We are currently looking for young people, who are interested in undertaking an voluntary internship in Business Administration for 10 weeks, 1-2 days per week.
Interns will be placed at a local primary school office or a local police station to experience the day-to-day work in this field. You will learn a range of new skills in a supportive environment incl. organisational, planning, customer service and communication skills.
Did you know that 79% of young people, who have undertaken an internship as part of our Youth Internship Initiative have gained employment as a result of their internship and mentorship support?
ALL WE REQUIRE FROM YOU IS:
- To be between the ages of 16-24
- To have some connection to the Moonee Valley or Maribyrnong area (Friends, family, previous school, sport clubs etc. in the area)
- To be currently unemployed
- To be willing to volunteer your time for 1-2 days per week over 10 weeks, 1-2 days per week
We will pay a $20 per week (a total of $200) to cover costs related to this role (volunteer allowance to help with travel, lunch etc).
A MENTOR TO LEND YOU A HELPING HAND:
You will have the opportunity to be matched with a skilled mentor of professional background for additional support for up to a period of up to 9 months. The mentor will provide you with support with pathway planning and assistance to transition into education, training or employment.
HOW TO APPLY:
For all enquiries, contact the Youth Internships Intitiative Coordinator, Laura Buerckner on (03) 9376 7251. To apply for an internship, fill in an expression of interest form and send this along with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MEET TSOMO, WHO COMPLETED HER INTERNSHIP AT WINGATE AVENUE COMMUNITY CENTRE:
“Being an intern in a community center allowed me to experience the joy of helping the people in need and taught me how a small act of pure kindness can bring joy to others heart. Especially, myself being a newly arrived refugee, it’s an honor for me to be able to give back to the community and help other refugees and individuals like me.”