Semester 1 at Duncraig SHS ended with a bang as the annual ALIVE Festival took centre stage. The three-day event, which has been running for more than 12 years, is coordinated by chaplain Jayden Brand and encourages students and staff to live mentally, physically and socially healthier.
If you’ve had a gift wrapped at Kingsway City Shopping Centre, chances are, you’ve met Diane Stephenson. Diane has volunteered with the Balga-Girrawheen YouthCARE Council for the last 25 years and helped start the present wrapping fundraiser 10 years ago.
Recently, YouthCARE held its 45th anniversary Annual General Meeting. Pastor Joel Chelliah, of the Australian Christian Churches (ACC), gave the key note talk at the meeting. Seven founding Member Churches were honoured for their long-standing support.
YouthCARE chaplain Ben Wyatt and his family are selling everything they own to be Christian workers in North Africa. Ben has been the chaplain at North Albany Senior High School for the past 6 years and is now moving his family to the other side of the world to start an adventure sport tourism business. The ..
A record $3,500 was raised for school chaplaincy in Bunbury, as more than 150 people attended the annual Devonshire morning tea at Jim and Flo Cunniffe's home. Perfect weather greeted guests to the Carey Park property who were treated to delicious food and live music from local band JARK. South West ..
When it comes to buying school equipment, some students need a helping hand. Noticing a need in their local community, local couple David and Christine Thomas and chaplain Kim Scaddan decided to help provide stationery for students at Grovelands Primary School. “We regularly receive children ..
Travelling from as far Kalgoorlie and Busselton, 17 CVE Convenors gathered at YouthCARE’s central office for the official 2017 launch. After spending time being reminded of the significance and power of the work they do, the group ran through a refresher overview on what is involved in being a ..
The CVE Department recently hosted a training day for nine new Treasure Hunters volunteers. It was the first time training had been run as a one-day intensive. Volunteers were reminded of the privilege it is to be invited as guests into schools. They were also taught skills and important information ..
The New Year started with a bang with YouthCARE hosting its biggest ever gathering of chaplains for Chaplaincy Formation. The event was held over two days and saw more than 300 chaplains from across state journey to Catherine’s College UWA for a time of fellowship, learning and networking. Keynote ..
The room is silent, but there is plenty being said between YouthCARE chaplain Corey Piestrzeniewicz and a couple of her students. Mrs Piestrzeniewicz is the first YouthCARE chaplain to be placed because of her knowledge of Auslan – the sign language of the Australian Deaf community. Mrs Piestrzeniewicz ..
This year is a milestone year for the organisation as YouthCARE celebrates 45 years of serving the Western Australian community. Our anniversary includes 45 years of Christian Values Education and 35 years of School Chaplaincy. In that time, we have experienced significant growth: in 1982, YouthCARE ..
I trust you are all enjoying a fruitful start to the year. Here at YouthCARE, 2017 began with our biggest ever gathering of chaplains in Perth, before more chaplains joined the ranks to start the new school year. As most of you will know, we have seen a change in state government and we congratulate ..