Our Purpose

Maribyrnong and Moonee Valley Local Learning and Employment Network Inc. (MMVLLEN) is not-for-profit (NFP) organisation and a registered charity. We are one of 31 LLENs across Victoria, established in 2001 as place-based organisations with the role of improving education, training and employment options for young Victorians. The LLENs have a particular focus on those young people who are less likely to successfully transition from compulsory schooling to the next stage of their lives and careers.

The predominant purpose and object of the Association is to improve education, training and employment outcomes for young people with a priority of those experiencing disadvantage, discrimination, social isolation and from low socio-economic backgrounds in the Maribyrnong and Moonee Valley region.

We do this by:

  • Brokering and facilitating strategic partnerships and programs to support sustainable outcomes and addressing gaps in our community.
  • Developing and facilitating collaborative approaches towards planned improvement and provision of education, training and employment.
  • Engaging with appropriate stakeholders from education, training, business and industry, community and cultural organisations, government bodies and commissions, to achieve our vision across the community.

Our Values

  • Connection
  • Community
  • Integrity
  • Growth

Our Vision

Young people are confident, capable and on their way to success in work and life.

Who we are

The MMVLLEN team is responsible for running the day-to-day management of our network. Our staff team is listed below.

We also share a bit about ourselves and our ‘first ever’ jobs on our staff profiles page.

Boyd Maplestone

Mary Buttigieg

Stuart Gillespie

Laura Buerckner

Karen Dynon

Tim Bulaon

Ryan Beckmand