WCC Annual Report 2014-15 - Page 17

SETTLEMENT YOUTH PROGRAMS In 2014-15 we assisted newly arrived young people with a wide range of casework and groupwork, events and programs. Achievements at school holiday and other 250 + Attendants youth group programs in 2014-15 70 Average number of homework club students assisted per week 58 Young people supported with individual casework on a range of issues 52 Number of volunteer homework tutors from Latrobe Uni, Australian Catholic University the WCC Volunteer Service delivering hundreds of hours of tutoring 28 Young people assisted with personal employment support 13 Newly arrived young people involved in our Job Confident Youth Employment program including direct contact with employers and online job applications 4 Number of homework support programs School holiday programs continued to be a good way to engage isolated newly arrived young people. This year programs included a Zoo trip, Surf Lifesaving day and You Yangs day tour with high attendance rates and good feedback from young people Continued the partnership with the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre to deliver the Refugee Action Program (RAP)