Tag: Strathpine

YOUth Community program empowers Levi to make new friends and gain employment

Empowering YOUth participant Levi in his Coles uniform.

Levi started in the MatchWorks YOUth Community program last year with the ultimate goal of making new friends. But the 18-year-old has gained so much more than that through the specialised program, which is part of the Australian Government’s Empowering YOUth initiative. When he finished schooling at 17, Levi found it difficult to transition into…

Special phone app set to empower and motivate youth to find employment

YOUth Community participants in Strathpine, QLD.

MatchWorks kicked off a new employment program this week for youth in Bendigo (Victoria), Noarlunga (South Australia) and Strathpine (Queensland) using a specially designed phone app. MatchWorks is delivering the Australian Government’s Empowering YOUth initiative through the YOUth Community model over the next two years. Empowering YOUth supports new, innovative approaches to help long-term unemployed…