Become an Employer Champion

Skilling Queenslanders for Work I Youth Transitions I Youth Employment & Training I VPG

Become an Employer Champion

Young people need access to real world experiences and opportunities to help them make informed choices about their future. Become an Employer Champion and get involved in creating meaningful opportunities and pathways for young people.

You can do this in a variety of ways including:

  • Provide an employment opportunity to a young person
  • Offer work experience or work tasters to provide industry insight
  • Host workplace tours to give young people inside knowledge into your profession
  • Guest speak to share your personal career journey, what you do for work and provide information on required skills and possible education pathways that lead to employment in your industry

Employer Champion, Melanie Soo, Human Resources Officer at Sea Swift in Portsmith shares her experience with VPG offering work experience opportunities to young people in the hope of ushering in the next generation of workers at Sea Swift.

Pullman Cairns International are also valued Employer Champions, offering work place tours where young people have the opportunity to learn about the hospitality industry and the employment opportunities available.

Become an Employer Champion of youth employment and make a real difference to the lives of young people and the success of business and community. Every contribution from an Employer Champion is an important step towards changing how young people are supported to learn and work.

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