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The Westpac Youth Impact Challenge is now open! (Posted: 22/10/2021)

Young Australians are encouraged to share their creative ideas as for the 2021 Westpac Youth Impact Challenge – a nationwide initiative to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs who have the potential to drive meaningful change.
 
To take part in the Challenge, participants must identify a local problem and brainstorm an innovative business or social change idea to solve it. Participants can choose to work individually, or in a group of up to 3.

Join the Westpac Youth Impact Challenge here

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Apprenticeship Box Hill Golf Club Turf Management (Posted: 18/10/2021)

Apprenticeship
Sports Turf Management
Box Hill Golf Club
 
Box Hill golf club is a picturesque 18 hole private members club situated in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We currently have a full time position available for an Apprentice Greenkeeper (Cert 3 in Horticulture Sports Turf Management)
The Successful applicant will be reporting to the Course Superintendent, your primary purpose is to participate as an active and enthusiastic member of the grounds maintenance team.  You will assist with course set-up, use of machinery, renovations and utilise skills and knowledge as developed through formal and work place training.
You would be required to undertake an apprenticeship and be prepared to complete studies in Certificate III in Sports Turf Management. The key tasks include:
•             Engage in a variety of work throughout the Golf Course.
•             Participate in the maintenance, renovation and reconstruction of turf and garden areas and playing surfaces.
•             Attend Tafe classes as required and make every effort to maximise educational opportunities.
The Applicant will be required to show a:
•      Willingness to undertake studies in Certificate III in Turf Management
•      A genuine interest in horticulture or green keeping.
•      Manual drivers licence desirable.
We require a hard working team player with plenty of initiative to join our existing committed team. You will be required to work a minimum of 38 hours per week. Additional hours on a rotational weekend roster will be required.  All applications, including 2 referees can be Emailed to: bhgcsuperintendent@bigpond.com Attn: Josh Leyland Course Superintendent. Applications close Friday 5th November 2021, only short listed Applicants will be contacted. 
 

Melbourne College of Sports Careers (Posted: 18/10/2021)

Melbourne United has partnered with SEDA Group as the leader in applied learning in the sport industry. The partnership allows students to gain industry recognised qualifications (Diploma of Sport and a Diploma of Business) and unique insights into Melbourne United sports industry experts. 

An opportunity for students to study in a practical, hands-on learning environment and gain real experience in the sports industry working alongside the NBL’s Melbourne United. 

Scholarships are available to Multicultural and Indigenous students.  

For more information, please head to https://seda.melbourneutd.com.au/

​Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Youth Services at the City of Stonnington (Posted: 15/10/2021)

Traffic Signal Box (TSB) Street Art Project
 
Do you love art?
Young people aged 12-25 years old are invited to receive individual mentoring from a prominent local street artist to design, develop and execute their own individual piece on a traffic signal box in the City of Stonnington.
 
Participants will gain a better understanding of the artistic process and learn about the formal training and career opportunities relevant to this skill set.
 
If you are interested in being a part of this exciting program, register your interest below.
 
For further information contact youth@stonnington.vic.gov.au or 03 8290 7020.

 
Youth Art Comp
 
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global initiative galvanising individuals, communities and organisations to address gender inequalities and eradicate violence against women and girls around the world. As part of the campaign, Stonnington Middle Years and Youth Services is hosting an art competition and exhibition for all young people aged 12-25. There will be some fabulous prizes and the opportunity to exhibit your work to 100s of people.
 
How to take part:
  1. Create a work of art that celebrates women and girls or demonstrates what you believe ‘respect is’
  2. Send a picture of your work to us via our socials or youth@stonnington.vic.gov.au by 19th November 2021
If your work is chosen it will be exhibited in an Instagram exhibition on 3rd December and winners will be announced 10th December.

 
Art Club
 
Art Club in an online art program which is facilitated by artist Lucy Hotchin. This is a space for young people to come together and make time to work on their own art projects while connecting with others & learning about different art forms.
 
If you are interested in being part of Art Club, register your interest here. For further information contact youth@stonnington.vic.gov.au or 03 8290 7020.

 
Body Basics
 
Body Basics is a recreational and fitness program that provides opportunities for young people aged 12 to 21.
 
Participants experience a range of fitness and recreational activities in a safe and fun environment.
 
If you are interested in being part of Body Basics, register your interest here. For further information contact youth@stonnington.vic.gov.au or 03 8290 7020.

 
Job Club
 
Stonnington Youth Services are providing free employment support for young people aged 14 to 25 via an employment support group program and one-to-one support.
 
Job Club starts on Thursday 19 August and will run weekly in person or online pending restrictions.
 
For further information contact Kate on 0417 117 831 or khalstea@stonnington.vic.gov.au or register your interest here.
 
Support Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Empowering Women in Finance & Tech webinar from Macquarie (Posted: 14/10/2021)

Empowering Women in Finance & Tech
Investing in next generation leaders

Our friends at Macquarie are inviting year 9 and 10 female school students to join them to hear about the exciting career opportunities in Finance and Tech.
 
The event will include a welcome from Macquarie’s COO Nicole Sorbara followed by a panel Q&A with four early-career women discussing their career pathways and why they're excited about the future.
 
Positions are limited and will fill quickly, so avoid disappointment and register your position now.
 
Date and time
  • Wed, October 27, 2021
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM AEDT
Format
  • Free Virtual Event

Register for the webinar here


​Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Register Now – ATAR Notes Exam Cram (Posted: 13/10/2021)

Dear Unit 3 & 4 VCE Students,

Hope you are well.

