Youth Advisory Program

For Change Co. exists solely to provide employment pathways for young people experiencing homelessness. In 2022, we commenced a program that combined our strengths and piloted our youth advisory program, Voice For Change.

Our new paid workplace program provides young people with lived experience, the chance to develop skills in Program Management and Advocacy, and gain a foothold in the Community Sector.

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What better way to empower young people than having them at the heart of what we do?

Cass, Program Participant

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Our program was successfully piloted over a period of six months, from October 2022 to March 2023, and naturally, we selected our own organisation for the pilot.

The Structure of the program provided the practitioners with the opportunity to apply their practice-base learning to evaluate For Change Co’s programs and operations.
At the conclusion of the program, the practitioners offered informed recommendations to enhance the experience of young people in our Pathways For Change program and provided general feedback and recommendations across our organisation as a whole.

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Participants presented the program to the FCC Board. The Board were impressed by their depth of knowledge and the high level of consideration of the work.

Tenille, Managing Director, FCC.

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