an initiative of World Relief Australia

Vocational Training

Vocational Training
Vocational Training

For young people who have grown up in orphanages and state care centres, transition into independent living can be a confronting stage of life. To make this process smooth and stress-free, this project provides intermediate accommodation and workshops to give these young people the necessary study opportunities or job-ready skills to thrive under their own drive.

The transition centre has capacity to provide accommodation for 6 female adolescents for up to two years, as well as extending its personal development programs to external participants within the vicinity. Services and activities comprise of:

  • Life and vocational skills training
  • Educational scholarships and tuition
  • Mentoring programs focusing on financial management, rights & responsibilities, future planning, empowerment and self-esteem building
  • Preventative health workshops (including contraception and sex education)
  • Job creation and career counselling
  • Income-generating business creation

Key Areas of Expenditure:

  • Development of training program
  • Staffing costs of social workers, case managers, psychologist, night career, administration officer, centre coordinator
  • Scholarship funding
  • Accommodation expenses
  • Market research for business implementation
  • Partnership networking with services, agencies and potential employees
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