Employment Empowers volunteer mentors will support their mentees to:

  • Identify and focus on their strengths and interests
  • Leverage these strengths and interests to set goals for their career
  • Gain clarity about their needs, goals, and future pathways pertaining to employment
  • Increase their understanding of the steps needed to enter the workforce in Australia, including:
    • Identifying relevant job opportunities
    • Preparing CVs, cover letters and KSC documents
    • Performing well in interviews
    • Navigating workplace culture
  • Build confidence, feel supported and feel more prepared for work

Mentors and mentees continue to work together if the mentees secure employment. That’s because, along with supporting young people to overcome the barriers they face entering the workforce, Employment Empowers is committed to creating opportunities for young people to succeed and stay in the workforce.