Where to start?
Directories | Business Links | Quizzes, tools, templates | Support
There are so many useful links and resources to help you begin to navigate the world of work. This will be updated regularly. Click through on the italic text to start your journey…
Ask Izzy for Youth and other Services Directory
Search “Employment” and “local youth services” for a range of employment assistance
NB: Search for “Crisis” lists a good range of support services too!
Caretakers Cottage #HomlessKidsMatter Youth Refuge Directory
Up-to-date listing of crisis accommodation services for homeless teens in NSW
Australian government – Department of Education Skills & Employment
Listings of national skills, training and employment supported by government funds
Thinking of starting a business?
Join our Navingating (self)Employment Cohorts AND check out the following free and reputable resources . . .
Business help for young people (step-by-step)
Plus check your bank’s website for business plan and financial templates!
Online Job search quizzes, tools and templates
Youth Central (Vic govt) – examples and other info on applying for a job
Job Outlook Australia – skills match, careers quiz, resources
Charles Sturt University – steps to prepare a job application
Supports to get you working
Mission Australia Employment Skills & Training: transition to work, Disability Employment Services, ParentsNext, Social Enterprises, Registered Training Organisation
Dress for Success (for women): client suiting, job training, career centre
Dress for Work (for men) – free interview clothes and support