-

Position:    Lecturer (Part-time)

Responsibilities: Teaching Aid and Development.

 

BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE OF QUEENSLAND: Brisbane: 1992-1994

Position:   Lecturer (Casual)

Responsibilities: Teaching  Community Development.

 

BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE:                                    Singapore: 1995

Position:  Lecturer (Visiting)

Responsibilities: Teaching Urban Mission.

 

BRISBANE COLLEGE OF THEOLOGY:                        Brisbane: 2001-

Position:  Lecturer (Casual)

Responsibilities: Teaching Community Development.

 

AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE OF MINISTRIES:                   Brisbane: 2003-

Position:  Lecturer (Casual)

Responsibilities: Teaching Community Development.

 

TEAR AUSTRALIA:                                                    Brisbane:1986-

Position:   State Co-ordinator then Educator-at-large

Responsibilities: Coordinating Activities Of Agency In The Region.  Advocating For The Global Poor, Facilitating Local Responses, and Training In Aid and Development.

 

QUEENSLAND BAPTIST CARE:                                  Brisbane:1986-2007

Position: Community Worker

Responsibilities: Encouraging Community Work  Activities Through The Agency. Developing A Model Of Faith Based Locality Focused Community Work. Resourcing Faith Based Locality Focused Community Work Activities.

Brisbane:2007-COMMUNITY INITIATIVES RESOURCE ASSOCIATION:

Position: Community Worker

Responsibilities: Encouraging Community Work  Activities Through The Agency. Developing A Model Of Faith Based Locality Focused Community Work. Resourcing Faith Based Locality Focused Community Work Activities.

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