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ENVISION offers the first step for newly-arrived young people to seamlessly transition into their communities.


ENVISION offers a variety of activities for newly-arrived young people to build their confidence, as well as identify and work towards their personal and professional goals, including:

  • Peer-led introductory information sessions on topics such as the education system in Victoria, employment skills and rights, mental health, getting involved in sports, volunteering, racism and discrimination, and cyber safety
  • Individual & group “mapping” sessions exploring strengths, needs, aspirations and pathways to employment
  • Weekly group program to build connections and develop skills (6-8 weeks)
  • Leadership workshops and volunteering opportunities

For selected young people, ENVISION offers the opportunity to be matched with a professional mentor for support in engaging in employment – see ENVISION Employment for more information.

If you are a young person who has been in Australia 5 years or less, or want to refer a young person to this program, please complete the expression of interest form below.

ENVISION is funded by the Australian Government through the Settlement Engagement and Transitions Support (SETS) program.

Become a youth volunteer (currently recruiting)

We are currently looking for young people aged 18-25, in the South-East and North-West of Melbourne, with a settlement experience that are passionate about working with newly arrived young people.

Do you want to:

  • Build up your leadership skills
  • Gain experience working in a team
  • Help newly-arrived young people to learn about life in Australia
  • Share your experiences to empower others

CMY will provide training to Peer Facilitators on leadership, facilitation and presentation skills.

Peer Facilitators will plan and deliver basic information sessions to newly-arrived young people in Melbourne’s South-East and North-West regions. Topics covered include: Leadership and empowerment, Education Pathways, Mental Health, Racism and Discrimination, Sports, Employment Rights and Volunteering, amongst others.

Peer Facilitators will also work with the project officers to plan and deliver an workshop sessions (currently delivered online) that focus on goal setting, practicing English, building social connections and gaining important knowledge about existing support services.

Download the Position Description and flyer for more information.

APPLY HERE

Become a participant

Participants aged 12 to 25, who:

  • Are newly-arrived and have been in Australia 5 years or less
  • Live, study or work in the North West or South East regions of Melbourne

If you are a young person who has been in Australia 5 years or less, or want to refer a young person to this program, please complete the expression of interest form below.

Contact us

Temur Rezaie | Project Officer (South East)
E | trezaie@cmy.net.au
P | (03) 9340 3780
M | 0419 779 553

Gabi Orosz | Project Officer (North West)
E | gorosz@cmy.net.au
P | (03) 9340 3700
M | 0475 400 073


ENVISION Expression of Interest Form

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