BSL Jobs Victoria
The Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) Jobs Victoria program provides a free voluntary employment service for long-term jobseekers living in Melbourne's Western, Northern and Southern regions. We also support employers by working with them to strengthen and diversify their workforce.
Job seeking stages
Step 1 Engagement
We are a free voluntary employment service, if you want employment support, connect with us to register.
Step 2 Intake
If eligible for the program, we will take you through the intake process to understand how to best support you.
Step 3 Preparation
We will coach you through resume writing, cover letter support and interview preparation to get you job ready.
Step 4 Placement
Through job searching and our connections with employers, we will support you till you get a job.
Step 5 Post placement
After placement, for 6 months we will continue to support you to ensure you can sustain employment.
Who can join our program
To be eligible for BSL Jobs Victoria, you must meet one of the following criteria.
- people who have been unemployed for six months or more or are at risk of long-term unemployment
- people who work less than 12 hours per week in casual or temporary work
- asylum seekers and refugees with work rights
Designed to help young people find their first job. This program is for students aged between 15 to 29 years, who live in the Flemington or North Melbourne Housing Estate and who have never done paid work.
This program utilises an innovative recruitment model, working intensively with employers and jobseekers. Hiring through BSL Jobs Victoria gives employers the opportunity to grow and diversify their workforce, foster social benefit and inclusion in workplace communities, and meet their social procurement objectives.
Jobseekers receive one to one assistance to create an employment pathway. This includes help navigating the Australian working culture, interview skills and connection with employment opportunities. Everything is done with a focus on developing new skills and renewing confidence.
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How to refer someone
To refer to BSL Jobs Victoria, please download, fill out and return the application form to the relevant email below.
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Contact BSL Jobs Victoria
Address: Level 2, 61 Riggall St, Broadmeadows VIC 3047
Registration email: JVESBroadmeadows@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0482 168 071
Address: 120 Hothlyn Drive Craigieburn Vic 3064 Registration email: JVESCraigieburn@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0491 695 028
Address: Dandenong Hub, Suite 3, Level 3, 26 McCrae Street, Dandenong, VIC 3175
Registration email: JVESSouthEast@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0491 050 613
Address: Epping Community Services Hub, 713 High Street, Epping VIC 3076
Registration email: JVESNorth@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0482 168 069
Address: APSO Serviced Offices at the Peninsula on the Bay
Suite 13 & 14, 435 Nepean Hwy Frankston VIC 3199 Registration email: JVESFrankston@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0482 168 258
Address: 46/48 The Mall, Heidelberg West VIC 3081
Registration email: JVESHeidelberg@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0427 116 002
Address: Melton Library and Learning Hub, 31 McKenzie St, Melton VIC 3337
Registration email: JVESMelton@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0429 220 634
Address: 605 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds 3039
Registration email: JVESWest@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0482 168 061
Address: Level 5, 12 Clarke St, Sunshine VIC 3020
Registration email: JVESSunshine@bsl.org.au
Registration and enquiry phone: 0490 440 258
Employers interested in learning more about the program can contact:
Phone: 0427 258 521
This program is supported by Jobs Victoria. Jobs Victoria supports people looking for work and connects employers with the staff they need -in person, online, and on the phone. Learn more at jobs.vic.gov.au.