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Archive for month: July, 2018

Subaru Impreza WINNER Announced

Congratulations to Ryan Reynolds who WON himself a Brand new Subaru Impreza at The Charity Foundation Raffle drawn last Thursday night! Other winners were S. Willietts ($2500 Helloworld Travel RevesbyVoucher) and Troy McBurney ($1000 Eftpos Voucher) We would like to thank each and every one of you who purchased tickets, and helped make the Charity Gala a successful evening.

Education Is Our Passion At This Year’s Clubs & Community Awards 2018

Revesby Workers’ Club is again a Finalist in this year’s Club & Community Awards. This time in the segment of Education!

For over 20 years and, Revesby Workers’ has been committed to supporting education and vocational advances to enhance the lives of those living in the local community. In particular, Revesby places a strong focus on education for young people to not only assist in achieving their future aspirations but to close the skills gap in the labour market.

Revesby Workers’ supports a range of initiates as part of its Education Program, these are as follows;

1. Primary and Secondary Schools Annual Funding ($1,596,000 in funding since 1998)

Since 1998, Revesby Workers’ has provided funding to twenty-seven (27) local schools and an additional school on the Hawkesbury River close to its Mooney Mooney Club. Now in its 19th year, the $3,000 provided to each of the twenty-eight (28) primary and secondary schools totals almost $1.6 million in funding.

2. Workplace Experience for Students that are undertaking Vocational Studies (12,250 work placement hours)

Since 2007, over 350 students have participated in more than 12,250 hours in the Revesby Workers’ Club workplace experience program in the areas of Business Administration and Hospitality. The Work Experience is undertaken by students in Years 9, 10 and 11 to provide them with a general introduction to the ‘world of work’.

3. Scholarships for Tertiary Education (456 students supported)

Now in its 19th year, the Revesby Workers’ Club Scholarships have assisted over four hundred and fifty (450) students during the course of their tertiary education, averaging twenty four (24) students per year and over $208,000 in funding.

4. ClubEDU Program

Launched in May 2018, Revesby Workers’ Club, in association with ClubEDU and Macarthur Workplace Learning Provider (MWLP), ran a pilot program for Hospitality students from East Hills Girls High School. Revesby Workers’

and MWLP have had a long-standing partnership with the existing work placement program,  and this provided the perfect opportunity to launch this program.

 

Padstow North Public School Principal, Natalie Armstrong receives a cheque from Club Director Christine Butters.

MWLP Linking Youth Hosts Hospitality Careers Expo At Revesby Workers’ Club

The Inspired Series and Hospitality Careers Expo was held at Revesby Workers’ Club on June 25.

The event was host by MWLP. MWLP is a not-for-profit community organisation. Its work focuses on improving education and transition outcomes for all young people; especially in preparing them for the world of work, nurturing aspiration, career management and entrepreneurialism, whilst simultaneously addressing the ongoing needs of business.

Public, Catholic and Independent schools attended from Merrylands, East Hills, Ingleburn, Cecil Hills, Hoxton Park, Canley Vale, Tempe, Beverly Hills, Bankstown, Revesby, Ashfield and more.

Luke Mangan interviewed Darren Foots, Executive Chef, from Revesby Workers’ who told the audience what it was like to work with famous chefs Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsey and the amazing places he has travelled throughout his career.

Luke Mangan (left) with Darren Foots

George Papaioannou, Restaurant Manager from Six Penny in Stanmore told of his interesting career change from Accounting to Restaurant Manager.

Ed Camilleri, CEO of Revesby Workers’ spoke of his impressive progression throughout the Club; from Trainee Manager to CEO.

Students then had the opportunity to speak with the Hospitality Industry about careers and courses, including TAFE NSW, HTN, Kenvale College, William Blue College, the Blue Mountains International Hotel School of Management as well as Revesby Workers’.

Feedback from the students was excellent. They were motivated by the day, particularly by the guest speakers.

Luke Mangan said “It was great to get out to Revesby and do an Inspired talk for the school students and to speak to them afterwards about pursuing careers in the hospitality industry.”

L to R George Papaionnou, Luke Mangan and Darren Foots.

The expo was the first of its kind hosted by MWLP Linking Youth. Their Work Placement Manager, Michael Everett, said “The aim of the day was to encourage more students to enter the Hospitality Industry, addressing critical industry shortages and to link HSC students who are studying Hospitality to the industry.”

“It really was an outstanding success” Michael added.

 


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