Mark is a graduate from our flagship Hand Brake Turn program who successfully stepped into full-time employment upon completing the course. We were honored to be able to support him where necessary to ensure he secured a career in an industry that he loves.
Issam Alameh has joined our Living, Learning & Earning team as our Financial Inclusion Support Worker. He’s one of the seven new staff members who have come on board through the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria initiative.
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.
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.
We were delighted to welcome Geoff Manton to the Concern Australia family in February in the newly-created role of General Manager Education, Enterprise and Innovation. As part of the Executive Team, Geoff's role will include growing the life-changing work of our education programs, Hand Brake Turn and Values for Life.
Jon Ma joined the Concern Australia Board in 2018. With David Eldridge stepping down from the Board, Jon has taken on the important role of Board Chair. We sat down with Jon to ask a few questions about his experience, background, and why he's passionate about Concern Australia's work.
At the end of last year we said goodbye to Hand Brake Turn Manager Ian Dubbeld, who is moving on to a new season after three years developing and building the program across our north-west and south-east metropolitan Melbourne sites.
We were delighted to welcome David Eldridge AM back on to the Concern Australia Board as Board Chair in February 2018. His connection with the Concern Australia story goes back much longer. He served on the Board in the late 1990s, and was a member of our Advisory Group [...]