2 results for month: 05/2016


Girl SKILS

This program will target young women between 14-16 living in Mount Druitt and surrounding suburbs who are experiencing family breakdown, have exhibited anti-social behaviour or are at risk of being engaged by the juvenile justice system. Participants will be identified through MECA’s partnerships with local schools and community groups. These young women will be provided with education and mentoring that focuses on the development of social and emotional literacy by enhancing the key social and emotional skills of these young women ‘at-risk’. The participant’s program will run for a duration of nine weeks, with one topic covered each week. ...

Volunteer of the Month – May

Name Vincent Brian Quiaem Volunteer Role Homework Support Tutor Length of time in position Just over a year (began on February, 2015) I enjoy volunteering at MECA because… Volunteering at MECA provides me an opportunity to use my experience and skills at enhancing my local community at a foundational level as a Homework Support Volunteer. If I could be granted one wish I would ask for… A better public transport system so there’s less congestion on the roads. I really admire… Hemingway and Orwell for their writing styles. If I could have a superpower it would be… Flight At the moment, my favourite song is… ‘Vienna’ by The ...