The pilot program, which runs until mid-2018, offers work 'tasters' that include workplace tours, industry guest speakers and conversations with people from various industries.
It also offers:
Newly arrived young people of refugee and migrant backgrounds aged 15–25
The Brotherhood is working with five local organisations - Arabic Welfare, Banksia Gardens Community Services, Centre for Multicultural Youth, Hume City Council, and Spectrum - to run the program in the City of Hume in Melbourne’s north.
Attwood, Broadmeadows, Bulla, Campbellfield, Coolaroo, Clarkefield, Craigieburn, Dallas, Diggers Rest, Donnybrook, Gladstone Park, Goonawarra, Greenvale, Jacana, Kalkallo, Konagaderra, Meadow Heights, Melbourne Airport, Mickleham, Oaklands Junction, Roxburgh Park, Sunbury, Somerton, Tullamarine, Upfield, Westmeadows, Yuroke
Several organisations are piloting the program in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, with funding from the Australian Government Department of Social Services.
For information, phone: (03) 9422 5650 or Email: mct(at)bsl.org.au
Phone: (03) 9483 2498
Predictors of Sec School Completn among Refugee Youth 8 to 9 Years after Resettlement in Melbourne, Australia - JIMI bsllibrary.org.au/society-cultur…
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