Migrant Resource Centre My Building Diversity

The MY Building Diversity project surveyed barriers to employment for multicultural youth in building and construction by interviewing employers, multicultural youth and apprenticeship providers.

MRC then designed and delivered a program to give potential apprentices the skills, tickets and support to overcome identified barriers to employment.

The project will conclude in August 2021, but has already demonstrated success. There have been employment outcomes for six of the participants (four apprenticeships, two labouring jobs) and the 15 employers who participated have developed stronger cultural awareness.

Keystone funding: $16,805.45 (2020/2021 spend) Total project $33,610.90 (excl GST)

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