Zoe Support in Mildura has been nominated for their outstanding work in supporting learners to establish pathways for themselves into further education, employment or volunteer roles.
Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria today congratulated Zoe Support, a Mildura community organisation assisting young mums to re-engage in education, on their nomination for a Victorian Learn Local Volunteer Team Award.
The Victorian Learn Local Volunteer Team Award will go to a group of up to 10 volunteers who have worked together on a common project, demonstrating that effective or shared effort can achieve greater outcomes.
The full list of awards are:
- The Ro Allen Award – Recognising Pre-accredited Learner Excellence
- Victorian Learn Local Young Pre-accredited Learner Award
- Victorian Learn Local Practitioner Award
- Victorian Learn Local Volunteer Team Award
- Victorian Learn Local Pre-accredited Pathway Program Award
- Victorian Learn Local Creating Local Solutions Award
- Victorian Learn Local Collaboration Award
Award winners have the chance to share in $72,000 in prizemoney. The three organisation award category winners will each receive $10,000, while individual category winners will be awarded $5,000, and category finalists will receive $1,000. In addition, the Learn Local Legend Acknowledgement Award will be presented to eight organisations that will each receive $1,000.
Learn Local providers make a huge difference in their communities by delivering adult community education programs. They help people who need extra support to turn their lives around with programs for people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Quote attributable to Mark Gepp MP, Member for Northern Victoria
“The 2019 Learn Local Awards are the perfect opportunity to publicly acknowledge the efforts of learners and the providers who support them, as well as the overall contribution of to the Learn Local network to the broader Victorian community.
“I want to wish Zoe Support the very best for the awards ceremony in August.
Quote attributable to Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney
“Learn Locals provide Victorians with the opportunity to take their first step in training and on the path to a job – they are a crucial part of the training system and work at the grassroots of our communities.