Supporters

Meet the Team – Ben

12 April 2022

How long have you been working at Youth Opportunities? I have been at Youth Opportunities for 4 years now. What does the best day at working at Youth Opportunities look like for you? Being in the training room working with students and being the catalyst that helps them decide what they want to do and […]

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Meet the Team – Tom

4 April 2022

How long have you been working at Youth Opportunities? I’ve been working for Youth Opps for 16 years! At the end of my second term of training back in 2006, my eldest daughter was born. Sophie arrived on Sunday at 4.55am, and with two hours of sleep, I attended my graduation on Monday afternoon. Three […]

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Meet the Team – Larry

29 March 2022

How long have you been working at Youth Opportunities? I have been working at YO for nearly three years. I started in May after arriving from the UK in 2019. What does the best day at working at Youth Opportunities look like for you? I love my job and am blessed to be surrounded by […]

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Meet the Team – Kodi

21 March 2022

How long have you been working at Youth Opportunities? I have been working at Youth Opps since June 2021! Still feels like I just started. Time flies. What does the best day at working at Youth Opportunities look like for you? A great day at work for me is one with lots of meetings, time […]

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Meet the Team – Courtney

8 March 2022

How long have you been working at Youth Opportunities? I started part-time work at Youth Opps back in 2005, whilst studying at Uni. I worked for 5 years, before heading off to have my babies. I returned 5 years later and have now been back for 7 years (so my babies are not so little […]

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Update from Head of Training

15 February 2022

Welcome back to Youth Opps and 2022! We have an exciting year ahead. I am excited for 2022. Thanks to a dexterous and hardworking team, in Term 1 we are looking forward to delivering 10 Personal Leadership Programs in 10 schools across South Australia. This will see us help up to 200 young people to […]

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Teacher Q&A

11 February 2022

Youth Opportunities proudly partnered with UniSA’s Communication and Media Clinic Program, a work integrated learning initiative with undergraduate Communication and Media students. Thank you to our UniSA students who provided us with content from our valued stakeholders. Special thanks to Kai Muller for writing the following article. Paul Monaghan has been a teacher at Woodville […]

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India’s Journey with Youth Opportunities

Youth Opportunities proudly partnered with UniSA’s Communication and Media Clinic Program, a work-integrated learning initiative with undergraduate Communication and Media students. Thank you to our UniSA students who provided us with content from our valued stakeholders. Special thanks to Ciara Starling for writing the following article. India’s Journey with Youth Opportunities India began her Youth […]

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Understanding the Teenage Brain

As a parent of a teenager, you’ve almost certainly had a moment (or many!) where you felt like you were fighting a losing battle. They won’t talk to you, won’t clean their room, they sleep in every day, and somehow know exactly how to push your buttons. You might feel like you simply don’t understand […]

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BankSA Foundation Q&A

4 November 2021

(Pictured: David Firth, BankSA State General Manager and Erin Faehrmann, Youth Opportunities Chief Executive) BankSA Foundation supports small, local charities helping to create a brighter future for South Australians and Territorians experiencing disadvantage. Youth Opportunities has been grateful to have been involved with BankSA Foundation for over ten years, with their grants going towards our […]

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