My Future Fest – One Stop Shop for Youth Event

Don’t miss My Future Fest – Youth Event in Grafton on 8 August 2017!

Young people discovering their passion in the training, career and health space

 

Young people in the Clarence Valley are being offered a unique opportunity to discover their passion by attending My Future Fest – a one stop shop for local youth to be held at TAFE NSW – Grafton campus on Tuesday 8 August from 10am – 4pm.

My Future Fest is the brainchild of local employment and training provider ETC, who has joined forces with Clarence Valley Council, TAFE NSW and Clarence Youth Action Group to stage the youth event.

 

My Future Fest launch posing for media
My Future Fest launch – creating media hype!

 

“My Future Fest is shaping up to be a fantastic event for local youth aged between 15 and 21,” said ETC CEO Jenny Barnett.

“We are aware that Grafton hasn’t had an event like this for at least 5 years and instead has to bus students to Coffs Harbour to attend career expos. This is no ordinary career expo however with a combined focus on career, training and health issues. There will also be free food and entertainment to make it even more attractive for local youth to attend!”

“ETC is excited to be partnering with local businesses to offer mock job interviews with real employers on the day and our team will also be running resume writing workshops.”

Clarence Valley Mayor Jim Simmons, encouraged the local community to get behind My Future Fest.

“Decisions about your future are always difficult and the more help you can get with that the better,” he said.

“My Future Fest will have the information and staff on hand to make sure people have all the material they need to make informed decisions.”

 

My Future Fest launch Clarence Youth Action group
Clarence Youth Action Group at the My Future Fest launch

 

Clarence Youth Action Group have played a key role in planning for My Future Fest and urged local youth to come along.

“Clarence Youth Action are excited to be working on this youth event that promotes a positive experience to plan ahead for their futures,” CYA spokesperson Hannah Craig said.

Are you a local Grafton business or agency?

Local businesses and other agencies committed to workforce development are also being encouraged to get behind the event by registering to take part.

“If you have a passion for improving things for young people in the training, career or health space, or just want to connect with young people, we encourage you to get involved,” My Future Fest Project Coordinator Bob Prater said.

For further details and to register visit the My Future Fest page.

Alternatively, you can contact My Future Fest Project Coordinator Bob Prater on 0418 869 214.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related post

How to write a resume: with templates

Resume Writing Tips Guide Having a well written and professional looking resume is key to you securing a job. A Resume is often the first introduction you will have with an employer so it’s[...]

Q&A with Paul Clitheroe: Financial Expert

3 Tips from a Leading Financial Expert In association with ANZ, BusinessLeaders is pleased to announce that Paul Clitheroe AM – financial analyst, author and presenter - is the special guest[...]

20 sites that will amplify your job search

Where can you start your job search? There’s no doubt that the Internet makes it far easier to search for jobs than ever before. Whilst most people are familiar with SEEK, one of the largest[...]

Translate »
MENU