Nominations for YACWA’s 2018/19 Board Members
Thank you for taking the time to vote for YACWA's 2018/19 board members. Please take a moment to read the profiles of each nominee prior to casting your vote. You can view the nominee profiles below. Please have your votes in by COB on the 7th of December 2018.Continue Reading→
HOLDING ON TO HOPE: RECOGNISE THE REAL IMPACT OF YOUTH WORK
YACWA in collaboration with Barking Wolf film company produced a short documentary exploring the youth work sector in WA. This documentary highlights the need for decision makers to Reform measurement of at-risk youth outcomes by valuing qualitative data. Thank you to LotteryWest for funding this project.Continue Reading→
Exciting paid opportunity for young carers to lead a co-design project in WA!
The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) is collaborating with Red Cross WA on a co-design project that explores the needs of young carers living in Western Australia to develop ideas and solutions to the challenges they face. We are looking for five creative young people with lived experience of being a young carer to join our core team as youth consultants.Continue Reading→
Exciting opportunity to become MYAN WA Youth Consultants!
We are looking to employ a MYAN WA Training Coordinator to develop and deliver cultural competency and cultural intelligence training, and also up to six passionate youth consultants to co-design and co-deliver the two training packages!Continue Reading→
Matt’s Drive for Change
He's the winner of the WA Young Person of the Year (2017) award, and he hasn't slowed down since! Matt Bill (WA Young Person of the Year 2017) has just returned from an epic one-month drive around Western Australia (visiting over 20 towns!) and collecting the stories of young people, giving them a voice and capturing footage to create a deadly documentary raising awareness and highlighting the wins, as well as the collective issues young people experience in regional WA.Continue Reading→
Media Release with Youth Work WA – Appropriate Anti-Bullying Program Absent in Federal Budget
YACWA and Youth Work WA call on the Federal Government to implement a secular national anti-bullying program.Continue Reading→
Media Release – Student Teacher Violence in South West
The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) shares the concerns of many others in today's news reports of incidents of student-on-teacher violence in the South West.Continue Reading→