Monthly Archive: July 2022

Maryanne’s mentoring experience with Geelong Youth Engagement

Adroit Insurance & Risk, one of our community partners, has a long culture of supporting and engaging with the local community. Maryanne Cleasby, Head of Business Improvement and IT at Adroit Insurance & Risk, is a volunteer mentor on Geelong Youth Engagement’s (the recipient of last year’s P500 grant) Kokoda Youth Program. Maryanne has experienced...

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Volunteering Geelong’s new pilot program offers financial education

People living in the Geelong region experiencing financial difficulty are now able to receive assistance on how to manage their money and avoid reaching a crisis point, thanks to Volunteering Geelong’s pilot Financial Literacy Program. Volunteering Geelong is an independent not-for-profit organisation that is committed to enhancing the quality of life within the community sector...

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Geelong Youth Engagement STRIVE training session

On Thursday 14th July, P500 Committee members joined a training session for Geelong Youth Engagement’s new STRIVE program. STRIVE is funded by the Geelong Community Foundation’s $68,000 P500 grant from 2021. The program supports disadvantaged young people who miss out on a place in Geelong Youth Engagement’s renowned Geelong Kokoda Youth Program. The 20-week program...

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