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Team spirit recognition for Given the Chance worker

When Erick first got in touch with the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s Given the Chance team, he had no job, no food and was frantically worried about...

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Child care venture opens doors for job seekers

Two large Brotherhood programs have begun a new partnership which not only gives qualified childcare workers valuable work experience, but offers...

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Partnership with Repurpose It

More than a dozen disadvantaged workers have secured jobs with Repurpose It - one of Melbourne’s largest building recycling and resource recovery...

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Given the Chance - Money well spent

For every dollar spent on supporting an asylum seeker to find work, there is a $3 benefit. That is the conclusion of an independent analysis by...

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SBS Radio features our Given the Chance employment program

‘We constantly come across such positive stories’. Hassan Jama spoke with recruitment officer Heikma Siraj and acting GTC manager Brian Finnigan.

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Pilot program assists hundreds of asylum seekers into the workforce: new study

Our Given the Chance for Asylum Seekers program has assisted hundreds of asylum seekers to find their first jobs in Australia. Supported by a private...

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Derrimut company partners with the Brotherhood to hire asylum seekers

For Mr Morfeld, employment security played an important role in helping create a new life in a new land.

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It’s not Jurassic Park, but T-Rex says he is in his element

Without a car or a licence T-Rex struggled to gain work in horticulture, but Given the Chance worked with him to find a role well-suited to his needs...

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Celebrating 5 years of Given the Chance

The Brotherhood of St Laurence's Given the Chance for Asylum Seeker employment program celebrated 5 years of its work by hosting an event to thank...

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