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Sunday Sessions at the Mount Barker Skate Park

Youth Development Program

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Youth

Mount Barker District Council is committed to ensuring our young people have access to opportunities that support them to thrive and be engaged in the community in meaningful ways. This is the foundation of our Youth Development Program. We approach this commitment based on what young people are passionate about and interested in and use these aspects as a platform on which to build their resilience and capacity as valuable community members. 

For more information please contact our Senior Community Development Officer on 8391 7200.

 

Sunday Sessions at the Mount Barker Skate Park

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For details about the next upcoming workshop check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sundaysessionsatmtbarker/

Download your registration form HERE: Sunday Session Registration Form(164 kb)

Enquiries: Email Darryl on razzamadaz@hotmail.com or phone 8391 7200

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Youth Development Program

Council has a Community Development Officers with a specific focus on young people.  They work with young people, agencies, schools, services and programs.  The role is diverse to ensure the needs of the districts young people are being met, high quality relevant programs and opportunities are being provided (by Council and in the community) and programs are available to suit a diversity of young people’s interests.  The role operates within a community development framework with a focus on the resilience and wellbeing of young people and actively providing, working with and/or supporting the following…

Programs 
Key issues
Special events/activities 
Networks and Groups 
  • Barker Riders Skate Park Coaches
  • Operation Flinders
  • Wellbeing of young people
  • Youth Leadership
  • Local access to services, programs and opportunities
  • Youth engagement and participation in council and community issues  
  • National Youth Week
  • Mental Health Week
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Star of the Hills 
  • Youth Affairs Council of South Australia: Youth Affairs Peak body in SA
  • Bluelight Association: SAPOL youth engagement activities
  • Regional Youth Round Table: Addressing key strategic issues for young people
  • Adelaide Hills Youth Sector Network: network of agencies, services and programs from across the Hills region with a focus on young people

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Agencies and Services

  • All schools across the region: public and independent
  • Local businesses eg visual and performance arts groups, retailers
  • Health Services: eg Encounter Youth, Adelaide Hills Community Health Service, CAMHS
  • Services Clubs: eg Rotary, Apex
  • Recreation and Sporting groups and clubs
  • Youth Groups

Useful Websites

 
Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/mountbarker.councilcommunitydevelopment

 

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6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
T 8391 7200
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