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National Green Jobs Corps

Are you between 17 and 24 years? Are you currently unemployed and would like employment in the emerging green and climate change industries? Being part of the National Green Jobs...

Being part of the National Green Jobs Corps team might be something for you. The National Green Jobs Corps (NGJC) is aimed at people who are between 17 and 24 years old, who care about the environment, and who are not currently in employment or training. Taking part in the NGJC improves your career and employment prospects through accredited and on-the-project training. It can help you prepare for employment. You are given the opportunity to participate in hands-on work experience activities and accredited training.

National Green Jobs Corps

NGJC is an Australian Government initiative that provides on-the-job environmental work experience and training over a 26 week period. The program offers accredited training for young job seekers aged 17 to 24 years.Program details and benefits: • provides quality environmental and heritage work experience and training opportunities in structured projects and activities; • focuses on the conservation, protection and rejuvenation of Australia’s natural environment, and the restoration of cultural heritage; • helps provide the skills needed to fill employment opportunities in emerging green and climate change-related industries, particularly where there is an urgent need to avoid damage to environmental/heritage assets and improve our readiness for the impact of climate change; • promotes connections between young Australians and the community; • provides personal development, including team work and skills in leadership and job preparation; • offers skill development and training through activities that are structured and sequential in their learning outcomes; and • strengthens connections with the community through relationships, participation and contribution to the community. Auswide Projects can also support you through other programs:Australian Apprenticeship Access Program • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme • Training 

Source: http://www.auswideprojects.org.au/?page_id=437

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