Advance is a school-based program for young people to volunteer in their community. It is a partnership between the Office for Youth, Victorian government secondary schools and community organisations.

Through Advance, young people, schools and community organisations develop networks of relationships while achieving shared goals. The program also encourages communities to support and recognise young people’s participation and positive role in society.

Advance gives young people a chance to do something great in their community based on their choice. Young people are able to plan projects, meet new people, build skills and make a difference in their community.


Participating in Advance delivers:

 ·                Recognised training

 ·                A community project or series of volunteering activities delivered in partnership with

 ·                Innovative approaches to program delivery are encouraged

 ·                Recognition and celebration of achievements

 ·                Young people involved in decision making

 ·                Involvement with the Victorian Police Youth Corp Program

 ·                Completion of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award


28th of July 2017. Ballarat Secondary College.