Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation

Beacon Project Manager

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The Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation is managed by a Board consisting of representatives from the schools, businesses and the community with the vison: Young People, Real Futures, Our Responsibility. The five Beacon schools are Echuca College, Echuca Specialist School, Moama Anglican Grammar , River City Christian College and St Joseph’s College.

In 2014, CCLLEN took on the new role of delivering the program for the Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation. The main goal of the program, was to assist our local secondary students secure positive pathways to further education, training or employment post school.

The Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation is a community owned model and has a firm belief that a whole community must be embraced to assist young people to build a bright future. CCLLEN is proud to support the Beacon program both in kind and with staffing.


Introducing Jane Reid, the Echuca Moama Foundation's Project Manager

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Jane has been involved in training and education in various capacities, and has extensive experience in employment and careers coaching and event management.

She began her career with Central Victorian Group training, training in job ready skills, support and management of Apprentices and Trainees and supporting people to find meaningful employment in the Echuca community.

After working for four years with Echuca Regional Health as the Community Liaison and Public Relations officer, Jane returned to the classroom, first with with Kyabram Community & Learning Centre and then the Campaspe College of Adult Education (CCAE).  

When CCAE sadly closed its doors in 2018, Jane worked with Echuca College to establish a program which would support disengaged students in returning to school, and subsequently began working with the Campaspe Cohuna LLEN (CCLLEN). 

Jane is passionate in her work with young people, and took on a Project Worker role with CCLLEN and Youth Partnerships in June 2019, which involves working on projects to support disengaged and vulnerable young people across the Campaspe Shire, and supporting schools and organisations to provide careers education to their students.

Jane was appointed as the Beacon Project Manager, following on from Cheryl Sweeney who coordinated the program for seven years.

 

Position Description:
The Beacon Project Worker is responsible for the delivery of the Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation Program in Echuca Moama.

The Project Worker is an employee of the Campaspe Cohuna LLEN and reports to the Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation Board on delivery of the program. The Project Worker works with the Beacon coordinators and Beacon Student Leaders at each school. Echuca College, Echuca Specialist School, Moama Anglican Grammar, River City Christian College and St Joseph's College.

 

Major Objectives: Delivery of the elements of the Beacon program as listed below –

•             Student leadership development day

•             Business breakfast (or other business event)

•             Pathways Pledge ceremony

•             Interview Technique Session

•             Mock interviews

•             Careers Expo

•             Annual General Meeting

•             End of year celebration


Young People   Real Futures   Our Responsibility