Youthrive Christmas Campaign

Youthrive Christmas Campaign Would you like to choose a meaningful gift this Christmas, and empower young rural people to thrive? By donating to the Youthrive Victoria, you will be contributing to our vision of supporting young rural people and their communities. Youthrive provides young rural Victorians with opportunities for success through access to University Scholarships, Rural Chances Scholarships, our Young Rural Leaders…

10 Year Leadership Celebration

10 Year Leadership Celebration In early December, we invited past and present supporters and alumni of Youthrive Victoria to join us in celebrating 10 years of The Young Rural Leaders Program. We were delighted to have alumni from 2012- 2022 camps in attendance at the weekend event held at Narmbool – a property on Wadawurrung…

Dream Seeds Updates

Dreams Seeds Updates Our Dream Seeds team had a successful trip delivering programs in North Central Victoria including the Buloke and Loddon Shires with visits to Pyramid Hill, Boort, Wycheproof, Sea Lake and Charlton. Thanks to North Central LLEN for funding the trip and for facilitating connections with schools. This positive partnership has been running…

Rural Youth Network Update

Rural Youth Network updates It has been a very positive few months for the Rural Youth Network, as we continue to grow our engagement with a variety of events and opportunities in rural communities Victoria wide. Over the past 12 months, the RYN has held 13 events over 12 months across 10 LGAs, with over 1000 young…

Nectre Regional Service Award

Nectre Regional Service Award In early November, a small group of volunteers and staff represented Youthrive Victoria at the Community Achievement Awards Gala. Thank you to all volunteers, staff and supporters of Youthrive Victoria for your ongoing dedication and support of young rural people in regional areas. Your support continues to provide opportunities for young…

Rural Youth Network (RYN) News

Rural Youth Network updates ‘The Rural Youth Network is providing a life-changing way for rural young people to connect with each other and possibilities they’d previously been unaware of…..’ ‘…It is different because it’s not only about providing opportunities to rural young people for their careers or study, it encourages connecting with their community and…

Celebrating our Scholars

Celebrating Our Scholars CEO, Dr Maryann Brown has presented the following 2022 Scholars with their awards and plans to present the remaining scholarships before the end of the year. It has been a pleasure to welcome all of our University Scholars to the Youthrive Victoria Community! Victoria Biggs Victoria completed her VCE studies at East Loddon…

Branch Out Mentoring

Branch Out Mentoring Branch Out Mentoring has been developed by alumni to support young people as they transition out of school to study, training or work. Mentors are usually connected with the school or region and this is a real strength of the model. Our Branch Out Mentoring team has enjoyed developing connections with rural VCAL and…

Would you like to support young rural Victorians to thrive?

Would you like to support young rural Victorians to thrive? We invite you to donate to our Scholarship Fund. We know young rural Victorians face barriers that can limit opportunities to reach their full potential. Youthrive Victoria believes that every young person should have the opportunity to build knowledge, skills, leadership capacity and aspirations as they move…

Celebrating Youthrive volunteers

Celebrating our Youthrive Volunteers During Volunteer Week in May, we celebrated and acknowledged our amazing volunteers, who continue to work across all Youthrive Victoria programs with pro-bono support. Thank you to the incredible team who made CresFest such a success. We managed the Youthrive Open Stage, showcasing 17 talented rural performers with the support of…