Tag: Young job seekers

Rose finds job stability through youth program

Lady posing for photo

Rose moved home to Brisbane to improve her job prospects and reset her life. Then, like thousands of other young Australians, she found herself in a job market impacted by COVID-19. Determined to find work, the former New Zealand resident saw the Ready for Work program on social media and instantly knew this was the…

Persistence and dedication leads David to employment

David, genU Employment Pathways team leader Brooklyn, David’s mother Sharon and MatchWorks Employment Consultant Daniel.

A year of dedicated work and effort has paid dividends for David, who found ongoing employment with the help of genU and MatchWorks. David had been struggling for confidence and motivation after finishing school. He felt disconnected from others and uncertain about his future. With the support of his mother Sharon, David joined genU’s School…

Young Geelong job seekers graduate from Cats Match program

Cats Match participants with Geelong Cats player Jed Bews.

Twenty-three young Geelong job seekers officially graduated from a special employment program today, which was delivered by MatchWorks and Geelong Cats. The Cats Match program encouraged participants to improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing and to learn employability related skills. Participants have been assisted throughout the 10-week program with resumes and applications, interview…