Employment and Training

We recently visited Asmaa Omer, an Employment Empowers program participant at her workplace, IKEA, to chat about how life is going now, a year since she joined the program. Read More
Like a growing number of young people, Shadab Safa was a 21-year-old university student struggling to find employment. After completing high school, he started his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce at Monash University and started applying for jobs in his field to support himself financially. Read More
Finding employment was a struggle for Ada Onyeka, who was studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design at Australian Catholic University. Read More
In late March we celebrated the launch of our new Employment Empowers program at an event hosted by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. Azmeena Hussain, Principal Lawyer at Maurice Blackburn, welcomed over 70 guests including employers, volunteer mentors and young people involved in the program, to hear abou... Read More
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CMY aims to ensure that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds have every opportunity to succeed in Australia. Read More
This in-depth training explores the Read More
The Mary Danckert Internship was named after CMY’s Youth Support Manager, who worked at CMY from 2005-2013. Now in its fifth cycle, the internship was established to reflect Mary’s passion and commitment to supporting young people. It is designed to provide young people from migrant and refugee back... Read More
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Australia’s young people are more mobile and culturally diverse than ever before. While this brings many advantages, multicultural young people face challenges that are not well understood by the community or government – such as discrimination, intergenerational conflict and insecurity. Read More
Dr Robin DiAngelo, the world-renowned anti-racism educator, will lead a 3-day workshop series designed with organisations, community and education focus Read More
Last week, seventeen participants of the Enterprising Wyndham Program took to the stage to pitch their hearts out, literally. Because these budding business leaders were presenting their 3-minute pitch about a matter close to their hearts - their own startup businesses. Read More