The Currumbin Young Veteran Support Services (YVSS) program is the first of its kind for any RSL in south east Queensland. The program offers social, education and employment opportunities for young veterans.
The social stream of the program aims to:
Provide social, health and wellbeing opportunities for young veterans and their families including:
The demands of military life can make it challenging to adjust back into the civilian world. We encourage our young veterans to engage in social and health and wellbeing events either by themselves or with their families. Social engagement has many positive benefits including:
Education & Employment
YVSS delivers a number of employment and training opportunities designed to:
The methods and approaches in the veteran employment service are innovative and unique to the context of young veterans and Gold Coast employers. Combined with quality employers and inter-agency collaboration, the program is leading the way in employment initiatives to support young veterans on the Gold Coast.
Young veterans gain technical skills that are highly transferrable to the civilian workplace. There are also the value adding non-technical skills that employers look for and that military personnel bring to the civilian workplace including:
Features of the Young Veteran Support Services