Placement students within our youth employment program
MiCare provides a number of refugee and settlement programs such as the youth employment program.
Our youth employment program in Footscray helps young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to find part time and casual work In Footscray, Melbourne.
Victoria University provides placement students studying a Diploma in Youth Work of the youth employment program regularly meet the young people at the Phoenix Youth Centre at Footscray, Melbourne.
The placement students provide young people support with job search as well as assistance with writing resumes, cover letters, online applications, interviews and general job search advice.
Youth work student Baljit (above) took David through the steps on filling out online job applications for various potential employers.
Young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds are often vulnerable, requiring extra support to become and remain connected in their new community. These youth employment programs assists newly arrived young people to improve their well-being, independence and community connectedness. It is just one of the many programs we at MiCare provide for these young people as part of our Youth Settlement Service.
MiCare acknowledges our partner agencies which include Maribyrnong Council Youth Services as the lead partner in this project and Victoria University who provides students studying a Diploma in Youth Work.
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