The ageing and caring industry has a brilliant source of untapped potential.
Young ageing and caring professionals. These individuals are achieving, succeeding, and excelling
in workplaces where the average age is 50+
Join the network of managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, and executives
committed to connecting, inspiring and celebrating our next generation of industry talent.
LESS THAN 1 IN 5 AGED CARE WORKERS ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 35
It can be lonely when you are the youngest person in your workplace.
Especially when your 35, and there is a 15 year age gap between you and your other colleagues.
This is a reality for many.
THE MEDIAN WORKFORCE AGE IS 50 (AND RISING every year)
This can make is hard to share with their team, ask for advice, and connect with people who share similar experiences.
If we are to meet the challenges of our ageing population young people need to be a part of the conversation. We are your future leaders.
We need to improve the diversity in our workforce if we are to be innovative.
This can only be done if industry, peak bodies, organisations, and individuals join us to build and work on initiatives together.
Our ageing and caring industry is an amazing, challenging, and rewarding place to work.
Acorn Network is getting the message of connection and inspiration out there.
Will you join us?
WHAT DO WE ACTUALLY DO?
Acorn Network is collectively working with individuals, organisations, and industry to highlight the young talent we have on offer. Showcasing your sweet skills, awesome talents, and amazing passions. We want to support you to become the best leader and manager possible, it is the only way we can create supportive and innovative workplaces for the future.
Not only that, we connect these awesome folks, you, and our industry’s established leaders through networking events across Australia (2017 dates to be released soon).
These networking events are a brilliant opportunity for you to meet other driven young professionals in a youthful, fun, and leadership driven environment - no matter what profession you’re in we welcome you to join us.
We are also launching a pilot program in Sydney this 2017. Stay tuned for further details.