Education and Employment pathways

Young girl writing on a table 

Our Youth Services team has a dedicated Education, Employment and Training Pathways Officer who can help young people reach their full potential within education, employment and other pathway opportunities.

We provide one-on-one support looking for jobs, putting together resumes, or getting advice on further education options, plus all these great programs:

Future Pathways Program

The Future Pathways program helps young people apply for jobs, write CVs and cover letters, as well as search and apply for courses in tertiary education. 

Thursdays during school Term , 4.00pm - 6.30pm

Fitzroy Library

Young Entrepreneurs Program

The Young Entrepreneurs Program is a free program designed to give young people support in the development of their business idea, through business workshops, mentoring, links to local business people and business opportunities. 

Application for the 2019 Young Entrepreneur Program have now closed and will reopen in 2020. 

To discuss your idea and for more information on the program please contact Elliot Stock, elliott.stock@yarracity.vic.gov.au or call 0458 048 481.

The 2019 YEN Program is proudly sponsored by Clifton Hill/Fitzroy North Community Bank.

 

Tertiary work placements

Tertiary work placements are advertised through universities and TAFE institutions. Position descriptions are developed for the types of placements we have on offer, which students are able to look through and apply for.

There is an interview process after applications have been received, to ensure the placement is meaningful for both the student and for us.

For more information on the program please contact Elliot Stock, elliott.stock@yarracity.vic.gov.au or call 0458 048 481.

Experience Yarra - work experience

Experience Yarra (secondary work experience) brings together Yarra City Council as an employer of choice and the secondary school students in a program designed to help young people understand the breadth and diversity of Yarra's service to community. This program supports a stronger career pathways for local young people.

Over the course of one week, various business units within Yarra City Council will open their doors to a select group of year 10 students and facilitate a work experience program which moves beyond the traditional model of work experience.

For more information on the program please contact Elliot Stock, elliott.stock@yarracity.vic.gov.au or call 0458 048 481.

Other support services 

Check out other employment and support programs for young people and those supporting them: