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.
CVE takes off at Kinross
Kinross Primary School students have enthusiastically embraced the Treasure Hunters program this year, despite never having had Christian Values Education at the school.
YouthCARE and OzHarvest team up for Breakfast Club
When YouthCARE chaplain, Sylvia Spatara, heard that OzHarvest was looking for a school to run a pilot cooking program, she jumped at the opportunity and volunteered Eddystone Primary School.
Chaplain donates kidney
YouthCARE chaplains often go above and beyond the call of duty to help others, but Heather van Oyen went even further by donating a kidney to help her friend, Cara.
Message from the CEO
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.
Surprise messages bring joy to hospitals
Students at Pickering Brook Primary School have brought joy to staff and patients at St John of God Midland and Princess Margaret Hospital by writing ‘Thank You’ and ‘Get Well Soon’ cards.
Chaplain heads to Africa
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.
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Bunbury Fundraiser a huge success
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.
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Stationery backpacks help students learn
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 ..
2017 Convenors Launch
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 ..