The benefits of employing a Youth Employment Scheme trainee

17 December 2018
Youth Employment Scheme (YES) trainee, Adrian
Funded organisations of DHHS are eligible for a Youth Employment Scheme Subsidy of $4,500 for each placed trainee.

The Jobs Victoria Youth Employment and Cadetship Scheme (YES/YCS) provides an opportunity for young people who have experienced disadvantage and barriers to employment.

Trainees are employed full-time for 12 months while completing a Certificate III or IV in a related field of study aligned with their role.

Funded organisations of DHHS are eligible for Youth Employment Scheme Subsidy Funding of $4,500 for each trainee placed in your business.

The programs: 

  • Create a pipeline of new talent into your business
  • Contribute to the creation of a more diverse and inclusive work places
  • Strengthen workforce and succession planning
  • Provide managers with an opportunity to mentor and develop young people and support them to pursue a meaningful career.

All managers in the Victorian Public Service and public sector agencies are encouraged to participate in the schemes and take advantage of the opportunities it presents.

More information is available here, or contact YES/YCS Coordinator Delphine Wills, delphine.l.wills@dhhs.vic.gov.au or 9096 7490.