Turning old electronics into innovative projects

Story: Sam Marsh, RACQ Road Ahead SUBSTATION33, A SOCIAL enterprise in Logan, has found a way to recycle electronic waste while helping members of the community. In the last financial year, Substation33 has provided more than 600 unemployed volunteers with work experience while processing more than 200,000kg of electronic waste. Every morning the team dismantle […]

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Jobless find their own way

Albert and Logan News: 12 December 2019 LOGAN community organisation YFS will receive $150,000 from the state government to help more people create their future job. It is the first organisation to get money from the $1 million Creating Your Future Job pilot project, designed to provide training and mentoring to about 50 in Logan. […]

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Innovative Logan employment program gets new Spark

A successful initiative that supports people to set up their own small businesses or find paid jobs is now accessible to more job seekers in Logan. YFS created the Spark service for public housing tenants in 2017 and has just received funds from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training to expand the initiative […]

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R4Respect recognised for its work in promoting respectful relationships among peers in Logan

YFS’s R4Respect program today received a gold award in the community-led category of the 2019 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA). The ACVPA recognise best practice in the prevention or reduction of violence and other types of crime in Australia and play a vital role in highlighting effective community-based initiatives to prevent crime and […]

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