Our services Jobs & Training Disability supports Disability Employment Services Our unique Disability Employment Services program has been designed specifically for young people to achieve employment and education goals. We focus on what you can do; your strengths, interests and passions. Register Now We have specialised Youth Coaches whose primary responsibility is working with each young person to tailor pathways to their goals and aspirations. Some of our key supports are to: Identify goals and vocational pathways: We have specialised Youth Coaches whose primary responsibility is working with each young person to tailor pathways using a strength-based approach. Searching for work: We work with local employers across Melbourne to identify and create employment opportunities for young people. Local jobs for local young people! Staying in work: We continue to support young people and their employer to stay employed until both are comfortable and confident to hold their own. If you are worried about losing your job, our Work Assist program can help you get the support you need to stay in that job. Working with schools: We work with young people who have a significant disability or health condition who are in their final years of school to help make the transition of leaving school seamless. We can help you with work experience, job placements and help guide you through the employment market. PLUS everything else... Writing a resume Preparing for job interviews Gaining key employability skills Workplace modifications Advocacy Support to external referrals Assistance with work related licensing, clothing and training “Youth Projects has helped me prepare for and maintain paid employment, from proof-reading resumes and cover-letters, interview preparation, providing opportunities to volunteer and gain experience in food handling and hygiene as part of a certification, and continued support when employment has been commenced. They've assisted in reverse-marketing and matching me to employers with suitable and viable workplaces, taking into consideration my circumstances.” Disability Employment Services Participant Register Now We can help! Sharni received support through our Disability Employment Services program, where she was also connected with our Youth outreach services for a complete, wrap-around support. Sharni received help with finding suitable employment that embraced her disability as a super-power, alongside supports for living independently for the first time and building independence. This is her story... If you are currently: Aged 16-25 years old Are an Australian citizen or permanent resident Are on NDIS and/or a Centrelink payment Have a medical condition or disability Have the capacity to work 8 or more hours per week And, live within 30 minutes of Craigieburn, Epping, Glenroy, Greensborough, Preston or Sunbury. Then we want to chat with you! Register Now If you want to find out more, please contact our Disability Employment Services Team on (03) 9304 9100 or free call 1800 602 549. Youth Projects delivers Disability Employment Services as a member of CoAct.