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Next YAE Program - 11 February to 22 March 2013

13 Dec 2012

Our next YAE program is due to commence Monday 11th February 2013 to Friday 22nd March 2013. The Federal Government has approved an extension from 4 to 6 weeks to include a fully accredited Certificate I in Vocational Preparation. We want to hear about any young adult (17-22 years) who is not engaged in full-time employment or education in 2013 who would be interested in and eligible for the YAE February program. Participants must show a willingness to commit to the 6-week program and must be seeking employment. They must not be linked to a Job Service Agency or Disability Service Provider.  The program is FREE to all participants and includes: Full Certificate I in Vocational Preparation (by Bounce Consulting: Maria Smith & Co) Fitness and empowerment training (by GLO Australia: Steve Moneghetti, Jake Bridges & Ryan Waight) plus many more team building and empowerment activities  Overnight survival camp (Lorne Surf Life Saving Club) Equine Learning Experiences Australia (1-day Equine Therapy)  A Bendigo Bank account with no fees for 6 months with $ deposited by YAE  Personal grooming and presentation skills Job seeking skills and mock interviews with industry partners (plus interview outfits if required) – many previous participants have gained jobs from this day 1-on-1 personal career and vocational coaching (by Bounce Consulting) Opportunities to link with Committee for Ballarat industry members  Each YAE graduate will be allocated a mentor to support them for 12 months – mentors are volunteers from the Ballarat business community and graduates of the Leadership Ballarat & Western Region program (Leaders in Action) For more information please contact Pam Anderson: “If you're involved in business and realise the importance of all sectors working together to make things happen then you become a member of the Committee. You can sit on your hands and be part of the problem or join the Committee to be part of the solution.”   David Canny Red Lion