Practical pastoral care at Eddystone PS
Eddystone PS chaplain Sylvia Spatara noticed three students at her school were going through some tough times.
“We met earlier this year and my heart sank when I saw them come to school cold, with no jumpers and old shoes.”
Chaplains get involved with Army Cadets
While most chaplains had a restful first week of the holidays, three YouthCARE staff were getting down and dusty for nine days with the Australian Army Cadets.
10 years of chaplaincy
In 2008, a Year 3 student, whose mum passed away when she was small, was referred to her school chaplain. What followed next was a 10-year friendship between a student and her chaplains.
From the street to chaplaincy - Tina's story
Tina knows first hand how rough life can be. Her experience means she understands more than most about how hard things can be for a young person. It's what makes her an incredible chaplain.
Hello Mr Chips
When his dog Strider passed away Swan View Senior High School chaplain Jon Jon Ramirez was devastated by the loss of his best mate.
Chaplain helps students see clearly
After noticing a student wearing a pair of broken glasses, Gilmore College chaplain Linda Liddelow knew she had to help.
Mega morning tea enjoyed by all
More than 60 people came down to Life City Church for a YouthCARE mega-morning tea.
The guests of honour were local politicians Stephen Price (Forrestfield), Yaz Mubarakai (Jandakot), Terry Healy (Southern River) and Dr Tony Buti (Armadale).
Chaplain uses passion to help Sri Lankan students
YouthCARE chaplain Chantal Pereira is using her experience as a chaplain to help kids in Sri Lanka.
Narrogin fundraiser brings festive joy
Did you know the Hilltop Café at Narrogin Senior High School is WA’s only high school student-run restaurant?
Stall a hit at Kelmscott expo
Chaplain Kerin Williams had a YouthCARE stall as part of Kelmscott Senior High School’s ‘Act Belong Commit’ Student Health Expo.
Volunteers honoured for outstanding service
Three YouthCARE CVE volunteers have been honoured for their outstanding service to the Gosnells school community.
Metro Connect energises volunteers
More than 50 people attended CVE Metro Regional Connect at Westcity Church.
Chaplains hit the airwaves
Students from Halidon Primary School and North Woodvale Primary School interviewed chaplains Bronlyn Cathie and Di Sanders as part 89.7FM’s School of Thought program.
Derby chaplaincy — a job like no other
The role of a chaplain can vary dramatically from school to school. Each position is unique and this is especially true for Derby District High School chaplain Nikki Stinson.
Message from the CEO
During my recent visit to the Kimberley, I had the opportunity to meet many of our volunteers, supporters and chaplains - including a chaplain and her dog - who continue to make positive contributions to school communities.
Duncraig SHS festival a hit
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.
Katanning chaplains, church help disadvantaged kids
Katanning chaplains Jono and Jocelyn Prosser have worked with local churches to help provide uniforms, stationery, medicine and food for disadvantaged kids in the area.
Small thrift shop makes big donation
Thanks to the efforts of Gosnells Uniting Church Op-Shop coordinator, Patricia Booker-Woods and her team of 30 volunteers, $5,000 has been raised for school chaplaincy.
Gift wrapping for chaplaincy
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.
Regional visits encourage volunteers
From Esperance to Moora, CVE Field Officers have been journeying across the state in an effort to strengthen connections with regional volunteers.