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Youth events

Baseline For Young People is City of Whittlesea's Youth Services Team. Providing programs, events and projects that young people can get involved in. Our work has a prevention, early intervention and capacity building focus, and works with young people aged 10 to 25 years. Providing support and advocacy for the needs of young people, their rights, wellbeing and helping them see their full potential.

Baseline for Young People weekly programs

FreeZa

This program is designed for young people who want to enter the music industry, or grow their existing knowledge. These interactive workshops fosters connection to likeminded young people, and provides opportunities to develop new skills such as event management and DJ workshops.

When: Thursdays, after school.

Contact info: Lisa 0429 222 370 or email baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au 

School Holiday Activities - September 

Go into Bat for the Microbats

Come and join us at Mill Park Library to make and decorate houses for Microbats and learn all about these incredible little creatures from the experts!

This is for young people aged 12-18 years only.

‘This event is supported by the Victorian Government’

Date: Wednesday 21 September
Time: 11am - 1:30pm
Location: Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park
Register here - https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=945844&

 

Whittlesea's Next Lip Sync Superstar

Do you have what it takes to be Whittlesea's Next Lip Sync Superstar?

Baseline for Young People are inviting all LGBTQI+ young people and friends aged 12-18 to join us for an inclusive and fun drag night!

Learn about everything drag and get ready to lip synch for your life!! (Prizes to be won)

Date: Thursday 29 September 2022
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Mernda Village Community Activity Centre
Register here - Whittlesea's Next Lip Sync Superstar

Strictly for ages 12-18 years only!

 

 

Pasifika Volleyball Competition

Come along and have some fun these September school holidays playing beach volleyball at The Y Leisure City, Epping.
Celebrate Pasifika culture with other Polynesian young people while also enjoying ‘King of the court’ beach volleyball at The Y Leisure City’s own beach volleyball courts

Young people must be aged 12 - 18 years to attend.
This event is co-designed by Pasifika young people.

Date: Thursday 29 September
Time: 9:45am - 1:00pm
Register here - https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=940749&

First Steps to Employment – Work Readiness Program

First Steps to Employment is a five week workshop for young people age 15 to 20 years old who are interested in participating in job readiness workshops presented by employment support services in the City of Whittlesea. The work preparation program aims to help young people develop their knowledge on employment by;

  • Participating in a free accredited Barista Training and Food Handling Course
  • Creating a resume and cover letter
  • Practising interview skills
  • Connecting with local services and job opportunities

 

Date: Program commences Wednesday 14th September 2022

Location: Majority of the workshops will be held at Thomastown Library

Time: 4:30pm – 6pm (*times may vary depending on workshop)

Cost: Free

Only 20 places available.

 

Please submit and Expression of Interest by completing  this form https://forms.office.com/r/jfp9YcqWrC

For further information please contact Jansu on 9404 8800 or email baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

 Whittlesea Youth Environment ACTION Group

This is a newly formed group directed by young people who care about the environment. Members of this group will be able to make a real difference to the community through exploring environmental issues and planning how to act now to improve our environment for the future.


Who: Young people aged 12 – 18 years
When: Fridays, 5pm – 6:30pm
Contact: Hans on hans.gregory@whittlesea.vic.gov.au or 9404 8800

 

Creative Youth

This group welcomes young people who are creative and interested in digital and pencil art. Participants are provided with a safe place to express their creativity and meet like-minded individuals.

Who: Young people aged 10 – 17 years
When: Wednesdays, 4 – 5:30pm online
Contact: Kristy on baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au or 9404 8800