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2018 Jazz Festival

Wangaratta Jazz Fesitval 2018Once again The Centre will be coordinating Volunteers for the 2018 Wangaratta Jazz Festival.

This year we need more than 120 volunteers. We are looking for a very diverse set of skills from drivers, to ticket sellers, venue managers to festival ambassadors and more.

Key Dates

  • Volunteer Registrations Close 27th October, 2018
  • Information Night 25th October, 2018
  • Festival Dates 2nd – 4th November, 2018

The Benefits You Gain

  • Learn new skills, and boost your work experience and CV
  • Meet new people and engage with both locals and visitors to our region
  • Become an ambassador for our city and region
  • Give back to your local community, playing an important role in its economic and cultural success
  • Become a part of Australia’s foremost jazz event

As with last year there are some great festival passes up for grabs for our volunteers. Shifts will rotate in 4 hour slots (you can do more than one in a row if you wish).

If you volunteer:

🎷 8 hours, you will receive a Blues Weekend Pass
🎷 9-12 hours will see you receive a Festival Day Pass
🎷 13 hours or more – you will receive a FULL Weekend Festival Pass!!!

Volunteers work hard, so this year we are excited to introduce a VOLUNTEER CHILL OUT ZONE in Merriwa park. A great place to relax after your shift or during a break, soak up the atmosphere, meet other volunteers and enjoy a snack and a cool drink.

We’re Hiring

Do you have a passion for helping people break through their barriers and help them achieve thier goals?

  • Learner Engagement Officer (Trainer and assessor)
  • Learner Engagement Officer (Case Management)

Visit our Current Vacancies to find out more.

Anne Pennington Award

What is the Anne Pennington Award?

Since 2005 an award has been presented to learners in Adult Learners’ Week to honour the memory of Anne Pennington, who died on Christmas Eve in 2004.

Anne was a highly respected and much loved staff member of The Centre, and before that of Forum, Benalla. On her resignation due to ill health in 2004, the Board of Governance decided that an award would be named in her honour, to acknowledge her contributions to adult learning and her many strengths and qualities as a person.

In developing the award it was decided that
– learning should be understood in the broadest possible sense
– the criteria for the award should reflect some of Anne’s strengths and qualities

Read more about the 2018 recipient and nominees.

Adult Learners Week 2018

1 – 8 September 2018

The Centre along with Pangerang Community House, Open Door Neighbourhood House, King Valley Learning Exchange, GoTafe and Wangaratta Library have joined forces for Adult Learners Week.

Events during the week will be at each location.

  • Monday 3 – The Centre
  • Tuesday 4 – Pangerang Community House
  • Wednesday 5 – Open Door Neighbourhood House & King Valley Learning Exchange
  • Thursday 6 – GoTAFE
  • Friday 7 – Wangaratta Library

Download the brochure.

We Now Offer Short Courses ONLINE

Short courses online

We now have a range of short courses both Self Paced Tutorials and Instructor led courses.

  • Choose a course
  • Pay online
  • Jump into your classroom

Find a course for you: