ORGANISATION REPORT

2017 Organisation Report

Youth Opportunities is pleased to release the 2017 Organisation Report.

2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the organisation and it was one of the biggest years to date!

  • We graduated 631 students across 43 programs in 22 schools.
  • We graduated a further 103 students through our online program, Thrive.
  • W increased our reporting measures to include EPOCH, the adolescent measure of PERMA theory and the Kessler-10 (K-10) survey, which measures psychological distress and is used by the Australian Bureau Statistics in the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing.
  • EPOCH results indicated a 17% increase in overall wellbeing.
  • K-10 results indicated a 60% reduction in the number of students at high risk of developing a mental health disorder.
  • Our events in 2017 were once again, a standout. Our Charity Golf Day and Gala Dinner raised more than $140,000 combines and Stars in the Garden, hosted by Melanie and Robert Champion de Crespigny, raised in excess of $315,000.
  • We launched a Scholarship Program, awarding 27 scholarships to further support graduates to achieve their career and study
  • The Youth Opportunities management team and board delivered a three-year strategy to support growth and to achieve the vision and mission organisation.

Our successes in 2017 were thanks to our individual, community and business supporters who made sure we were able to reach as many young people as possible.

Read the report in full HERE.

2016 Organisation Report

We are so excited to announce the launch of our 2016 Organisation Report. What a year it was! Here’s a quick snapshot:

  • We graduated 544 students across 38 programs in 19 schools.
  • We saw young people’s wellbeing increase across all five measured domains of PERMA theory; positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment.
  • Our events in 2016 were once again, a standout. Our Charity Golf Day, Winter Feast and Stars in the Garden raised more than $350,000 combined.
  • We launched our Stars 100 Club, a membership-based donation club with the aim of providing an additional $100,000 in funding each year.
  • We invested into new projects that will enable us to expand our reach in 2017.

Our successes in 2016 were thanks to our individual, community and business supporters who made sure we were able to reach as many young people as possible.

Read the report in full HERE.