General Youth Services

W.Y.L.D. Projects Indigenous Corporation

W.Y.L.D. Projects Indigenous Corporation

W.Y.L.D. Projects Indigenous Corporation Logo
Add to favourites

About Us

Intended Outcomes of WYLD

 

The experience

  • For the participants of WYLD Projects, will be a journey – WYLD will undertake collaborative joint venture projects, connecting youth with community and culture, traveling to numerous destinations undertaking unique tasks and experiences, while utilising vocational training to upskill and provide transferrable employability skills. At the end of the project, team members will be able to demonstrate the attainment of vital life skills/employment skills, vocational training competencies, and personal achievement.

 

  • For early school leavers other benefits such as meeting their Centrelink mutual obligations of obtaining a Cert II/III qualification, and ultimately transitioning onto further pathways of training/employment opportunities are available. Other benefits such as increased relationships with family and support networks, increased attendance/completions at school, increased participation in the community, self-confidence, improved social competency and self-worth should be evident and independently assessed through assessment tools.

  • Objectives

    1. WYLD Projects Inc is currently funded for 2.5 years to target Indigenous Australian Youth aged 15 to 19 years in the Wide Bay Burnett Region, specifically those who:

    • are at risk of leaving school and/or home prematurely,

    • are experiencing family, school based and/or societal dysfunction that contributes to the formation of unsafe behaviour and anti-social activity, and/or has the potential to cause self-harm and suicide,

    • are suspended or at risk of suspension or exclusion from school, or

    • have entered or are at risk of entering the Juvenile Justice System.

WYLD Projects Inc objectives are to Connect Indigenous Youth with Community and Culture, by providing collaborative legacy based leadership projects through,

  • Group based school programs called “Better to Give”

  • Cert II/III Vocational training opportunities

  • School based Traineeship opportunities

  • Engaging excluded youth through projects in the real work environment.

  • Offering paid employment opportunities through procurement of contracts

  • Establishing new business enterprises to offset reliance on Government funding

 

 

 

Quick Facts About The Region

W.Y.L.D. Projects Indigenous Corporation is located in the suburb of Branyan, the council of Bundaberg, the state electorate of Bundaberg and the federal electorate of Hinkler.