Australia - Out for Good

Jesuit Social Services is a partner in the Victorian Government Out for Good pilot. Our Advocacy Manager VANESSA WILLIAMS spoke to our Manager of Employment Services, Rob Auger, about the opportunities the program is creating for young people from justice involved backgrounds to find sustainable employment. Sometime in January, three young workers turned up for their first day at one of Melbourne’s major construction sites. They had their new White Cards with them – the minimum licence required to work in construction – and they took their place alongside the army of builders making Victoria’s infrastructure boom possible. Read more…