Green Army provides opportunities for young people aged 17-24 years to participate in land care and conservation projects.

Participants have the opportunity to gain valuable on the job skills as well as receive accredited training. Further, Green Army participants receive a training allowance while participating in Green Army projects.

Workskil Australia delivers Green Army in South Australia. Green Army has a strong focus on supporting Indigenous young people and undertaking culturally relevant Indigenous heritage and conservation projects.

Workskil Australia is accredited in Occupational Health and Safety Management System AS/NZS 4801:2001 for the delivery of the Green Army Programme.

Testimonial from Green Army project host, Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Association Inc.

"Partnering with Workskil on these Green Army projects has proven to be of great benefit to our organisation, our projects, stakeholders and the Green Army participants."

Read more about GWLAP's experience with Workskil Youth and the Green Army programme here.

The benefits of Green Army include:

  • An opportunity to gain a current work reference and Certificate;
  • Getting into the routine of working, in a supported environment;
  • Meeting new people and developing potential work contacts;
  • Learning new work related skills;
  • Receiving a Green Army Allowance; and
  • Undertaking accredited training.