Employment and Training

Ucan2 is a partnership between AMES Australia, the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and Foundation House. It recognises the need to provide additional support for young people (16-24 years... Read More
27/11/14
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. Asmaa is an Eritrean Austra... Read More
16/10/19
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 Mon... Read More
04/10/19
Finding employment was a struggle for Ada Onyeka, who was studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design at Australian Catholic University. Ada talks about a common barrier many young people, like her,... Read More
18/07/19
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... Read More
15/04/19
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CMY aims to ensure that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds have every opportunity to succeed in Australia. We believe diversity is the cornerstone of Australia’s success, that respect f... Read More
27/03/19
This in-depth training explores the essential skills and knowledge required for effective work with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Interactive materials and exercises are designed... Read More
14/03/19
The Mary Danckert Internship is 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 commitm... Read More
22/02/19
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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 comm... Read More
31/01/19
One Roof Women: The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, and The Multicultural Centre for Women's Health (MCWH), is proud to present this three-day workshops se... Read More
21/11/18