The COVID-19 pandemic meant many young people like Meghna lost their jobs. This week, we welcomed Meghna and four other new team members through the Victorian Government's Working for Victoria initiative, getting Victorians back into work.
We’re proud to announce that we will soon have filled seven newly-created roles through the $500 million Working for Victoria initiative, part of the Victorian Government’s response to the impact of the global pandemic.
We were thrilled to welcome Stephanie Armstrong and Nathan Linton as new Board Members at our October AGM. They bring significant insight, experience and energy and they will contribute an invaluable younger voice to Concern Australia’s leadership team.
Thank you for all your support during this extraordinary year. With your ongoing commitment, we will continue to support young people in need of opportunity and hope to help them on their way regardless of past or postcode.
Paige has had a challenging life journey. She was born in prison, has spent most of her life in state care, and she has lived through abuse, disadvantage and substance use. But with the right support, this inspiring young woman is overcoming the hurdles life has presented her with.
We're excited to have young people back in our workshops learning automotive and life skills after a tough year. We just had to say thank you for all your support.
We need to ramp up our efforts to respond to a new wave of need. Donate now to fund more frontline workers to ensure vulnerable young people don’t fall through the cracks.