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Become a Volunteer at MHEC

Volunteers we need you!   Are you looking for a challenge?     Do you want to learn new skills?   Do you want to meet new people?   We have an opportunity for you! Meadow Heights Education Centre has a wide range of volunteer positions available for people of different skills and experiences.  If you have some spare time and you would like to help the community we are looking for volunteers to assist us in the following areas:   Assisting the English as Second Language Tutors with classroom activities  Computer Homework Club  (Working with Childrens Card Required) This would be assisting primary school children with their homework. Ages 8 - year 12  Events- Such as Eid, Diwali, Other Multicultural Days, End of the Year, Easter, Clean up Australia, Australia Day and many more.  Office Administration - learn office skills, if just starting out and unable to find employment, this is a great way build up your skill and enhance your job opportunites and add to your CV.  Childcare - we have vacancies in our childcare for student placements.  Being a member on the Board of Management      It is a wonderful experience to give up your time to help others and MHEC apprieciates and acknowleges everyone who volunteers in our programs.     We hope that by volunteering in our programs, you take away with you new skills and a sense of achievement knowing what a difference you have made to peoples lives.     

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Clubhouse Village Website

The Intel Computer Clubhouse Village website is available to our Clubhouse members. They can post their photos, artwork, more projects etc. to the site and view fellow Clubhouse members’ projects from all over the world.

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Community Garden

This year the Garden group planted a variety of flowers for the community's enjoyment.   The flowers are almost ready to bloom and provide a lovely fragrance adding an array of beautiful colour to the area.  The community garden is available to the residents of Hume from Monday to Friday for one hour per week. (longer if required)  We encourage anyone who just loves gardening, particulary those who have small or no backyards.  The Garden is a great place to enjoy the relaxation amongst the plants   Enjoying the simplest tasks    Learning new techniques   Meeting new friends with similar interests  Watching plants grow from a seed to a wonderful flower.You will be required to register with us so if you are interested in this activity please contact:    Ann Jessop on 93095211     Days    -       Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm    Email   -       ComDA@mhec.vic.edu.au 

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Community Garden

Come and share gardening techniques, grow food and get outside with others.Weeding/maintenance: Monday- Friday 10:30am — 11:30 amPlanting days/workshops: check events page to see what’s onCost: FreeFor more information, please ring Ann on 9301 5211 or email: comda@mhls.com.au

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Public Facility Prices

PRINTING:A4 - Black & White = $0.20 per pageA4 - Colour = $1.00 per pageA3 - Black & White = $0.40 per pageA3 - Colour = $2.00 per pageFAXING (LOCAL ONLY):$2.00 for the first page$0.50 per page after the firstBOOK BINDING:A4 only (prices are calculated on size of binding)25 pages = $5.0050 pages = $10.00

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Public Use : Printing, Scanning, Laminating, Document Binding

MHEC has Public Use for the following at a small charge:Internet is free to current concession card holders from the hours of 9:30am to 4:00pm (limited times)Non concession card holders will need to pay $2.50 per hour for usage.Printing via compluter or USB will incur a small charge of 20cents per page Black and White and higher for colour.Scanning (A4 10 pages maximum)Laminating is available however you may have to ring the office on 93019200 to arrange a time that staff are availableDocument Binding - Clear cover with black backing and comb (Contact office for availability of staff)Members of the public are also invited to take part as models for our Beauty Services class.  (Free treatments) Models are required for Waxing, makeup, Tanning, Nails, Facials, massage, hot stones, manicures, pedicures, etc...If you are interested please contact the office on 93019200

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Room Hire at VisyCares Learning Centre

A large function room that seats a maximum of 100 is available for hire on some weekends you will need to contact the office for availability.There is a small kitchen area, however users are asked to provide their own Pots, Pans, crockery and cutleryBookings and a Bond are required at least 3 weeks prior to hiring. 

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Roxy Happy Club

The Roxy Happy Club at Meadow Heights Education Centre located at the Visy Cares Learning Centre building in Hudson Circuit Meadow Heights. It is as it says a "Happy Club" that is always looking for new members. The group meets each Thursday at 1pm .  You are never too old or too young to join this group they meet and chat over a snack or two, play games, teach each other new skills that they have aquired over their life time in a friendly enviroment .  If you are not sure whether you would like to join, then come in and talk to the friendly staff who will talk to you about the group and if you feel comfortable, you will be introduced to the group and encouraged to sit down and join in the fun. If this group is not for you we have other programs that you may like to join just ask one of our staff members.  

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Sewing Club

Held on Mondays from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Buchan Street Communtiy CentreBeginners and intermediate sewers:This is a program where the community can come together to learn or share new skills.Experienced sewers are on hand to teach you how to cut out a pattern, sew your own clothing or make toys for the children.Come along and join the group it is a free program, however you will have to supply some items. If you are interested and want to know more contact Ann Jessop on 9309 5211 

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