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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Board announcement – New CEO appointed

Greetings all associates of the MMVLLEN, On behalf of the MMVLLEN Chair, Peter Harrison, I am pleased to announce the appointment of our incoming Executive Officer, Boyd Maplestone. Boyd’s appointment follows the resignation of our current Executive Officer Veronica Snook. Boyd comes to us with a rich background in community...

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Engage! funding

We are very thrilled to announce that we are Engage! funding recipients from 2018 to 2020. Engage! is part of the Victorian Government’s vision that every young person should have the opportunities and support they need to reach their full potential, including those who face disadvantage. The grant is supporting...

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Success Stories from YII Graduates – Round One 2015

Urji Women’s Circus Internship Placement: The time I spent with the Women’s Circus was invaluable. I learned lots of things. The workers in the Woman Circus are friendly and lovely. Urji, along with her friend Medhin, approached MMVLLEN for internship placements to gain more experience and skills within the workforce....

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Program Opens Doors to Employment

KOT Gatlwok’s dream of working in the construction industry is coming true at the Braybrook Community Hub. The builder, 19, is the first to find work under a Maribyrnong Jobs Program to get 50 public housing tenants in Braybrook into jobs over the next two years. KOT Gatlwok’s dream of...

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