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The Chat


Have a Chat! 

The Chat Program offers young people from culturally diverse backgrounds an opportunity to practice English conversation so that they can have the confidence to participate in community life in Maroondah.

The program is coordinated by Maroondah Youth Services. 

The program is FREE for both young participants and young volunteers. 

How does it work? 

The Chat Program matches young people from 16 - 25 years old with young volunteers to have casual weekly conversations. 

Who is eligible for The Chat? 

Participants need to meet the following criteria to join The Chat program: 

  • 16 - 25 years old 
  • Live, work or study within the City of Maroondah 
  • Commitment of 6 months

If you are interested in Volunteering visit  Volunteer for The Chat

For more information contact Annette on 0448 557 269 or

If you are a migrant or refugee young person and you would like to apply for the program, please complete this Expression of Interest form.

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