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Youth Worker @ KHS Mentoring program

One of the Youth Workers work from Kiama High School each Friday to assist and mentor any students who may be struggling academically or socially. The project has been running since 2010 and has been an effective link in ensuring Kiama Council maintains links with  professionals in education in the Municipality. Since the program began many new initiatives have been created with many joint projects being undertaken.  These include:

  • Youth Engagement meetings
  • Study Skills
  • Volunteers program

Young Person's Program

Presented by qualified male and female Youth Workers and a range of guest speakers and mentors, this program gives young people guidance aimed at leadership, health and fitness education whilst learning important strategies to deal with emotions including anger and frustration in a positive way.  Topics include: achieving personal goals, learning about risk and safety outside of the school environment, and developing confidence and self esteem through positive actions and outcomes.

When: Term 3 and Term 4 - 7 weeks duration
Who: Kiama High School Year 10 students

Kiama High School volunteers

Kiama High School students assist Youth Workers each Wednesday during school term from 1.30 – 3pm on a range of programs, events and administrative duties.

Youth Engagement Meeting

This meeting provides students with the opportunity to participate in a full Council meeting and see Local Government in action. The meeting is attended by Kiama Councillors (including the Mayor) and Senior Council staff. Participants can raise suggestions, issues or concerns directly to a full Council meeting.

When: First Thursday in August
Where: Kiama High School 10.30am – 1pm
Who: Kiama High School students.