The Youth Pathways program is addressing a need for wrap around support for young job seekers. Burnie Works and Youth, Family and Community Connections are working in partnership to deliver the Youth Pathways program, funded by the Tasmanian Community Fund. The Program is guided by the steering committee, the Employment Partnership Group that is part of the Burnie Works eco-system.
The program includes coaching job seekers for job readiness, advocacy for family support around the job seeker and identifying and working to address any barriers to employment. The program seeks to place job seekers in path internships with local work places, with the ideal outcome resulting in local employment for young people. Aaron and Calita are building relationships with young people looking for employment, key industry stakeholders and applying supports that take job readiness to a new level with mental health awareness, family support and advocacy. The team work in alliance with job actives and government initiatives to build a strong pathway for Burnie’s young people and local industry.
Please contact our Youth Pathway officers, to learn more about the program. Email firstname.lastname@example.org