The transition from school to adult working life is hard for those who lack the qualifications and personal networks to get a foot in the door of employment. Through coaching, work placements and links with employers, we help young people who are disconnected from education or employment make that crucial step.
The participants, aged 15 to 21, undertake a 6 to 12 month program that includes:
Transition to Work receives referrals of eligible young people from the Australian Government Department of Human Services and jobactive agencies.Additionally, you may be eligible to participate if you are a young person aged 15 to 21 years old living in Broadmeadows or the Frankston/Mornington Peninsula region, and you:
and you want to:
Transition to Work is funded by the Australian Government.
A key strength of Transition to Work is its partnerships with generous local employers. Are you an employer in Melbourne's north-west or south-east who is looking for an apprentice or junior staff? We welcome local employers who would like to be part of this exciting program. As an employer, you can help by offering our young people visits to your workplace, work experience or employment opportunities.
Contact us to find out more about giving a young person a chance:
Phone: (03) 8781 5900
To learn more about the Transition to Work program, please contact a team member in your area below.
For Broadmeadows, contact Alex Findlay at alex.findlay(at)bsl.org.au
For Frankston-Mornington Peninsula, contact 1800 719 404, or email Skye Wanless SWanless(at)bsl.org.au
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