Programs

The Youth Development Foundations’ constitutional objective is to develop and implement programs & strategies that assist local youth become responsible and employment ready members of the community.

Each of our programs are designed specifically to suit the needs of individual learners. During the enrolment process, participants will work with our experienced staff to identify barriers and develop an individual learning plan that will identify the areas in which the young person may require the most assistance in towards improving personal circumstances, completing a qualification or gaining employment.

 

Ready For Work

Our Ready for Work program is a 6 week job-readiness program designed to assist young people aged 15-24 to transition into the workforce focused on job search assistance and training.

Program includes:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letters
  • Creating an email address
  • Personal Presentation
  • Mock Interviews
  • Employment Opportunities
  • & MORE!

This program is fully funded through the QLD Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative.

Community Work Skills

Our Community Work Skills program is an 8 week job readiness & cultural awareness program designed to assist our Indigenous Australian & Pacific Islander cohort. This program includes everything in RFW, with additional support, cultural awareness, and a Certificate II Skills for Work & Vocational Pathways.

Program Includes:

  • Work with our Indigenous staff
  • Adventure Based Activities
  • Connect with Indigenous Specific Employment Opportunities.

This program is fully funded through the QLD Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative.

Work Skills Traineeships

A 24 week paid Construction or Business Traineeship designed to assist participants gain employability skills.

This program includes everything in RFW, with hands-on paid work experience in either Business or Construction.

Places in this program are limited and require an interview process.

Program Includes:

  • Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways
  • First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • White Card Training

This program is fully funded through the QLD Government’s Skills Queenslanders for Work Initiative.

Ready For Work
68%
Community Work Skills
100%
Work Skills Traineeship
100%