The pilot program, which runs until mid-2017, 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 six local organisations - Arabic Welfare, Banksia Gardens Community Services, Centre for Multicultural Youth, Hume City Council, Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre and Victorian Arabic Social Services - 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
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Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.