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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#WorkNow

Looking for work? Are you ready to work now? The #WorkNOW program in partnership with Wingate Avenue Community Centre and Kensington Neighbourhood House is part of the Victorian Government’s Jobs Victoria initiative that’s helping Victorian jobseekers gain employment. Jobs Victoria services are delivered by specialist employment experts who work closely...

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Youth Friendly Employer Project

The Youth Friendly Employer project aims to develop and pilot a process and assessment tool that inspires employers to become recognised for providing a positive experience for young people who are job-seeking, and a supportive environment for those working with them. The Youth Friendly Employer Project is a joint initiative...

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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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Transition to Independence – a service coordination approach

The Transition to Independence (TTI) project took place over four-years; commencing in 2012 and finishing in 2015. The project was focused upon an opportunity to streamline support service delivery to maximise the outcomes achieved for a group of highly marginalised young people of African background. Funding for the project was...

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