Byron’s Story

Byron successful in finding a career pathway through Transition to Work

Before he started in Transition to Work, Byron had been trying for over two years to find a career pathway that was meaningful to him.  Previously with an adult employment services provider, he attempted the various job placements he was given, however as none of them were in his area of interest he found it difficult […]

Darren’s Story

After 2 years of working in administration straight out of school, Darren decided to take some time off. This period of leave turned into complete disengagement from work and education, leaving him stuck in a relatively unproductive routine. He was referred to Transition to Work and arrived at YouthWorX NT after not having employment for […]

Sarah’s Story

Sarah found meaningful employment through Transition to Work

Sarah came to Transition to Work after completing a year 12 equivalency program, and with a few months’ casual employment on her resume.  After a short period of unemployment, Sarah became registered with Centrelink and was referred to YouthWorX NT.                                       Due to Sarah’s previous work experience, she commenced in Transition to Work in the program’s ‘Work […]

Jaytex: Building opportunities for young people

Jaytex Construction employs indigenous apprentices through connections with YouthWorxNT

Jaytex supports the work and shares the vision that YouthWorX NT has for Territory’s youth, through Transition to Work programs and services. Jaytex Construction employs indigenous apprentices and one construction administration trainee through connections with YouthWorxNT. Apprentices are enrolled to complete a Certificate III in Carpentry and work across all of their sites. The administration […]

Darwin’s Adina Vibe using TtW

Indigenous Liaison Officer Barbara Baugh

Adina Vibe in Darwin is using Transition to Work service to hire young staff members. Indigenous Liaison Officer Barbara Baugh partners with Transitions to Work provider YouthWorx to find the staff they are looking. “What appeals most to me about their service is their great team – they really take the time and getting to […]

National Youth Employment Body Skills Trial

A pathway for young people into aged care and disability support Over the last year the National Youth Employment Body and the Transition to Work National Community of Practice have supported five communities to implement a coherent and tailored skills pathway into aged care and disability support for young people. The trial has gained visibility […]

Wesley’s Story

Wesley moved to the NT with his grandmother just before the Covid19 lockdown seeking a carpentry apprenticeship. After hearing about YouthWorX NT on the radio, Wesley decided that he would contact us to see if we could assist him to pursue his long-time career ambition of becoming a carpenter. Wesley attended several program workshops including  Career Launchpad, […]

Dallas’ Story

Dallas was actively engaging with our Transition to Work service from the very beginning; positively and proactively volunteering at Food Bank, attending YouthWorX NT’s Cultivating Change workshops, and actively participating in all coaching sessions since July 2020. When not at the YouthWorx NT office, Dallas been accessing the computers at the public library; writing resumes, […]

Aimee’s Story

Aimee came to YouthWorX 18 at the age of 18 after struggling to find work. Lacking support and hesitant after a previous bad experience in the workplace, Aimee was determined to find stable employment but wasn’t sure where or how to start. Through the Transition to Work program, Aimee was able to build her confidence […]

Kira’s Story

Kira wanted to pursue employment in the community services sector but was unsure of where to start. She joined our Transition to Work service at the age of 19 and was very motivated to engage and realise her goals and aspirations. Then a place became available in the pre-employment community services program her Youth Development […]