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Local news round-up – October 2017

Job Shadow Day proves a success Southern Rural Water has enjoyed success with Work Solutions Gippsland's Job Shadow Day. This was the third year SRW has offered placements. One of last year's job seekers found employment with SRW. while this year's candidates found their day rewarding and informative. Debbie Matcott and her family were living [...]

December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Youth Survey – Mission Australia

Mission Australia has released the findings of its most recent survey of young Australians. For the first time, young people identified mental health as the most important issue – with other top areas of concern being alcohol and drugs, and equity and discrimination. Read the full report here.

December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applications OPEN for the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program

Applications are now open for the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program. Apply online now. Applications Close 21st December 2017.   Want to know more about the Youth Ambassadors? Visit their website via the East Gippsland Shire Council, or visit their Facebook page for up-to-date news. Or - watch this great clip!  

December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth Trainee position in Wellington.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a young person living in [or near to] Sale who is looking for a way to kick start their career in the Social Services industry. Full details can be found here, and submissions close Sunday December 10 at midnight.07

December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth Advisory Group for Headspace Bairnsdale – vacancies for 2018!

  Are you aged between 12 and 25 and interested in having your say about youth mental health? Are you interested in attending and co-coordinating events? Are you interested in meeting a whole new bunch of like-minded people and help make a difference within the community?   YAG meets on a fortnightly basis on a [...]

November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apply NOW for youth funding

A funding stream to develop and deliver events and activities during the 2018 Victorian Youth Week is now open, with local government, community organisations and schools being encouraged to apply. "Victorian Youth Week is a week-long celebration of the contribution young people be-tween the ages of 12-25 years make to our communities," Member for Gippsland [...]

November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Impact of Transitional Support

"One of the core functions of Local Learning and Employment Networks (LLENs) across Victoria is to aid young people in transitioning from secondary education to employment, training, or further education pathways. Transitional support is key to guiding young people to an independent, effective, and sustainable future for themselves. It also functions as a way to [...]

November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OctoberVET @ Ballarat

OctoberVET is on Thursday November 9th, 1.00 for 1.30pm , at the central Ballarat SMB campus. Please feel free to share with colleagues and networks. OctoberVET 2017 flyer

November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local news round-up – September 2017

Scholarship offer Crashendo! Bairnsdale is offering one full scholarship to the Melbourne Youth Orchestra Summer School residential camp from January 8 to 13, 2018. Applications for the scholarship close October 3 and the candidate must be 12-17 years old at January 1, 2018, and play an orchestral instrument. Scholarship includes tuition, accommodation and meals as [...]

October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Skilling for Tomorrow

Wondering what the workers of tomorrow will need? This paper explores the drivers changing the world of work, the skills we’re predicted to need in the future and what this means for training. It aims to encourage conversations and discussions on the question of your role in skilling for tomorrow. Read full article here. Anna Payton, [...]

October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments