School Friendly Business

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The School Friendly Business program provides recognition for businesses that support their local schools. School Friendly Businesses support the local community by:

  • Being aware of important school dates
  • Welcoming invitations to important school events
  • Considering flexi-time for parent/guardian employees to attend significant school events
  • Welcoming authorised school and parenting information/literature in their staff room
  • Being prepared to host students for workplace learning (work experience, Structured Workplace Learning and/or School Based Apprenticeships or traineeships)
  • Being willing to allow small groups of students to visit their workplace for a tour
  • Support the MATES Mentoring Program by allowing allow employee/s an agreed period of time-release or flexible work arrangements during work hours to participate in the MATES Mentoring Program for 1 hour a fortnight.
  • Supporting the MATES Reading Buddies program in their local schools by being a part of the “village that raises a child”.
Becoming a School Friendly Business helps you to:

  • Promote your business
  • Demonstrate your corporate social responsibility
  • Become an employer of choice
  • Help nurture a future workforce
  • Enhance business and school relationships
  • Open and improve avenues of communication
Download a School Friendly Business Flyer here

Fill out the form below to apply online.
School Friendly Business
You may select more than one option.
List other ways you are already supporting local schools

Across Events Management

Contact: Andrea Cross
Work 89 Flacks Road HORSHAM VIC 3400 Cell Phone: 0400 425 254

Aherns Sherwell

Work 1 Fraser St Nhill VIC 3418 Work Phone: 03 5365 2300 Website: Home page


Warracknabeal Branch
Work 47 Scott St Warracknabeal VIC 3393 Work Phone: 03 5398 1722 Website: National Website

Axis Employment

Work 22 McLachlan St Horsham VIC 3400 Work Phone: (03) 5381 1622 Website: Home page

Belle-Vue Trading Pty Ltd

Work 236 Henty Highway Warracknabeal VIC 3393 Work Phone: 03 5394 1070 Website: Home Page

Bendigo Bank

Horsham Branch
Work 80 – 82 Firebrace St HORSHAM VIC 3400 Australia Work Phone: 03 5381 0996 Website: Scholarships

Besselaar’s Pies & Pastries

Contact: Wimmera LLEN
Work 13 Bennett Road Horsham VIC 3400 Australia Work Phone: 03 5310 5954

Business Horsham

Contact: Wendy Mitchell
Work P.O. Box 924 HORSHAM VIC 3402 Website: Home page
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Cafe Jas

Work 37 Roberts Place HORSHAM VIC 3400 Home Phone: 03 5382 3911 Website: Home page

Cafe Pharmachino

Work 106 Scott St Warracknabeal VIC 3393 Work Phone: 03 5398 1713