Try A Trade 2018 – Again a huge success

The Try A Trade Expo in May, was a huge success thanks to our strong working relationship with Maribyrnong Youth Services. 383 students from 18 local secondary schools engaged in hands-on learning activities relating to the world of trades. We showcased 19 trades ranging from bricklaying to hair and beauty, to cater for all students’ interests. Every year we improve Try A Trade to make it even more relevant and...

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YOUTH INTERNSHIPS – Be a mentor to marginalised youth

We recruit volunteer mentors of professional backgrounds to support marginalised young people maximise their potential, by providing support with education and employment pathways. Do you want to change a marginalised young person’s life? Are you interested in supporting people of migrant or refugee background? Are you fortunate enough to have a...

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Structured Workplace Learning – preparing young people for work

MMVLLEN supports senior secondary school students undertaking Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) by identifying employers who are willing to offer students a relevant and quality placement – Structured Workplace Learning (SWL).  An SWL placement with an employer provides students with the opportunity to integrate on-the-job experience with what...

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Youth Internship Initiative – real on-the-job experience for young people

The Youth Internships Initiative (YII) is dedicated to creating and providing opportunities for young members of the local community. Allowing young people to gain real on-the-job experience and the ability to develop new transferrable skills that are suitable for many positions available in today’s job market, increasing their chances at...

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ON TRACK – following up the pathways of school leavers

WHAT IS IT? OnTrack is a project which follows up school leavers within six months of them leaving school to find out whether they are engaged in further education, training or employment, and to offer support and assistance to reach their education and/or employment goals. Funded by the Victorian Department...

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