Transition to Work

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Youth employment service

Finishing school and entering the workforce can be a big challenge for many young people.
Sometimes all that is needed is the right support and structure to get the journey started.

Transition to Work is a free program designed to assist people aged 15-24 in the Goulburn Murray region of Victoria who can benefit from some warmth and personalised help to take the next steps.

Transition to Work supports young people aged 15-24 on their journey to employment or complete education. The service has a strong focus on practical support and work experience to build skills, confidence and readiness for work.

Please note – this program is only available in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria.

Kick-start your future today

How can Transition to Work help you?

  • A relaxed approach without the stress of meeting compliance requirements
  • Build up your skills and confidence to return to work or study
  • Get help to produce a professional resume, application and cover letter
  • Assistance from our specialised partner agencies to find appropriate housing or medical support
  • Earn your driver’s license or other qualifications needed for work or study
  • Develop a plan for a sustainable study or career path that meets your needs
  • Follow-up support after you are placed in work or study
  • A focus on understanding, guidance and support

Transition to Work success stories

Goal setter Alexa’s path to employment

Goal setting has become the foundation of success for young indigenous woman Alexa. After being bullied, Alexa made the difficult decision to leave school on the caveat that she find a job. However,…

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➥ Getting involved in Transition to Work

The program is open to people aged 15-24 who have not completed secondary school or a Certificate III qualification.

While the focus is on early school leavers, the program can also assist school graduates who are not learning or working.

There are three ways job seekers can access this service:

  1. Contacting CVGT Australia direct – this is called ‘direct registration’. You can start that process here.
    or
  2. Referral from Centrelink – when you first claim income support.
    or
  3. Referral by a jobactive provider – a jobactive provider may decide that Transition to Work will give you the best chance for employment or education.

Supporting Shepparton youth

CVGT Shepparton have created a unique multi-purpose room, with interactive features such as weighted blankets and kinetic sand.

It’s a safe space that helps you feel comfortable and gives you the best chance to engage with our staff. A lot of initial consultations take place in this special multi-purpose room.

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➥ How Transition to Work can help your business

  • Skills training that meets the needs of local employers.
  • Work experience placements to see if a young person is suitable for the job.
  • Negotiating Youth Bonus wage subsidies of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) if you offer ongoing employment.
  • Post-placement support to make sure your new employee settles into their job.

Request a FREE consultation

Please complete the form to request a Transition to Work consultation. We will respond to your request as soon as we can. If you have any questions please call us on 13 2848.

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We have locations across NSW, Victoria and Tasmania. Find your nearest location or call us today on 132 848.

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