​Schools Programs
Work Readiness Program

The Work Readiness Program began as an extracurricular activity for young women at Epping Secondary College who were looking to about to start looking for a part-time job. The program offers young people the chance to gain work experience and training while raising money for YMCA Whittlesea Open Doors. Over a 10 week period Work Readiness Program participants plan, run and evaluate their own fundraising event. ​Past events have included fundraising BBQ's, Primary School Discos and a Tie-Dye T-shirt makes Social Enterprise. 

Tomorrow's Future Leaders

The Tomorrows Future Leaders program is a partnership between YMCA Whittlesea, Lalor North Secondary College and other local primary schools. The program helps to prepare grade 5 and year 10 students for leaderships roles within their schools. The program runs for 8 weeks and consists of fun, interactive sessions which cover leadership, teamwork and personal development.​

If your school is looking to help provide opportunities its students to develop leadership or become more connected to the community contact YMCA Whittlesea Youth Services on 9407 6206.