Towards increasing young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's experiences of work through employment services focused mentoring: an urban case study

Mentoring is under the spotlight as a strategy to address the high rates of unemployment and low rates of job retention in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. One federal government funded strategy has injected $6.1 million dollars into Job Services Australia (JSA, now jobactive) pilot mentoring programs around the country over the past three years. These pilots have had varying rates of success, with the Department of Employment defining a positive outcome as 26 weeks job retention. One such pilot, targeting young people less than 26 years of age, was conducted betwe ... Show more

Authors: Hawke, Philippa

Published: [Milton, Queensland], BoysTown, 2015

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 37 p.

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