The Federal Government has a website www.careeradviceaustralia.gov.au that targets 13-19 year olds.
It aims to help
- young people to move through school and into further, study, training or work
- parents to support and guide their children in career decision-making
- schools to strengthen and increase their career education activities and services
- businesses and industry to shape and prepare their future workforce
Mentors For Our Students – A Pilot Program
This program will match recently retired people with skills in health and transport industries, maths, science and engineering with secondary students aged 9 – 12.
The Local Community Partnership (LCP) concept is being piloted in 25 schools in Brimbank and Hobson’s Bay in Melbourne’s west.
LCPs should broaden young people’s horizons, keep them at school and help them make informed career choices. They are also an opportunity for older Australians to invest in the future of their community through its young people.
Mentors need to commit to one hour of mentoring over a 10 week period. The Western LCP will train mentors in their region.
You Can Contact The Western LCP Pilot Program Coordinator
Bill O’Connor is available on Ph 8311 5800; mobile 0438 039 446; email email@example.com
We’d love some feedback on this program…Are states other than Victoria taking up this program I wonder?