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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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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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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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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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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What is JobCraft? Jobcraft is a website that lists current entry-level employment opportunities that are available in the Maribyrnong and Moonee Valley area. Set up specifically for local young people, it also includes information on alternative education pathways and access to support with applying for a job. The JobCraft Talent...

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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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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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Maribyrnong Jobs – Lessons LearnedMaribyrnong Jobs was a two-year project commencing in 2013 and finishing in 2015. It was funded by the Victorian Department of Human Services (DHS) as part of the Work and Learning Broker: Connections to Employment initiative.

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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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The Braybrook Maidstone Youth Partnership (BMYP) is a collaboration between state and local government and the not-for-profit sector. The charter of the BMYP is to: put in place structures that enable better coordination of services for young people experiencing disadvantage in Braybrook and Maidstone; and collectively undertake long-term service planning....

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Commencing in April 2009, Moonee Valley City Council’s SEED project (Sustainable Employment and Economic Development) has had great success. The SEED project aims to assist young people who are living in Flemington or Ascot Vale into employment. Council’s Youth Services staff provide ongoing weekly support for the duration of the...

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