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Category: Humans of MTC

Opportunity Hub - Jenny and Ethan

How Opportunity Hub Kick-started Ethan’s Career

Finding a great job is almost impossible when you don’t know what you want to do! The Opportunity Hub program supports students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent as they leave high school and embark on their future. To Continued

Benefits of volunteering

The Benefits of Volunteering

We talk to a volunteer in the Youth Frontiers program about the benefits of volunteering, her mentoring experiences, and why being part of the community is so important.

Last year, Louise Marshall was flicking through the paper when she came … Continued

How Thi overcame language difficulties and found a job

MTC first met Thi as a long-term unemployed client who didn’t understand any English and couldn’t communicate. Luckily, one of the staff members at MTC spoke Vietnamese and could communicate with Thi. The staff member discovered that she wished to … Continued

How Jinmei improved her English and found a job

Jinmei had previously been a nurse at a mental health hospital in China for over 20 years before coming to Australia during 2016. Jinmei felt her English was the major factor letting her down in job seeking so she enrolled within a collaborative program between MTC, SkillME, BCA National, and CASS (Chinese Australian Services Society) CARE.

How David enrolled in computer literacy classes and found a job

David came to MTC following a series of life changes, which included being unemployed for a period of two years. David was an ex-jockey who had a passion for keeping fit, therefore his trainer acknowledged he would be more suited to physical type work that would bring more career enjoyment. David also had previous experience and a license in forklift driving.