Jaydon Adams Memorial Award
The Jaydon Adams Memorial award is presented each year at the Ochre Day Men’s Health Conference.
The award is designed to recognise a dedicated young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander male employed in the Aboriginal health sector.
In order to be eligible for the Jaydon Adams Memorial Award, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- be a young male, age 30 years or under and of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
- currently work either in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Aboriginal Medical Service, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service or in social and emotional wellbeing services from across urban, regional/rural and remote Australia
- be nominated by a supervisor and supported or endorsed by the current CEO of the organisation.
Applications for the Jaydon Adams Memorial Award will be assessed by the selection panel against the following criteria:
- contribution towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples health and wellbeing – demonstrated exceptional client service and have achieved outstanding results, that have a significant and positive impact on the lives of Aboriginal Australians
- demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health issues affecting these cultures in Australian society
- demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- the applicants’ merit in comparison with other candidates.
For more information on Jaydon Adams and the Jaydon Adams Memorial Award, please visit https://www.jamf.com.au/home.
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