Employment & Training

Need a Job? Want to Study? Need Career Advice?



Different paths for different people.


Just as there are all types of jobs to suit different people, there are different paths for reaching those jobs. Some people choose to complete VCE and then tertiary study. Others work full or part time or complete vocational courses, apprenticeships, short courses or a combination of these. There are loads of educational, employment and training options available and lots of helpful people to talk to. Below are some numbers to get you started.

If may also be helpful to chat to a career counsellor (there may be one at your school, uni, or TAFE) a friend or family member to help you work through your career options.


EV’s Youth Centre


What: Chat to a youth worker about career and training options. Help with resume writing, interview skills and finding a job.

Where: 212 Mt Dandenong Rd, Croydon

Hours: Drop by during opening hours (Wed, Thurs & Fri 3.30pm-5.30pm during school term) or call to make an appointment

Cost: Free

Phone:  9294 5704




What: Centrelink payments, career and course information, application letter and resume writing, photocopying, internet access, assistance for homeless youth, occupational psychologist, social worker, and other referral services. Centrelink offers links with a range of job placement agencies.

Where: 2-6 Bond Street, Ringwood

Hours: Mon to Fri, 8.00am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Phone:  13 28 50 (Employment Line: 8am-5pm Mon-Fri)


Further Help


Employment Services Hotline…………………………………………………..………….……..13 62 68