Emily is one of our fantastic Youth Workers, and Edy is a long-term Live-In Mentor sharing a home with vulnerable young people.
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.
In this NAIDOC Week, we acknowledge all First Nations people who have occupied and cared for this continent for more than 65,000 years, and particularly honour the Wurundjeri Woiwurrung and Boonwurrung peoples, on whose lands our offices are located.
Keamogetse works as a volunteer Live-In Mentor with Concern Australia’s Inside Out program. In late 2019 we recognised her extraordinary commitment to young people with the Corey Lancaster Volunteer of the Year award. Find out more about her experience in our latest Live-In Mentor profile.
The Victorian Government's decision to carefully open up the community means some of our programs will be able to take steps towards ‘COVID-safe’ operations, while others will stay as they have been for the near future. Here’s an update on what we know so far.
Edward Chirenda has been a volunteer Live-In Mentor with Concern Australia for more than five years, showing great commitment to the wellbeing of multiple vulnerable young people he has shared a home with. "It really provides you with an opportunity to impact someone’s life!" he says.
Earlier this year April moved into one of our Inside Out homes as a volunteer live-in mentor supporting vulnerable young people as they learn to live independently. Find out why she took the plunge, and what it's been like during this extraordinary year.