Work Towards Employment Hub
Employment support for migrants, refugees and international students
Work Towards helps you get the job and reach your career goals
What is the program?
Work Towards is a free government funded program aimed at increasing employment opportunities for underemployed and unemployed refugees, migrants and international students. The Work Towards Employment Hub provides a one-stop-shop for you to get the support you need to enter the workforce with confidence and achieve your goals. It's a flexible program and we work with you one on one to provide tailored support based on your unique needs.
Who is it for?
To participate in the Work Towards program you must be:
- a migrant, refugee or international student; and
- 18 years and over (not a secondary school student); and
- unemployed or underemployed but work ready; and
- i) Australian citizen living on the Gold Coast;
ii) Permanent resident of Australia living on the Gold Coast;
iii) New Zealand citizen permanently residing on the Gold Coast;
iv) Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Holder living on the Gold Coast; or
v) Temporary Visa Holder living on the Gold Coast with visa and work permits.
How does it work?
Once you enter the program, you'll meet with our Program Coordinator so they can understand your needs, skills and goals. We work with you to create an individual support plan and connect you with a range of services that help you build the skills, knowledge and confidence to get the job and succeed.
Support will vary depending on your unique situation but can include a range of services such as:
- Resumes & cover letters
- Interview preparation
- Mentorship & workshops
- Overseas qualifications
- English language skills
- Career planning & guidance
- Study groups & space
- Transport, dress, etc.
- And more!
You'll have regular check ins with our Program Coordinator to make sure you're on track and to adjust your support plan as needed. Our goal is simple; we want to help you find employment!
Where is the hub?
The Work Towards Hub is in the KRG Centre at Suite 204, 9 Bay Street, Southport. When you enter the main entrance, turn left to the elevators and head to the second floor, then when you exit the elevator turn left and left again and you'll see the MCCGC Office on your right.
How do you join?
This Diverse Queensland Workforce project is proudly funded by the Queensland Government.