Parents and Caregivers

Youth Opportunities Team Update

The new year has seen some changes and new appointments within the Youth Opportunities team and our Board, so let’s bring you up to date and make some introductions. New Appointments Rebecca (Bec) Adams Treasurer for the Board Last year, we welcomed Bec Adams to the Board as our new treasurer. With her accounting knowledge (she […]

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Your Invitation to Term 4 Graduations

Join us for our final round of graduations for 2018 and help us celebrate the incredible achievements of our inspiring students graduating from this term’s Personal Leadership Programs. Please see below a full list of graduation times and locations. Should you wish to join us, simply drop us a RSVP at grads@youthopps.com.au or call us on 8240 3133 with your […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 5 Personal Leadership

P E R S O N A L  L E A D E R S H I P “Remind yourself, you’re in the driver’s seat of your own life!” At Youth Opportunities, we believe it’s your choice! Our founder Peter Marshman once said “You can hope the circumstances and situations will be right to make […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 4 Goals

 G O A L S  “Nothing changes if nothing changes” Goal Setting, Personal Growth and Having Purpose – how can you get closer to where you want to be? It’s about taking small, decisive steps that move you in a positive direction, bringing you one step closer to being your best possible self.  Be S.M.A.R.T […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 3 Communication

S E L F  T A L K Otherwise known as your ‘inner voice’. Positive Self Talk makes you feel good about yourself and the things that are going on in your life. It’s like having an optimistic voice in your head that always looks on the bright side. Examples: ‘I am doing the best I can’ […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 2 Happiness

H A P P I N E S S We’re on the pursuit of happiness! What makes you happy? Create your own list of things that improve your mood. CHAT – to a friend or family member MOVE – go for a walk, exercise or use a punching bag (endorphins are great!!) RELAX – Meditate, […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 1 Sweet Slumber

This week is Mental Health Week – and we are asking our social media friends to join us for a 5-day Challenge! We will be focusing on a few keys areas and sharing lots of tips to help you overcome challenges and be the best version of yourself. Including Sleep Hygiene, Healthy Habits, Communication, Stress […]

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New Scholarships For Bright Young Grads

Youth Opportunities hosted their first Scholarship Ceremony for 2018 last week, at Playford Civic Centre, recognising the achievements and needs of many bright young Youth Opps graduates. Thanks to the very generous support of our loyal donors and supporters, we were able to hand out over $25,000 in scholarships on the night! Awarded to 30 […]

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Online Program Set To Thrive

Youth Opportunities’ expansion into more flexible types of training delivery has resulted in the launch of our new online program, Thrive! Based on the content and philosophy of the Personal Leadership Program, The Marshman Foundation, as the development arm of Youth Opportunities, has been developing Thrive since 2015 and we’re really pleased to see pilot […]

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Scholarships Update

Our graduates have already learnt the skills to be personal leaders, developed the confidence to put themselves out in the world and acquired the skills to overcome issues at home and at school. But sometimes there are still barriers to learning and achieving, obstacles they may not have the capacity to overcome due to financial […]

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