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Sep 15, 2017

SYC helps Foodland to staff new Mt Barker store

SYC has partnered with Foodland to support the training and employment of over 90 people for the opening of their new Mt Barker store in November this year. Job Prospects recruited suitable candidates for various positions including junior part-time casuals, check-out operators, bakers, butchers and department managers and necessary training has been provided by Training… 

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Aug 25, 2017

Sticking Together Project showing promising results for youth employment at halfway point

  SYC’s youth employment program the Sticking Together Project doesn’t just help young people find and stick to work by building their work readiness skills. It also looks at the young person’s wellbeing and finds ways to improve their connectedness, motivation and personal self-worth through the lens of home, health and relationships which can all… 

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Jul 07, 2017

Opinion: How are young Australians going to learn life skills if they can't find a job?

The basic premise of Shannon Molloy’s article We’ve raised Generation Hopeless (The Advertiser, 4/7/17) seems to be that today’s generation of young Australians have no life, interpersonal or work skills because they spend too much time on the internet.

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Jun 27, 2017

Nic learns the ropes on the high seas thanks to Prince’s Trust Australia

One of our DES clients from Job Prospects Blacktown was the lucky recipient of a sailing voyage aboard the Tall Ship Tenacious through Jubilee Sailing Trust, thanks to a generous donation from The Prince’s Trust Australia.

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Jun 22, 2017

Thomas More students taste-test careers thanks to HYPA Works

The HYPA Works team recently hosted Thomas More students to learn about careers in finance, technology, retail and hospitality from industry experts.

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Jun 13, 2017

HYPA #TwoFeet EOFY Appeal shows what youth homelessness in SA looks like

The 2017 HYPA #TwoFeet End of Financial Year campaign has begun! The appeal is raising funds for youth homelessness services so we can help more young people on their path to independence and prosperity. We are excited to be supported by Harvey Norman Bedding, AH Beard and Sleepmaker who have kicked it off with a donation… 

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Jun 02, 2017

ParentsNext Program set to expand in 2018

Since launching in April last year, the Australian Government’s ParentsNext program has already helped more than 10,000 parents of small children into training and education or paid work.

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May 31, 2017

TtW clients learn the basics about money management

Last month some of our Transition to Work (TtW) clients in Nothern Adelaide were lucky enough to participate in a finance workshop presented by BankSA Elizabeth on the basics of managing money.

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May 27, 2017

Training Prospects brings hands-on experience to Careers Expo

Training Prospects recently attended the 2017 Careers and Employment Expo and received rave reviews about their simulated house display. The team spoke to lots of attendees about their VET in Schools program and the range of specialised courses they offer.

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Apr 28, 2017

First group graduate from PTI youth employment program

SYC recently partnered with Prince’s Trust International (PTI) to deliver the ‘Get Into’ youth employment pilot program in Australia for the first time. We are already seeing some fantastic results with 12 young people graduating from the first ‘Get Into Retail’ program facilitated by local employer OTR (On The Run). The ‘Get Into’ program has… 

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Apr 20, 2017

Senator Michaelia Cash and Nicolle Flint MP check out our Sticking Together Project

We were thrilled to host Minister for Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash, and Nicolle Flint Member for Boothby at our Marion site recently to speak about our new youth employment pilot program, The Sticking Together Project. The pilot officially kicked off in January this year with 50 young jobseekers in Adelaide and 50 in Western Melbourne.… 

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