Currumbin

Young Veteran Support Services (YVSS)

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.

Currumbin

Young Veteran Support Services (YVSS)

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

The social stream of the program aims to

Provide social, health and wellbeing opportunities for young veterans and their families including:

  • Weekly Coffee Catch Ups
  • Weekly Fitness Training
  • Group events for young veterans and their families

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:

  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Keep learning new skills
  • Staying connected
  • Improved physical and psychological health and wellbeing

Provide social, health and wellbeing opportunities for young veterans and their families.

Provide social, health and wellbeing opportunities for young veterans and their families.

Weekly Coffee Catch Ups

Weekly Fitness Training

Group events

118142764_1709467005888355_4651060852118800537_o

Weekly Coffee Catch Ups

pexels-victor-freitas-2261477

Weekly Fitness Training

119647402_1728350577333331_6144844985076686311_n

Group events

We encourage
our young veterans

to engage in social and health and wellbeing events either by themselves or with their families.

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.

Building and maintaining relationships

Keep learning new skills

Staying connected

Improved physical and psychological health and wellbeing

We encourage
our young veterans

to engage in social and health and wellbeing events either by themselves or with their families.

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.

Building and maintaining relationships

Keep learning new skills

Staying connected

Improved physical and psychological health and wellbeing

Education & Employment

Education & Employment

YVSS delivers a number of employment and training opportunities designed to:

  • Attract former young Gold Coast Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel to roles with quality Gold Coast employers
  • Assist employers to better understand the transferability of young veteran skills to the workplace
  • Assist young veterans access employment opportunities that suits the veterans individual needs and abilities and complement employer needs
  • Offer a pre-employment program that can assist young veterans with being ‘job ready’ and enhance the transition process.

the veteran

employment service

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.

the veteran

employment service

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.

Critical thinking

Experience in working in diverse environments

Leadership and teamwork capabilities

Dependability, loyalty and integrity

Critical thinking

Experience in working in diverse environments

Leadership and teamwork capabilities

Dependability, loyalty and integrity

YVSS delivers a number of employment and training opportunities designed to:

  • Attract former young Gold Coast Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel to roles with quality Gold Coast employers
  • Assist employers to better understand the transferability of young veteran skills to the workplace
  • Assist young veterans access employment opportunities that suits the veterans individual needs and abilities and complement employer needs
  • Offer a pre-employment program that can assist young veterans with being ‘job ready’ and enhance the transition process.

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:

  • Critical thinking
  • Experience in working in diverse environments
  • Leadership and teamwork capabilities
  • Dependability, loyalty and integrity

Features of the YVSS

Features of the YVSS

assists young veterans

The program assists young veterans transition into civilian employment through pre-employment programs, assistance with job placement and post placement support through expert case management support

considerate of the young veterans family

The program is considerate of the young veterans family needs and home life

empathy, dignity and respect

A partnership between our Young Veteran Services Coordinator that is based on empathy, dignity and respect

individualised

Case management is individualised to the young veteran

Contact YVSS

Contact YVSS

Contact YVSS