||"Cameron Neil" [ profile ]
Sep 18th, 2006 - 08:57:47
thanks for the introduction :)
are you happy for your bio to be pasted to the project blog?
you could also post your latest project update re the ACT to the
project blog if you would like.
its exciting to have you on board and great for the project to have
it all moving ahead in the ACT!
On 18 Sep 2006 at 5:28, Julia Collin wrote:
> Greetings national working group members,
> I am Julia Collin, the project officer for the Youth Leadership for
> Sustainable Consumption Capacity Building project which is being
> piloted in the ACT. I joined the project in early September. My role
> will consist of assisting the ACT Youth and Sustainability Coalition
> in developing the Train-the-Trainer and Youth Workshop training
> packages. My role will also involve administrative support in the
> organization of the training workshops, and facilitating Coalition
> Once the training workshops are completed I will be a point
> of contact for young people who are developing their own sustainable
> activities within the ACT community.
> I am a twenty year-old student at
> the Australian National University, studying a full-time Arts degree
> with majors in Politics and Gender Studies. My previous experience in
> the sector includes voluntary work in the youth sector participating
> at various youth themed events, as well as serving on the Youth
> Coalition of the ACT board of governance (the peak youth advisory body
> in the territory) and representing ACT young people at the national
> planning group for National Youth Week 2005.
> My experience in the
> sustainability sector stems from my work for the =93Home Energy Advice
> Team=94, an ACT government funded initiative that provides free energy
> advice and subsidized home energy audits to the ACT community. In
> addition to this I also have a very strong personal interest in
> sustainability issues.
> At present I am putting together the training
> materials for our Train-the-Trainer workshop which we have scheduled
> for the 29th September. Once this takes place we will be reworking the
> Youth Workshop training package to fit the ACT community=92s needs, and
> are looking at implementing this training using the Train-the-Trainer
> participants in November.
> I am excited about the project, on both
> local and national levels, the experiences and insights we gain from
> the ACT pilot will influence further projects held in other states and
> at a national level.
> I look forward to communicating with the national
> working group members, and I urge you to contact me if you have any
> questions about the ACT project, or would like any further
> Regards, Julia Collin Project Officer Youth Leadership
> for Sustainable Consumption Capacity Building project Hosted by
> Community Education and Training 114 Maitland Street, Hackett ACT 2602
> GPO Box 2656, Canberra ACT 2601 (02) 6257 6321 julia (at) cet.org.au (this
> email address should be working soon, if it bounces back please try
> programs (at) cet.org.au)
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