South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula

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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula region for projects that meet the priorities identified in the Local Jobs Plan.

Projects will be identified for funding through periodic Request for Proposals (RFP).

Please contact your local Employment Facilitator for information about the Local Recovery Fund and to discuss project proposals.

Total Funding 2020-2022 Approximate funding remaining (as at May 2021)
$780,000 $613,720

Approved Activities

Activity Name

Organisation

Partnering Employment Services Provider

Description

Careers for Care Workers – CALD Pathways

Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre Inc

AMES Australia

 

This activity includes the delivery of accredited training and capacity building supports – including the provision of language, literacy, numeracy, digital literacy and employability skills training supports  – to 64 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Refugee Participants, creating employment pathways in the aged care and disability services sector. The activity will also facilitate Participant job placements within the aged and disability care sector, and is run by Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre Inc.

For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.

Local Jobs Plan

South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Melbourne Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Darrell Hewton
South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Employment Facilitator
0421 097 537
darrell.hewton@employmentfacilitator.com.au 

Map

South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Darrell Hewton (Chair) South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Sharon Smith Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
Doreen Micallef WISE Employment Employment Service Provider
Andea O’Bryan Chisholm Institute Youth
Sandra George City of Greater Dandenong Local Government
Tania Treasure Mornington Peninsula Shire Local Government
Rebecca Willmott Frankston Mornington Peninsula Community Investment Committee Youth
Jonathan Testi Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions State Government
Craig Hilton Australian Industry Group Employer

Taskforce Communiqué

Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available