The Capital City Local Learning & Employment Network Newsletter

13 December 2018
Issue Nine
Message from the CEO
City LLEN - Year in reflection 
Structured Workplace Learning 
Youth and Education News
Read This
Attend This
Capital City Local Learning and Employment Network
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Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Message from the CEO

Our last newsletter of the year 

Welcome to our last newsletter for 2018, hasn’t the year gone quick! A great big thank you to all of our schools, students, youth organisations, employers and everyone else we had the pleasure of working and meeting with this year.  It has been a pleasure and we warmly welcome your support and contribution to young people in the City of Melbourne.


Happy Hanukkah

Happy Christmas

Happy Holidays


Let’s all celebrate the wonderful diversity and cultural delights Melbourne has to offer as we look forward to 2019.


The LLEN office will close for the Christmas/New Year period re-opening on January 2 for limited service then full service from the 7th of January.

Stay safe




City LLEN - Year in reflection 


Structured Workplace Learning 

Animal attendant


The store is a successful family business that houses a range of animals including: dogs, cats, birds as well as its own aquarium downstairs. You will be required to assist with day to day duties of running and maintaining a pet shop including; general cleaning, assisting with stock replenishment, basic animal care and customer service.

1 week block placements (5 days in a row) Monday to Friday.


Child care worker

YCC Children’s services offers an affordable childcare service in a happy, safe and healthy environment for children aged from 6 months to 5 years.
This is a wonderful opportunity to do SWL at a local community childcare centre located in Yarraville close by Melbourne CBD.
One day per week over several weeks: Opportunities available during: • Term 2 2019 • Term 3 2019 • Term 4 2019 Please note that the centre does not open during school holidays therefore placements cannot take place during term break.

Warehousing operations assistant

Here’s an exciting SWL opportunity to work behind the scenes of MYER Melbourne, the largest and most comprehensive department store in the southern hemisphere! 

Myer Melbourne is an iconic name in retail and has a number of departments spread over each level of the Bourke Street Mall. In men’s and women’s fashion, Myer stocks international and Australian designers, alongside their own branded merchandise. Shoppers can also find a complete range of cosmetics, footwear and accessories, children’s wear, homewares, furniture, electronics and toys. Get in touch with the City LLEN now to be part of this wonderful placement opportunity.

1 week block placement (Monday to Friday) Or 1 day per week over several weeks The placement will be from 9:00am to 5:00 pm (recommended to arrive 15 mins before start of placement). Breaks are provided at 10:00 am. 12:00 pm, 3:00pm.

IT networking

This is a fantastic opportunity to work amongst a highly experienced and multi cultural team in the City of Melbourne. This position will be great for those looking to gain some experience in the Digital Media/Marketing world. Arrow are passionate about inspiring and achieving the best outcomes for Australian businesses through internet marketing. They set high standards in the digital world and look forward to welcoming someone who is like minded. You will gain experience across the business in a number of areas.
1 week block placements or 1 day per week over several weeks Please not that the employer can only accommodate one student placement at a time Attendance specifics to be arranged.


Youth and Education News

DET Succeed


Sound School @ Phoenix Youth Hub in 2019

Thursday, 07 February 2019 | 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM

For people aged 12 – 25 

most exciting artists!

The Sound School program will cover skills such as DJ’ing, production, sound engineering, synths + beatmaking, Ableton Live, soldering + electronics, and more. Participants will also have the opportunity to collaborate and perform live!


New App Supports Women with Disability Who Experience Violence



Speaking Up as a Young Person With Disability


VET students satisfied with training, job prospects remain high


VET Christmas


Health Translations

is an online library which enables health practitioners and those working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find free, translated health information


Melbourne City Mission (MCM)

Leaving Care Hotline

supports young people aged 16-21 years old who have left, or are about to leave out-of-home care in Victoria.

📱Call today to 1300 532 846 to have a chat about supports available to you. Find out more here



YDAS Job Opportunities

Are you a young person (aged 15-25) with lived experience of #disability? Join our team! We're hiring 5 Co-Designers to help us create: • a #leadership program for young people with disability • training to make the youth sector more #inclusive


Read This

Where has the joy of writing gone and how do we get it back for our children?



Record numbers of youth underemployment: new analysis


Ready or not – the future waits for no one.


What happens if you don't get a high ATAR?


How parents and teachers can identify and help young people self-medicating trauma with drugs and alcohol



Don’t be too quick to dismiss ‘dying trades’, those skills are still in demand




The student boom hitting Victorian secondary schools


Three things high school graduates should keep in mind when they have their ATARs


Attend This

2019 CMY Training Calendar 


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Want to learn how to support a young person with experincing a mental health crisis?

Thursday 24th and Friday 25th January 2019 9.30-5 @ 100 Drummond street. 


Understanding anxiety in adolescents and young adults

This series of seminars is aimed at providing an understanding of different mental health diagnoses affecting the 0-25 year-old population.

Wed. 27 March 2019

9:30 am – 12:30 pm AEDT

Orygen Youth Health

35 Poplar Road

Parkville, VIC 3052


Responding to self harm and suicide risk

This workshop provides participants with an understanding of deliberate self-harm and suicide risk in young people. You will develop skills in assessing risk, responding to risk, and collaborative safety plann

Thu. 31 October 2019

9:30 am – 4:30 pm AEDT

Orygen Youth Health

35 Poplar Road

Parkville, VIC 3052


National Youth Homelessness Conference

This workshop provides participants with an understanding of deliberate self-harm and suicide risk in young people. You will develop skills in assessing risk, responding to risk, and collaborative safety plann

Mon., 18/03/2019, 9:00 am –

Tue., 19/03/2019, 2:00 pm AEDT

Melbourne Town Hall

90-130 Swanston Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000




Minus18 x Midsumma Youth Pavilion

Sun. 20 January 2019

11:00 am – 5:00 pm AEDT

Alexandra Gardens

3 Boathouse Drive

Melbourne, VIC 3004


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