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Croydon Park Youth Committee – Trivia Night 2016
Need a photographer? Contact Andrew via the Youth Committee email and check out his pics below taken of students learning at ATOP Education:
– Christopher, our Technology tutor, teaching two students computer Coding.
– Djuang, our senior maths tutor, teaching three of our students mathematics.
– Iqra, one of our tutors, teaching two students English
– Chris, teaching a primary school student robotics. This student also learns maths with us, where we teach both Singapore and Australian curriculum styles.
– Chris, teaching a student, who is studying computer science, coding and robotics.
MEET THE YOUTH COMMITTEE TEAM
I’m Andrew Nguyen. I work in the Croydon Park Bakery, NG Hot bread, and I am Vietnamese. Why did I join the Croydon Park Youth Committee, you ask?
Back in 2008, I joined the Scouts in Bankstown. It was great fun which lead me to volunteering at the Children Festival that year. It was an opportunity that allowed me to help out through volunteer work. It was fantastic, and I took many photos, a hobby of mine.
I have volunteered for the Children’s Festival for seven years now, which in turn saw me volunteer for the Croydon Park Festival in 2014. It was at the Croydon Park Festival that the initial spark for a Croydon Park Youth Committee would alight. And a few months later, a fellow volunteer and now friend, Rocky, would send me an email regarding a Croydon Park Youth Committee. I said yes!
Edward is a recent Business graduate from James Cook University currently interning at Westpac in the commercial banking department. In his down time he plays soccer for Dobroyd FC in the Sydney Amateur League. Edward was a volunteer during last year’s Croydon Park festival and was subsequently nominated to be a chamber board member, and then made a founding member of the youth committee. His passion is helping small to medium sized businesses succeed and as such found a calling with the Chamber. Originally from Papua New Guinea he hopes to return in the future to establish his own business.
Marcella is a Sydney-based Media graduate. Qualified in Journalism and Communications you can often find her writing an article, interviewing an interesting character, or camera in hand, ready for a great shot. Marcella has been a volunteer photographer for the Croydon Park Business Chamber (CPBC) since mid 2013, and later took on social media duties for the CPBC. When the Chamber announced the birth of a Youth Committee for 2015, Marcella was instantly attracted to the idea of creating community awareness targeted at a younger audience.
Mel is currently studying Theology at a Bible College in Croydon. Qualified in International Community Development and Fine Arts, she will often be mingling with various multi-cultural groups in the inner-west – teaching English to Korean kids, dancing with South Asian mums or strumming to Farsi songs at church. Mel volunteered last year at the Croydon Park Street Festival and loved the community atmosphere. Passionate about creativity, youth and diversity she is enjoying being part of event planning on the Youth Committee.
Rocky has recently completed his tertiary education graduating with a Bachelor of Management in Events and Leisure from the University of Technology Sydney. His passion for creating memorable events has led him in his pursuit towards working with private and not-for-profit organisations like the Croydon Park Business Chamber. His involvement in the planning phases for the Experience Croydon Park! Festival last year has furthered his knowledge and understanding of working in an events team. The satisfaction and enjoyment gained from working alongside the CPBC in creating events has led to his continual link and eventual entry to the Youth Committee. Outside of work his interest includes dance and music with a particular love for the hip hop/rap and rnb scene.
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More interesting stuff:
Streetbeat Transport Service (The Streetbeat Bus) provides a late night transport service to young people in the Inner Sydney, Inner West and surrounding areas who are unable to get home. Young people can access the bus by calling a free call number up till 1 am to inform the workers where they need to be picked up.
The bus does not operate as a taxi service and so does not transport young people out to social venues. It is designed to minimize harm to young people by taking them home or to another safe place.
The service is available to young people Friday and Saturdays 10pm – 2am. Police and other services can call the bus up till 2.30am.
The bus mobile number 0417 209 687