Eastern YRIPP Volunteer recognised by Premier’s Champions Awards
The 2016 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards were announced December 4, the eve of International Volunteer Day, at Government House. The Awards recognise Victorians who give their time and skills to better the lives of others and their community.
Long-time Youth Referral and Independent Persons Program (YRIPP) volunteer, Frank Webber took home the Service category. Frank volunteers in the Eastern Metropolitan Region under the supervision of ECLC’s YRIPP Regional Officer, Susan Hillman Stolz.
Frank has been an Independent Person for eight years and has supported more than 850 young people through police interviews when their parent/guardian has been unable to attend.
Congratulations and thank you to Frank for helping so many young people and for making such a generous contribution to the community.