Pre-Employment Program

Looking for full time or part time employment?

Interested in developing your skills in a fun learning environment?

Vision Australia, in collaboration with the Empowering Youth Initiative (EYI), is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting national employment skills program for youth, Building Stronger Futures.

Over the next 18 months, Vision Australia will be delivering Building Stronger Futures programs in various locations nationwide.

These programs will involve a three week face-to-face interactive skills development program, followed by job placement and problem solving assistance for six months. During this time, you will receive:

  • Advice on career pathways and job seeking techniques
  • Cover letter and resume writing advice
  • Addressing employment issues specific to vision impairment
  • Interview skills development and coaching
  • Networking and matching your skills to an employer’s needs

This program may be right for you if:

  • You are blind or have low vision
  • Are between the ages of 15 to 24 inclusive, and are not currently in secondary education
  • Willing and motivated to gain employment

Please note: You are still eligible for the program even if you are already involved in Disability Employment Services (DES).

Listen to an interview with Danielle, a previous graduate from the Pre Employment Program (MP3, 5.4MB)

To express your interest in this exciting program, please contact Belinda Wilson:
Email: belinda.wilson@visionaustralia.org or
Phone: 03 8378 1223
Please advise your state and suburb when making contact.

The first program will take place in Melbourne from mid-September 2017.





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