RMIT are partnering with ATAR Notes once again to bring to students a series of VCE revision lectures over two Exam Cram weekends!

Students can register for English & Commerce (Week 1) and STEM (Week 2) to join sessions featuring RMIT industry partners at the AFL, alumni, and even trivia!

Week 1 will be commencing this Saturday 16th October.

Happy studying!

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger,
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

RMIT Extension (Posted: 13/10/2021)

Dear Year 11,

Hope you are well.

Applications are currently open for Year 11 students who are interested in getting a head start at university by completing two RMIT subjects alongside Year 12 next year which can be credited towards their future studies at RMIT.

Free of charge! 

Find out more

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Year 12 Support Package (Posted: 08/10/2021)

Dear Year 12,

Hope you are well.

Federation University would like to offer the Year 12 students in the local community a $20 ‘Gap Hour’ e-voucher so that they can take a break and fuel themselves with a local meal as they prepare for their exams.

Federation University will be giving away 3000 e-vouchers to the first students to register - you will need to be quick!

REGISTER HERE

They also have several other offers available, please see attached flyer.

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator 

In the Click: Social Enterprise - Donate Used Technology & Reduce E-Waste (Posted: 07/10/2021)

Enable & In the Click Social Enterprise is a Renewable (Affordable) Tech for good initiative! The social enterprise ensures those in need can access refurbished, affordable technology while 100% of net profits are used to tackle disadvantage in Melbourne's north.

The enterprise offers participants of all abilities and diverse talents and backgrounds access to real jobs and training opportunities in an inclusive, tailored and supportive work and learning environment.

During this COVID-19 period, many portable items such as laptops, notebooks and tablets are being distributed through their 30+ not for profit and community partners, to ensure affordable technology is getting into the hands of disadvantaged communities.  See more about Enable’s community work here.
 
Enable is requesting donations of used technology from the community. Enable’s Community Recycling Centre is accredited under the Australian E-Waste Standard 5377. They are registered as an Australian Charity and Not-for-profit.  By choosing Enable IT Recycling you can save your computer equipment from landfill as well as support them to deliver much-needed Employability skills to some of Melbourne’s most disadvantaged communities. For more information, click here.
 
Find out more about In The Click


Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

RMIT Parents to Parents Panel Session (Posted: 06/10/2021)

Dear Parents and Families,

Hope you are well.

RMIT invite all parents who want to hear more about how they can support their children in transitioning to university life. Come along to hear from parents of RMIT students to get an insight into the busy and exciting time that is studying at university!  

Date & Time

Thursday 25th November 2021, 5:30pm

For further information, to register and also ask questions prior to the event click here.

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Career & Pathways Coordinator

RMIT University & ATAR Notes Giveaway (Posted: 06/10/2021)

Dear Students,

Hope you are well.

There are still free EdUnlimited passes to be won thanks to our friends at ATAR Notes! With EdUnlimited students can access over 300 study guides and resources, practice questions and trial exams all in one place!  

Students can register here and the team at ATAR Notes will be in touch with more information and to provide access. Be quick, exams are just around the corner! 

Happy studying!

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Career & Pathways Coordinator

Boroondara Youth - Career Labs 2021 (Posted: 06/10/2021)

Dear Students,

Hope you are well.

Boroondara Youth have a fantastic opportunity they want you to know about!

After consultation, it was found that it takes the average young person almost 5 years to secure full time work.

Boroondara Youth have partnered with Ripple x Career Labs and developed a FREE 5 week pilot program that aims to build practical skills to land a job. From mid-October, Boroondara Youth are offering 12 young people aged 18 to 25 years old from Boroondara to take part in the new program, including guest speakers.

Expression of interests close 13th October 2021.

For more information or to be a part of the program, please see here or contact Natasha Buddhipala - Youth Engagement Officer.
 
Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Christmas Casual Positions Available Across Australia! (Posted: 04/10/2021)

Work at Sunglass Hut and OAKLEY this summer!
 
Are you looking for a fast-paced, upbeat, and FUN work environment this Christmas?
Are you passionate about working with the most premium global LUXURY BRANDS?
 
Join the Luxottica team and work at Sunglass Hut & OAKLEY this summer!
We are taking expressions of interest for our highly sought-after Christmas Casual positions across all three businesses!
 
Luxottica is the world-renowned authority in luxury eyewear, and home to premium fashion labels Ray-Ban, Prada, Versace, Chanel and so many more. Not only famous for our amazing brands, but an industry renowned customer experience that is about more than just making a purchase – it’s about making the right purchase and having a great time while you’re doing it!
 
Summer at Luxottica is a time for laughter and fun – allowing you to be a part of a talented and nurturing team of retail superstars. Connect with people from all around the world and be rewarded for it!

View jobs and apply now

IBM SkillsBuild (Posted: 04/10/2021)

Come build your future in tech, for free.
 
IBM SkillsBuild is a free and open digital learning platform and initiative designed to help students explore career paths and areas within technology.
 
SkillsBuild provides students (aged 13 to 18) as well as school leavers and job seekers (18+) with free digital learning on cutting-edge technology and workplace skills.
 
Courses cover a number of topics including AI, Blockchain and Cybersecurity, in addition to broader professional skills such as Design Thinking, Agile and Mindfulness.
 
Students can earn digital credentials or ‘badges’ on completion of some courses, which can be added to the learner’s CV, LinkedIn or other social media to showcase their new skillset.
 
Learn more about IBM SkillsBuild

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator
 
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