Fawkner Social Inclusion Project

Fawkner Street Food Workshop

Come celebrate Fawkner interfaith chef project with the local residents. Meet new people and make new friends. Everyone’s welcome. Share recipes and learn how to create mouth watering food from Europe to Asia.

Date: Saturday 2 April 11 am – 2 pm. Senior Citizen Centre, Jukes Road Fawkner. Call Daniela on 9357 3415 or at daniela.fawcomhs@gmail.com.  NO COST.  Funded by Victorian Multicultural Commission.

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New Residents Welcome Dinners

Everyone is invited to come to our delicious free monthly dinners. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and build a stronger sense of community in the local area.

Last Thursday of every month: 4pm to 7 pm.  Dates: January 28, February 25, March 31, April 28, May 26, June 30. NO COST.  Major Road venue. Funded by the Office of Multiculturalism and Citizenship.

 

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Community Leadership Training for Newly Arrived Residents

Sometimes on the train, out walking or at the shopping centre people from minority cultural groups experience hostile or unpleasant incidents that make them feel scared and unsafe. In such a situation it can be difficult to know how to respond and people can be left feeling helpless and afraid.

This three day workshop is designed to empower participants who experience violence, because of their cultural background, by developing skills and confidence to deal with difficult and challenging situations-to learn how to assess and address difficult incidents, to work with uncertainty and to adapt and thrive in challenging environments.

Dates: Friday to Sunday, May 13 – 15.  NO COST.  Major Road venue. Funded by the Office of Multiculturalism and Citizenship & Moreland City Council.

New Residents Welcome Network

Are you interested in meeting and supporting new arrivals in Fawkner? We are looking for people who would like to help newly arrived residents to find their feet and build connection to the local area by offering friendship and support.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with this program contact Daniela or Meredith at the Community House on 9357 3415 or 9357 4631 or at fawcomhs@fawcomhs.com.au.  NO COST.  Funded by the Office of Multiculturalism and Citizenship.

Employement Mentoring for New Arrivals

Have you lived in Australia for less then five years and would like to gain more experience in Australian workplaces. This programme aims to provide work experience placements for new residents in their professional area and match participants with workplace mentors.

If you would like to participate as either a workplace mentor or to have a work placment, please contact Daniela or Meredith at the Community House on 9357 3415 0r 9357 4631 or at fawcomhs@fawcomhs.com.au. NO COST.  Funded by the Office of Multiculturalism and Citizenship.

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