In conversation with Ray Sykes, fundraiser for Stepping Stone House and intrepid mountaineer

By Sarah McKenzie

“It was the hardest 10 days of my life.”

Ray Sykes is Senior Operational Risk Manager at Macquarie Bank and a dedicated supporter of Stepping Stone House. Ray teamed up with his wife, Di, a fellow outdoors adventurer, to tackle one of the biggest challenges of their lives: embarking on a 24-day mountaineering expedition in Nepal to raise much-needed funds for Stepping Stone House.

We need to make housing accessible for young people leaving Out-of-Home-Care

Little attention has been given to vulnerable young people in the context of housing affordability. Jason Juretic, CEO of Stepping Stone House, spoke to Open Forum about why the Government should extend funding for youth from 18 to 21 years old.

Interview with Jason Juretic, CEO of Stepping Stone House

Jason Juretic is the CEO of Stepping Stone House, which provides long-term accommodation, learning and development for vulnerable youth in the Sydney region. He is this week’s Changemaker at Pro Bono Australia.

The organisation making a change for youth homelessness

Youth homelessness is a prevalent and evident issue in Australia. Youth Homelessness Matters Day recently took place in order to bring awareness to the large issues surrounding young people who don’t have homes in Australia.

Third Sector spoke with Jason Juretic, CEO of Stepping Stone House, to tell us more about youth homelessness and the work that his organisation does.

Helping youth create their future

Today is Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2017. Jason Juretic is CEO of Stepping Stone House, a not-for-profit organisation helping vulnerable youth to grow into self-sufficient and independent adults, starting with a safe and secure home environmentHe spoke to Open Forum about the importance of addressing the prevalent issue of youth homelessness in Australia.