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Want to up-skill yourself? Keen to make yourself more “employable”?

If you said yes to one or both of those questions, then make sure you keep an eye on this section of the blog!

This part of the blog is all about helping to connect you to different opportunities both in and near Mosman that will help you to up-skill yourself! We will be putting up posts linking to up-and coming-opportunities for young people to take courses and get training and work experience! If you are interested in barista training be sure to fill out an expression of interest form. Furniture making is another awesome skill that you can develop so keep an eye out for when it is next coming up at the Youth Centre.

Our volunteering programs can also be a great way to up-skill yourself through marketing and event management training all the while working as a team in a fun environment so check out the latest blog posts from previous volunteers to see if it’s something you might be interested in!

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    Accredited Barista Training Course

    26 October, 2017, By web team IN Barista Training

    Need a job? Love coffee? or Just want to learn new skills? 

    If this is you, get onto this Accredited Barista Training! Mosman Youth Services will once again take a group of people determined to develop their practical work skills, over to CBD College to complete and attain a certificate as a barista. Completing a barista course is a great way to enter the job market with a nationally recognized certificate.

    If you are serious about getting a job as a barista then thisw Nationally Recognised barista course is for you. This 5 hour barista course results in a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment bearing the units of competency SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety (issued by CBD College, RTO# 91399). In addition you will get a 2 hour 'Latte Art' class to learn how to create a masterpiece finish to the perfect cup!  Some prior online work is required to achieve the accreditation (an email will be sent to you with the details prior to the course)

    Course details

    Date:  Saturday 25th November
    Location: CBD College (Meet at Mosman Youth Centre first)
    Address: 10/428 George Street, Sydney
    Time: 9am – 4.30pm (Meeting at the Mosman Youth Centre at 9am)
    Duration: 5 hour course (10am-3.30pm)
    Who: Students from Year 9-12 (available to other ages 12-25 upon request)

    COST: $100 (normally $129)

    For more information contact Andrew on 9978 4213 or email youth@mosman.nsw.gov.au!

    Click here to book your spot.

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    Nourishing Nutrition Tips from F.R.E.S.H.

    6 September, 2016, By web team IN MYskills

    F.R.E.S.H. (formerly NEST) have been working each week over the last 4 weeks to provide healthy and nutritious food, prepared and cooked by the team, to young people at the Youth Centre on Friday afternoons.

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    Determined to get a part time or casual job at a cafe?

    6 May, 2016, By web team IN Barista Training

    Mosman Youth Services will once again take a group of young people determined to develop their practical work skills, over to CBD College to complete and attain a certificate as a barista. Completing a barista course is a great way for a young person to enter the job market with a nationally recognized certificate. In this 3 hour course,  you will learn how to identify all the key variables that go into making espresso-based coffee and the steps with putting all of those variables together at speed to make excellent finished coffees.

    Course details

    Date:  Wednesday 15th June
    Location: CBD College
    Address: 10/428 George Street, Sydney
    Time: 4.30 – 7.30pm (Meeting at the Mosman Youth Centre at 3.30pm)
    Duration: 3 hour course
    Who: Students from Year 9-12

    For more information contact Jerome on 9978 4213 or email j.valencia@mosman.nsw.gov.au.

    Click here to express your interest.

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    Two Hands Project Workshop

    15 October, 2015, By web team IN MYskills

    "Two Hands Project is a collaborative approach to dealing with plastic pollution: take  30 Minutes and Two Hands to clean up YOUR world anytime, anywhere" (http://www.twohandsproject.org/).

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    Keen to be more employable?

    14 October, 2015, By web team IN Barista Training

    Looking for a casual or part time job is challenging, especially if you have not yet developed the experience or attained the credentials for your resume. Each year, Mosman Youth Services offer a nationally accredited barista course to help local young people develop practical skills and attain a nationally recognized certificate to help them in the job market.

    Learn from world class baristas as you discover how to froth milk, create the perfect espresso and make all the different type of coffees you would buy in a cafe. You’ll also get the chance to learn what goes into cleaning and maintaining coffee machines and pick up many other helpful tips along the way.

    Course details:

    Date:  Wednesday 18th November
    Location: CBD College
    Address: 10/428 George Street, Sydney
    Time: 3.30 – 8.30pm (meeting and finishing at the Mosman Youth Centre)
    Duration: 3 hour course
    Who: Students from Year 9-12

    For more information contact Jerome on 9978 4213 or email j.valencia@mosman.nsw.gov.au.

    Click here to express your interest.

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    Looking for a casual or part time employment?

    4 May, 2015, By web team IN Barista Training

    After the very success of the barista training course held last December, Mosman Youth Services is excited to offer another nationally accredited course to help you with future part time or casual employment.

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    Workshop: Get Gardening

    3 February, 2015, By web team IN MYskills

    Keen on gardening?! Into food sustainability?

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    Workshop: Think like a Publicist

    2 February, 2015, By web team IN MYskills

    Are you in a band? Interested in the publicity, media or event industries?

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    NSW Youth Parliament - Apply Now!

    27 November, 2014, By web team IN MYnews

    Interested in a challenging new leadership opportunity? Perhaps you should check this out!

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    Doing the event management workshop with Bec

    12 September, 2014, By web team IN MYnews

    BY ALEISHA

    "I really recommend any future workshops… they give you the chance to broaden your horizons and gain contacts in the industries you may be interested in working in". 

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    Review - event management and bookings workshop

    9 September, 2014, By web team IN MYskills

    BY KATE

    Hi, I’m Kate and I’m in year 11. I attended the event management and bookings workshop with Rebecca Young on the 5th of August at the Mosman Youth Centre. So I thought I would write a little review on how I found it!

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    Change is Possible - reviewing the sustainability workshop

    5 September, 2014, By web team IN MYskills

    BY SIMONE

    From his own life and experiences, Tim taught us that change may not be immediate and that making a difference can be difficult, but as long as passion is maintained and one never gives up, change is possible.

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    Get Job Ready Workshop

    3 September, 2014, By web team IN MYskills

    BY JASPER

    Have you ever wanted to know how to write an effective resume, how to prepare for an interview or how to look for the best job?? I recently spoke to Headspace all about their upcoming workshop and wanted to share this information with you...so read on!

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    Shift This 2014

    18 August, 2014, By web team IN Feature Articles

    Want to be empowered to create change in your community? Want to know how to make a difference effectively? 

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    Career & Study Fair - Aug 6th

    29 July, 2014, By web team IN MYnews

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    Rebecca Young: Event Management and Bookings Workshop

    22 July, 2014, By web team IN MYskills

    You do not want to miss out on learning about event management and bookings from one of Australia's premiere booking agents Rebecca Young!

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    Young Leaders: Sustainability and Campaigning Workshop

    22 July, 2014, By web team IN MYskills

    You do not want to miss out on hearing from Tim Silverwood on environmental issues and the need to take action NOW!

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    Interviewing Sonny

    27 June, 2014, By web team IN Drop In

    What's furniture making all about?! What does it involve? What do you make? Is it fun?!

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