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Volunteering with bestchance

bestchance Programs have run a variety of events for National Volunteer Week to recognise the efforts of all our wonderful volunteers. On Tuesday, bestchance celebrated the wonderful playgroup volunteers with small tokens of appreciation. Presented with a beautiful potted plant, those gathered spent the time reflecting on the tireless efforts of bestchance volunteers, and the […]

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National Volunteer Week Celebration

This week is National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration in Australia to celebrate the outstanding work of those who offer their time and services to help those in the community. bestchance has a wonderful volunteers department, who assist in many programs and services across the organisation. From kindergartens, to gardening and maintenance, administration work, and […]

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Meet Jessica: Family Day Care Educator

Jessica inherited her passion for early years education from her mother, who has many years experience working with young children. Together, the mother-daughter dynamic duo has opened their own Family Day Care. They are excited to share their love of learning with young families in a home-setting. They also enjoy sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge […]

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Mother’s Day Magic

Mother’s Day is a special time to give thanks to the women in our lives who raise us. From Mothers, Grandmothers, carers, and all the strong women who have guided and loved us, Mother’s Day is a day to give thanks to those women for all they have done. From breakfast in bed prepared lovingly […]

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Stepping Stones Triple P

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program ® is one of the world’s most effective parenting programs. It gives parents the skills they need to raise confident, healthy children and teenagers and to build stronger family relationships. It also helps parents manage misbehaviour and prevent problems occurring in the first place. With more than 30 […]

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The Cheshire School: 16 Hands Incursion

The children of The Cheshire School were recently caught horsing around, but not in the way one might expect! A very special incursion, run by the community education program ’16 Hands’ visited the excited children to educate them about horses. The program is run through Racing Victoria, aiming to teach children around Melbourne about the […]

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The Secrets of Play Therapy

Join leading Psychologist and Play Therapist Angela North from The Cheshire School for an all-day workshop to learn how Play Therapy works, the impact it can have and how you can use these strategies at home. When a young child’s emotional and behavioural problems are significant, it can impact on their relationship with family and […]

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Volunteer with bestchance: Judith’s story

Judith has been volunteering with the Clayton South Preschool for the past 13 years. She discovered bestchance at a time when she was looking to give back to her community in a meaningful way. Judith previously worked as a secretary before the arrival of her two sons. After they were born, she participated as a […]

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