RIA works with a number of organisations providing support for Victoria’s Priority Jobseekers and those with barriers to employment. The information below lists the organisations you can contact depending on your personal circumstances.
Jobs Victoria Employment Network
Our Jobs Victoria Partners are located throughout Victoria. Together, we work locally to support jobseekers into work and to provide employers with job-ready candidates that match their recruitment needs. Our network of Work and Learning Centres can also offer education and training.
Brotherhood of St Laurence
Contact the Brotherhood of St Laurence to see if any of its work and learning services are suitable for you. Refer to Brotherhood of St Laurence Work and Learning.
Given the Chance is a set of programs designed to assist asylum seekers with work rights into work.
Multicultural Consulting Services
Multicultural Consulting Services is a social enterprise providing holistic services to empower multicultural communities to address social issues and creating social cohesion in Victoria. MCS provides consulting services in Employment and Education, among many other areas.
Multicultural Consulting Services website
Rear Ground, 123-125 Paisley Street
Footscray VIC 3011
Mooney’s Corp is an Aboriginal owned and managed business providing services to the rail sector. It provides pathways to the construction industry and ongoing support for those entering the industry.
Mooney’s Corp website
Building 1/747 Lytton Road
Murarrie QLD 4172
Fax: 07 3117 3797
07 3117 3739
Zancott Recruitment provides RIA with permanent, temporary or casual labour hire. View jobs on the Zancott website and register your interest directly through the website.
The Les Twentyman Foundation
The Employment-Pathway program places and mentors disadvantaged and disengaged young people with community conscious employers.
Employment-Pathway program website
AGA Apprenticeships Plus
AGA Apprenticeships Plus, part of the IntoWork Group, manages apprenticeship and traineeship opportunities for RIA. Register with AGA to find out about opportunities that suit you:
AGA Apprenticeships Plus website
192 High Street
Northcote VIC 3070
1300 000 242
Soldier On Australia
Soldier On provides transition services, employment support and career development assistance for ex-service personnel.
Gregory Sher Centre
Mayfair House, 351 Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3052
1300 620 380
Veterans in Construction
Veterans in Construction provides pathways to employment in the construction industry.
Flemington Revitalisation Project
Run by the City of Moonee Ponds and the Brotherhood of St Laurence, this program aims to place 150 estate young people and women in meaningful employment, 50 students in school-based traineeships with Victoria Police and the health industry, as well as establish at least 20 new resident-owned and operated businesses. If you are a Flemington social housing tenant, contact the Council.
The Public Tenant Employment Program
The PTEP helps people living in Victorian public housing get the hands-on experience and training they need to join the workforce.
Public Tenant Employment Program website
1800 451 553 (free call)
Fruit2Work is a social enterprise which delivers high quality and personalised fruit and milk to workplaces in and around Melbourne's CBD and metropolitan areas. Our employees are able to gain important skills and experiences to reset their lives, get on the road and regain their place in the community.
1300 414 183