Transition to Work program

Nyamba Buru Yawuru delivers the Australian Government’s Transition to Work service in Broome.

TTW is designed to prepare our young people for work by building their skills and confidence and supporting them to find and keep employment.

‘Skillz’ participants 2016

Services for young people:

Young people receive intensive pre-employment support to help them understand what is expected in the workplace and develop the skills, attitudes and behaviours expected by employers.

We can help participants to:

  • Develop practical skills to get a job
  • Connect with education or training
  • Find and participate in work experience opportunities
  • Identify employment opportunities
  • Connect with local community services
  • This is what we offer Participants

Courtney Cooper gets hospitality experience

Who is eligible for Transition to Work?

Transition to Work supports young people aged 15-21 and is targeted at early school leavers or those who have had trouble getting a job after school.

Eligibility will depend on a young person’s circumstances, including whether the young person:

  • has been awarded a Year 12 certificate or Certificate III
  • has been employed within the last six months
  • receives an income support payment such as Youth Allowance
  • is currently participating in another employment service including jobactive
  • Check if you are eligible 

Latoya and Markita with their drivers licences

To find out if you are eligible to participate in Transition to Work you should talk to our staff on the contact details below.

Information for employers:

We deliver high quality services to employers to ensure young people entering employment meet their needs and are supported to settle into a job. Services include:

  • pre-employment skills for participants directly relevant to the needs of local employers and the local labour market
  • work experience placements for eligible participants to assess a young person’s suitability for a job
  • Youth Bonus wage subsidies of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) for employers who offer young job seekers ongoing employment
  • post placement support to ensure a young person settles into a job and the employer’s expectations are being met.
  • What we offer employers

Employers are encouraged to contact us to access these services or lodge a vacancy.

Contact us

For more information on the Transition to Work service, please contact the team on the details below:

Amy Andison, Senior Project Officer TtW, amy.andison@yawuru.org.au or 

Kaimina Hoogland, Case Manager TtW, Kaimina.hoogland@yawuru.org.au or phone 9192 9600