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Cancellation of Term 1 Graduations

13 February 2020 /

In light of the recent announcement by the government to cancel events of more than 100 people, and in response to the advice provided by schools in SA, we have cancelled all public graduations for Youth Opportunities graduates in Term 1.  We really appreciate your understanding, and will be sharing reflections from our graduates in […]

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A Family’s Journey with YO

When Michael was offered the chance to take part in our Personal Leadership Program last year, his self-esteem was at rock bottom. Michael had a history of being bullied, and his confidence, resilience and mental health had drastically suffered as a result. Michael was totally disengaged from school and his studies, and his mother, Lee, […]

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Q&A with Nicky Brand, Marshman Foundation

We recently sat down with Nicky Brand, General Manager of the Marshman Foundation, to speak with her about current issues facing young people and how concepts within Youth Opportunities’ programs can help to alleviate these problems.  What is one of the most concerning issues facing young people today? Unfortunately, anxiety is on the rise in […]

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Reflections from a Regional Personal Leadership Program

Larry Waller, Head of Training, reflects on his visit to two regional communities, Cummins and Tumby Bay, to attend YO’s Personal Leadership Graduations – and witnessed first-hand the incredible difference that Youth Opportunity makes in regional communities and beyond.  Toward the end of 2019, after being in post as Head of Training for Youth Opportunities […]

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Welcome to YO Newbies!

We are so excited to welcome new people to the YO Team! To get to know them better, we asked them a few questions: Carol Garrick, Accounts and Payroll Officer What do I do to look after my own wellbeing:  I like to exercise as it makes me feel good, I want to keep fit […]

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