Find Employment Supports

How do I find inclusive, supportive employment services who specifically employ from GROW target communities?

Program NameCohort(s)LocationAddressTelephoneContactWebsite
Colac Jobs Victoria (GWYLF)All job seekers in 3250 experiencing barriers to employment3250 only34 Connor Street
Colac 3250
0411 451 373Leah Meade
Job Options for Asylum Seekers DiversitatAsylum seekers living in Greater Geelong and ColacG21 region5221 6044Sophie Young
Northern FuturesAll job seekers in 3214 experiencing barriers to employment3214 onlyNorlane Community Centre
39 Rose Avenue
Norlane 3214
0407 911 232Bryan Moore
Social Ventures Australia Industry Employment InitiativeLong-term jobseekers in Geelong and Colac (some retail projects)StatewideSuite 1, Level 3
45 William Street
Melbourne 3000
0402 344 977Simon Crabb
Transition To WorkYouthGeelong regionGforce Head Office and Norlane Community CentreCaron Rounds
Transition to Work (Gforce)Young people aged 15–21G21 regionNorlane Community Centre
39 Rose Avenue
Norlane 3214
03 5222 7766
Wan-Yaari Aboriginal ConsultancyAboriginal , G21G21 region

0473 476 728Lowell Hunter
WestvicLong-term jobseekers Includes Colac190 Koroit Street
Warrnambool 3280
55619000Brendan Hawkins
WhitelionYoung people between the ages of 15-24 including Aboriginal and Youth JusticeGeelong1300 669 600
Whittington WorksAll job seekers in 3219 experiencing barriers to employmentEastern suburbs of GeelongBellarine Living and Learning Centre
20 Worden Court
Whittington 3219
0439 676 117Kelly McGovan
Worn GundidjAboriginal long-term jobseekersGeelong and Colac03 5561 5315Chris Shephard

How do I find support for Pathways to Employment and other opportunities?

Program NameCohort(s)LocationAddressTelephoneContactWebsite
Diversity Field Officer ServiceDisabilityGeelong and BellarineDeakin University Waterfront Campus
School of Health and Social Development, Level 2 Sally Walker Building,
3 Gheringhap Street, Geelong 3220.
0427 032 933Victoria Strachan
Gforce Apprenticeships and TraineesYouthGeelong regionCorner Gheringhap and McKillop Streets, Geelong1800 818 320Louise Goodwin
GRLLEN Careers in Community Services & HealthSchool students interested in CS&H sectorGeelong
GRLLEN Structured Work PlacementsSchool students in VET, VCAL or SBATGeelong
My Maintenance CrewYouth at riskGeelong region76 Furner Ave, Bell Park VIC 321503 5277 2270Narelle Arthur
Reconnect Diversitat17-64 yrs old / not completed Year 12 or equivalent / not currently studying or in full-time employmentGeelong and Colac
RISE (Regional Focused Industry Sector Employment Program)Youth for construction pathways3214 and 32190407 545 040
03 5272 4273
Volunteering GeelongAll

How do I find Federal Government programs located in GROW target communities?

Program NameCohort(s)LocationAddressTelephoneContactWebsiteGROW
Advanced Personnel Management Coriojobactive - all3214Shop 1013
Corio Shopping Centre
Bacchus Marsh Road
Corio 3214
1300 276 456Email
Advanced Personnel Management East Geelongjobactive - all32197/136 Ormond Road
EAST GEELONG
VIC 3219
1300 276 456Email
EGF SolutionsDisabilityGeelong region39 McKillop Street, Geelong1800 818 320Brian O'Connor
Encompass Community Services CorioDisability Employment Service – all3219Shop 1010, Level 1
Corio Central
Bacchus Marsh Road
Corio 3214
03 5222 3377Email
Encompass Community Services East GeelongDisability Employment Service – all3219138a Wilsons Rd
EAST GEELONG
VIC 3219
03 5222 3377Email
G-Force Recruitment Coriojobactive - all3214Lvl 1, Suite 14
Corio Central
Bacchus Marsh Road
Corio 3214
03 5274 1311Email
G-Force Recruitment Geelongjobactive - all321939 McKillop Street
GEELONG
VIC 3220
03 5222 7766Email
Matchworks Colacjobactive – all / Disability Employment Service – all325055 Dennis Street
COLAC
VIC 3250
03 5232 2890Email
Matchworks Coriojobactive – all3214Shop 88, 1st Floor
Corio Shopping Centre
Bacchus Marsh Road, Corio 3214
03 5275 8212Email
Matchworks East Geelongjobactive - all3219Shop 5 Ormond Village
136-146 Ormond Road
EAST GEELONG
VIC 3219
03 5229 2583Email
WCN WCIGDisability Employment Service – Psychiatric Disability / Mental Illness3214Level 1, Suite 14 (GForce Staffing Solutions)
Corio 3214
03 5249 5855Email
WCN WCIG WhittingtonDisability Employment Service – Psychiatric Disability / Mental Illness3219Bellarine Living & Learning Centre 20 Worden Court
WHITTINGTON
VIC 3219
03 5249 5855Email
WDEA Works Colacjobactive – all / Disability Employment Service – all325087 Bromfield Street
COLAC
VIC 3250
03 5231 3411Email
Workskil Coriojobactive - all3214Unit 1001,
Corio Shopping Centre
Bacchus Marsh Road, Corio 3214
03 4245 4500
1300 967 575 (Freecall)
Workskil Geelongjobactive - all3219Suites 4 &5,
6-24 Moorabool Street
GEELONG
VIC 3220
03 4245 6300
1300 967 575
Email