Vocational Service


Kathryn Chivers
M: 0428 282 968
Rotary eClub of 9790 Latrobe
Email: vocational@rotary9790.org.au




Building Our Business Community


PP Brad Quilliam (Susanne)
Rotary Club of Kinglake Ranges
Email: rodagraphics@bigpond.com

Computers for Kids


Wayne Pease
Rotary Club of Appin Park


Learner Driver Mentor Program - L2P

Securing a driver's licence is a prerequisite for many young people to gain workforce entry. The L2P program is a innovative community based learner driver program to assist young people to reach their 120 hours. Clubs provide supervising drivers in conjunction with local government and community representatives.


PP David Redfearn (Deanne)
Rotary Club of
Email: dredfearn@vtown.com.au


Literacy is a right. The ability to read and write is the key to accessing education and employment. It empowers people and is essential to community vocational development.

Carol Cooksley
Rotary eClub of 9790 Latrobe
M: 0401 011 579
Email: coralcooksley@gmail.com

Pride of Workmanship Award and Mentoring Program

This award is designed to acknowledge any member of our community, irrespective of age or vocation, who displays outstanding qualities in terms of approach, dedication, attitude and commitment to service.

Shine On Awards Program

Shine-On is an outstanding annual Australia-wide Rotary award recognising exceptional service to others by people with disabilities.
Clubs may nominate people who meet the selection criteria and all nominees receive recognition with a Certificate of Commendation. A five-district awards ceremony is held in May each year.
Leigh Aitken
Rotary Club of Heidelberg
(M) 0438 844 830
Email: leighaitken51@gmail.com


Working with Refugees

Refugee families require accelerated skills development to meet the challenges of entering the Australian workforce.
PP Andrew Treadwell and Jan Macdonald
Rotary Club of Bundoor
Email: republicanjanm@optusnet.com.au

Working with Retirees and Men's Sheds

Men's sheds provide physical, social and emotional support to retired males and others from disadvantaged community groups.

Patrick Turner
Rotary Club of Kyabram
M: 0437 178 896
Email: pfst57@hotmail.com