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YConnect Participant Query
Are you looking for an easy, cost-free way to find staff?
We make it easy for you to find the right employees. Through our Y Connect program for young people, we provide a free tailored training and recruitment service for your business.
There is no cost and no risk to your business and you may be eligible for a financial incentive. We’ll help you to find out and show you how to apply.
We can make a real difference to your business by ensuring the people you employ meet your needs and are a benefit to your business. Learn more about how CVGT helps employers.
What is our YConnect Jobs Victoria program?
CVGT Australia is a Jobs Victoria Partner. Our YConnect program, supported by Jobs Victoria, is about helping young people, like you, discover what you want from a job. It’s a voluntary, no-obligation, free jobs program that is designed to connect you with employment.
With our support, you will learn valuable skills, link up with support services, if needed, and gain sustainable work that meets your individual needs and aspirations. Yes, it’s all free.
So, how does it happen?
Who will benefit from our YConnect Jobs Victoria program?
Any Victorian resident aged 15 to 24, who:
- Has left school, is unemployed and struggling to find work.
- Wants to leave school and is worried about finding work.
- Has no formal skills, qualifications or experience.
- Might be living with disability, mental health issues or trauma.
- Is a refugee or an asylum seeker and English isn’t your first language.
- Might be involved in the justice system or experiencing family violence.
Wherever you are in life and whatever your experience, we can help you identify your strengths, develop your skills and grow your confidence.
We also work with a range of partner organisations to ensure our clients have the help and support they need. Our partners are community organisations that provide health, social, housing and economic services.
Our work with our partners is a vital aspect of our support for our clients to find sustainable employment.
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If you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
– Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook
Who is CVGT Australia?
CVGT Australia is a for-purpose charitable organisation that has been helping young people to secure and keep jobs for almost 40 years. In delivering our Jobs Victoria program we are drawing on our vast experience with similar programs to engage and motivate young people into long-term employment. These programs include:
We have 128 locations across three states – Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales – and last year we helped 6,446 people find a job. Our purpose is to connect more people to meaningful work. By doing this we create positive change, economic prosperity and improved wellbeing for all.