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Employers

As an employer, you have the power to help young people get their foot in the door, You can pledge to work with us to provide jobs, work experience, workplace visits and mentoring to young people starting out in the workforce, Your pledge will help support the hundreds of thousands of young people who are unemployed around Australia.
 
Taking the Youth Employment Pledge is a commitment to work with us to find pathways for disadvantaged young people to get into sustainable jobs. This could be
 

Host an Intern

The Australian Government’s PaTH program provides $1000 to employers who agree to host an eligible young person for a 4 – 12 week Internship as a trial for an ongoing job

Hire an Unemployed Young Person and receive a wage subsidy of up to $10,000

The Australian Government provides wage subsidies of up to $10,000 over 6 months for hiring an eligible young person in ongoing employment. This can include a kick-start payment of up to $4,000.
 

Host a Workplace Visit

Many of our young people have never held a job before and aren’t sure what kind of job would suit them. Hosting a workplace visit for a small group of young people allows them to see your workplace first hand and learn about your industry
 

Come to our office

We love having Employers come and talk to young people about their industry, their job and how they got where they are today. Many young people need role models who are successful in their careers to show them where ehtry-level jobs can take them!

Employer Pledges

Pledge or Get Involved

Whether you can pledge jobs, mentor our young people or get involved in any other way, we want to hear from you. Please fill out your details in this form and someone from YEP will be in touch as soon as we can.