Muddy puddle fun to help children worldwide

Muddy puddle fun to help children worldwide

Yarra Junction Children’s Centre recently participated in the “Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk”, a virtual event for children, families and organisations to help children worldwide caught up in the horrors of war and natural disasters. The annual Save the Children Fund initiative gives our children the opportunity to experience the joy of giving to others […]

RYLA catapults Taylah onto huge learning curve

RYLA catapults Taylah onto huge learning curve

Attending a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program earlier this year has catapulted former Cire Community School student Taylah Minca onto a huge and positive learning curve. Whilst still a student at the school,  sponsored Tayla to attend the challenging week-long camp which provides a unique opportunity for leadership skills development while having fun and […]

Cire welcomes closer partnership with Rotary

Cire welcomes closer partnership with Rotary

Cire Services and Rotary are strengthening their partnership and reach to help respond to the needs of local communities, particularly younger people. The initiatives encompass Cire Community School, a recently launched Rotary District 9810 Books for Kids fundraising campaign, and support for Cire Training’s Learn Local (see post on this blog page). Cire is one […]

Free TAFE – How have you found it?

The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative was released by the Victorian Labor Government in May 2018, with its commencement in January 2019. Shortly after the Adult, Community and Further Education Board (ACFE) announced a support package to assist Learn Local Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). This support package was designed to assist RTOs such as Cire […]

Leadership initiative to drive continued Cire success

Leadership initiative to drive continued Cire success

Cire Services has launched an innovative Leadership Program to help drive the future progress of the organisation as one of the largest and most respected not-for-profits in the region. Core to the success of our organisation, Cire’s leadership team comprises leaders from every area of the business including Corporate, Children’s Services, Community Hubs, Education and […]

Cire's Gumboots now available in Healesville

Cire’s Gumboots Playgroup now available in Healesville

Thanks to a grant through FRRR’s (Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal) Grants for Resilience and Wellness Program (GR&W), families with pre-schoolers in the greater Healesville area are connecting with and supporting each other through the Badger Creek Playgroup. The supported playgroup aims to engage and promote inclusiveness and connectedness among local families. The much-needed initiative, […]

Cire Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair basketball – wellbeing day

In conjunction with Victorian Youth Week 2019, Cire Community School organised a Wellbeing Day which featured a wheeltalk basketball workshop at Kilsyth Basketball Centre. The workshop was a great opportunity for students to experience what it is like to be wheelchair-bound and gain a greater understanding and empathy for people with limited mobility. The day […]

Alpacas with Maracas

Alpacas with Maracas

By Holly Williams – educator at Cire Children’s Centre – Yarra Junction With the catchy theme of ‘Alpacas and Maracas’, toddlers from the Cire Children’s Centre at Yarra Junction were well and truly hooked for National Simultaneous Storytime on Wednesday 22 May. Our Toddlers Room joined more than 1,085,587 participants across Australia and New Zealand […]

Trivia hits the spot at Chirnside Park

Trivia hits the spot at Chirnside Park

Despite the wintry conditions outside, it didn’t take long for the inside temperature to rise as excitement gained momentum for a trivia night at Chirnside Park Community Hub on Saturday 25 May. More than 50 people braved the cold, wet weather for a fun night of trivia and related antics which resulted in $1400 raised […]