MRC North operates several support programs specifically for youth:
Youth Tutor Program
The Youth Tutor Program is one of MRC North’s most valued programs. It caters for young people secondary school, college and TAFE. Volunteer tutors offer academic support with homework and school assignments across all disciplines, as well as supporting English proficiency.
The Youth Tutor Program operates during school term, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5:30 pm.
Youth Pathway Planning Program
The Youth Pathway Planning Program supports young people (16-25 years) with the completion of education, developing work skills and achieving and maintaining positive life outcomes.
Young people registered in the program commit to a minimum of six months and receive individual and small group support to focus on their short and long term goals.
Youth Advisory Network (YAN)
Membership of the Youth Advisory Network (YAN) is open to young people aged 18-25 years after an application and interview process. YAN fosters leadership, the participation of young people within their communities, and acts as a voice for young people on local and global issues and events.
As a YAN Member, there are opportunities to participate in, and to facilitate information sharing forums and workshops that promote healthy lifestyles.
Members meet once a month to share ideas, plan activities and support other young people.
YAN Activities have included participation in: State-wide Forum on Education; Harmony Day; Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees; Men’s health awareness event at state-wide football match; Legal Aid session on drugs and alcohol; Youth Makers Market; and a research project on ‘Narratives of Tasmanian Refugee Migrant Integration Experiences’.
For more information on any of the Youth Programs, please call the office on 03 6332 2211.