I am looking for work

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has been a leader in delivering innovative employment programs across Australia for more than 20 years.

Given the Chance is an initiative designed by the Brotherhood to assist job seekers into work, support employers to grow and diversify their workforce, and foster social benefit and connectedness in workplace communities.

Is Given the Chance for you?

We work with job seekers including young people struggling to get their first job, long term unemployed, asylum seekers or refugees, those who come from a culturally and linguistically diverse background or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

New Recruitment process for the business administration traineeships

For people interested in our business administration traineeships as part of our Crossing Bridges to Employment program, you can view our new recruitment guidelines on the Crossing Bridges page.

Hear from our graduates

Daniel Ruot
Given the Chance graduate and successful work placement

"I am so happy to be working with Unified Security. I will always be grateful to the Brotherhood of St Laurence for the opportunity and for the wonderful support all the BSL staff involved in the program have given me." 
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