57-year-old mum of 6, Pamela Knudsen, went from struggling to make ends meet to landing her dream job, with the support of her Jobs Victoria mentor.
Jobs Victoria provides tailored services to support and connect jobseekers and employers. With a network of partners throughout the state, Jobs Victoria helps jobseekers get job-ready through mentoring, training and development, and work closely with employers to identify exactly the types of skills and experience they are looking for.
Construction jobs for women hit the nail on the head
A Jobs Victoria apprentice and trainee initiative is boosting gender diversity in construction.
Commissioner pursues a fair playing field in tricky times
Fairness starts with listening for Victoria’s new Local Jobs First Commissioner, Moana Weir.
Maddy’s dream job delivers training, experience and security
Maddy Gallagher found herself stuck at a crossroads after finishing Year 12, but she’s now got a job that she loves.
From the city to the sea – Jobs Victoria supports new opportunities in Gippsland
Moving from Melbourne to Lakes Entrance without having anything lined up could be daunting for some, but for Amber Potocnik, opportunity knocked.
Cooking up a career in Mamma’s Kitchen
This community kitchen is giving women from Flemington and Ascot Vale valuable cooking skills and experience while helping those in need.
Street artist Kaff-eine creates art for heart’s sake in Melbourne's CBD
Street artist Kaff-eine joins more than 150 creatives - designers, music producers, light specialists & more, being recruited to revive the city lanes
Personal experience drives professional passion in Working for Victoria recruit
Learn how a communications professional was placed in the frontline of getting crucial health information to non-English speaking communities.
Securing jobs for Victorians who are ready to get back to work
Having found a full-time job herself, see how one community leader in Victoria’s Ethiopian community is helping others find work through.
Success is all in the numbers for new Brotherhood of St Laurence employee
Stood down from an analytics role in the airline industry, David flew into a new community role thanks to the Working for Victoria jobs program.
Working for Victoria delivers a new job – and new joy – for Adam
After a heartbreaking start to 2020 for Adam, things are finally turning around.
A clean start for 500 Victorians with new jobs
Five hundred people are being employed to improve hygiene and safety across the city as part of the $500 million Working for Victoria fund.
A second bite of the employment apple
Amid widespread job loss and uncertainty, a Victorian Government employment program matches the newly unemployed with businesses.
Government pandemic response helps Victorians return to work
Thousands of Victorians have returned to work as part of the Working for Victoria initiative.
The employment initiative getting people back into jobs
Meet Nate, a hospitality manager who lost his job due to the coronavirus pandemic. He is now working, thanks to Working for Victoria.
New documentary series showcasing employment challenges
VIDEO: Jobs Victoria has launched a documentary series which follows five jobseekers from different walks of life.
Royal Children’s Hospital & Holmesglen in jobs project for students with disabilities
A partnership between a tertiary training institute and one of Victoria’s biggest hospitals is set to alter the job prospects for disabled students.
Diverse workforce opens doors for employers and refugees
Bendigo business learns the benefits of hiring a diverse workforce.