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Working4Youth is an online resource providing notices, current events, projects, research & publications and networking for those working with and for young people in the Bay of Plenty.
Blue Light Youth Driver Education
The Rotorua Blue Light Youth Driving Sub-Committee are pleased to announce that they are in a position to offer our first one day education courses to local youth, starting in December 2013. Click here for a report from two stakeholders meetings held in June and July.
Literacy Tutors Available
Literacy Rotorua has tutors available to assist adults improve their literacy including reading, writing, spelling and maths. If you have any clients to refer, we are based in Community House and can be contacted on 07 3502286 or text 021 2043904. There is no cost for this service.
Community Development Scheme Projects Announced: Includes Rotorua Community Youth Centre project
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has announced support for eight new community development projects around the country through the Community Development Scheme, including a project at the Rotorua Community Youth Centre that aims to connect young people with older members of the community, to encourage learning by younger people and help older people remain connected and engaged with the community.
Grandparents raising Grandchildren Parenting Course
Build a great family and have fun on the way! If you, or someone you know, would benefit from this free course please contact: Dee Horne, Rotorua "at" theparentingplace.com; 0276130967 or 07 345 5447.
Volunteers Day 2013 - Invitation to Not for Profit Groups
Come along and celebrate Volunteers Day and share your expertise and skills in the Three R's of Volunteering: Recruiting, Retaining and Retiring Volunteers, on: Thursday 5 December, 9.00 to 12.00, followed by Lunch, at Parksyde, 9 Tarewa Place, Rotorua. Numbers are limited so please RSVP by 29 November to: carole.parker "at" rdc.govt.nz or phone 07 351 8115.
Working4Youth December Roundtable - Celebrate Success!
Come to the final Roundtable for 2013 for an opportunity to network with other people who work with and for young people in Rotorua, acknowledge the hard work and successes of 2013 - and look ahead to 2014. Thanks to Waiariki Institute of Technology, who are hosting the December Roundtable – and please note the change of venue and slightly longer timeframe. Thursday 5 December 2013, 1.00 to 3.00 pm, at Waiariki Institute of Technology - National Centre for Wood and Forestry Excellence ('O' Block). Click here for agenda and map.
Register Today! Heart of Rotorua - Community Breakfast
The Inner City Focus Group invites you to: Heart of Rotorua - community breakfast event with Guest Speaker and conversation leader Peter Kenyon If you are passionate about helping vision and create a vibrant, welcoming Rotorua city centre, don't miss this event - and think about bringing a young person with you to share the experience! Friday 29 November, 7.30 - 9.00am at Copthorne Hotel, Fenton St. Cost: $20 incl GST per person. Register by: Tuesday 26 November by clicking here.
Student Seeking Volunteer Opportunity
A student from the Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership at Waiariki Institute of Technology is looking for an opportunity to volunteer with young people over summer. Please contact Nimfa at 021 121 5733.
Vodafone opportunity for young Maori graduates
Vodafone is looking for Maori graduates with an interest in technology, particularly wahine Maori. They don't need to have a technology orientated degree but need to be prepared to work within Networks, IT or Enterprise Services area. This doesn't necessarily mean working as an engineer and it could be in project management, business analysis etc. Graduates in business, marketing, science and engineering would fit in particularly well but HR is open to talking to anyone who is interested. Click here for more.
Rotorua Weet-bix Kids Tryathlon
Rotorua Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon will be held at Kuirau Park on 8 December and starts at 9am with an event briefing at 8.30am. Registrations can be completed online. The deadline for registrations is Wednesday 4 December at 11:59pm.
Reminder - Rotorua District Youth Council 2014
A reminder that applications are open until 5pm on 2 December for the 2014 Rotorua District Youth Council (RDYC). Application forms are available on the RDYC Facebook page or the RDC website.
Reminder to RSVP - Volunteers Day 2013
All volunteers and people who work with volunteers in Rotorua are invited to come along and celebrate Volunteers Day and share your expertise and skills practical sessions on the Three R's of Volunteering: Recruiting Retaining and Retiring Volunteers. . Thursday 5 December, 9.00 to 12.00 followed by Lunch, at Parksyde, 9 Tarewa Place, Rotorua. Numbers are limited so please RSVP by 29 November, to: email@example.com, 07 351 8115
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