5 great ways you can get involved in charity work

5 great ways you can get involved in charity work

By Jason Juretic

In the last few years, the not-for-profit sector has seen a significant rise in corporates wanting to get involved with charities in a hands-on and meaningful way, rather than simply donating to a cause. It’s great to see that people take active social responsibility and experience seriously. For corporates wanting to get involved with community causes, don’t let your imagination be limited! There are many great ways you can work with a charity, whether it’s offering your time, skills or fundraising support.

Every CEO has a corporate social responsibility to make a difference

Every CEO has a corporate social responsibility to make a difference

By Jason Juretic

In recent years, the not-for-profit sector has seen a significant rise in corporate professionals wanting to get involved with charities in a hands-on and meaningful way, rather than simply donating to a cause. People want to work for an organisation that takes active social responsibility and experience seriously.

The true value of fundraising is life experience

The true value of fundraising is life experience

By Sarah McKenzie

We all love being good Samaritans and fundraising for a worthy cause. Making a transformational difference to someone less fortunate than ourselves makes us feel good – but more importantly, it builds a brighter future for people who would otherwise struggle to lead a happy and fulfilled life. The kind of life that many of us take for granted.

Thoughts on the cycle of youth homelessness

Thoughts on the cycle of youth homelessness

By Jason Juretic

1 in 200 Australians are sleeping rough on the streets or couchsurfing. How does this happen? Some typical reasons for children and young people becoming homeless include: domestic violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, neglect, alcoholism and drug addiction, chronic illness and family bereavement.

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.