Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centres help jobseekers, especially those living in public housing, to find local training, work experience and jobs.
There are five Work and Learning Centres around Victoria. They are located in Fitzroy, North Geelong, Morwell, Ballarat and Shepparton. Jobs Victoria works in partnership with the Brotherhood of St Laurence and other local community agencies to run these centres.
What do the Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centres do?
Work and Learning Centres provide personalised support and services for people looking for work.
If you're looking for work, visit a Work and Learning Centre for:
- career guidance and job service training
- vocational training with local providers
- foundation skill courses to improve work readiness
- work opportunities through links with local employers
- support services to address other barriers to employment such as health and mental health services, drug and alcohol support and child care.
The centres also take referrals from local services, health professionals and department staff.
Where are the centres located?
There are five Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centres in Victoria:
Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centre Geelong
Operated by Northern Futures
Norlane Community Centre, Windsor Park
Rose Avenue, Norlane
Phone: (03) 5275 8124
Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centre Ballarat
Operated by Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre
Ballarat South Community Hub
11 Tuppen Drive, Sebastopol (and various outreach locations)
Phone: (03) 5329 3273
How do people looking for work access Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centres?
If you are looking for support to find a job, contact your nearest centre or call the Jobs Victoria hotline on 1300 208 575
How do employers access Jobs Victoria Work and Learning Centres?
If your business wants to hire through the centres, contact your nearest centre or call the Jobs Victoria hotline on 1300 208 575.