Australia is facing a youth employment crisis.
Accelerated by COVID-19, an economic downturn and a lack of graduate opportunities have created uncertainty and anxiety for their future prospects.
With an economic downturn, comes a slowdown of our collective progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Achieving sustainability, equality and diversity in society requires us to first empower our youth with the knowledge and opportunities to reach their potential. Only then will we see the SDGs become a tangible reality.
How can we harness giving to widen the pathway to employment?
We are widening the pathway to employment for students while resourcing the not-for-profits in the education space.
Volunteering is a pathway to finding purpose in a career and community. Only by equipping our youth with the knowledge and ability to tackle the world’s greatest challenges can we see a brighter future.
will gain free access to a pool of volunteers to collaborate on strategic, skill-based volunteering opportunities on the Communiteer platform.
will raise their staff engagement and promote learning and development in leadership, professional skills and knowledge of social issues.
will increase their students’ employability and the quality of their education, inspiring empathetic and career-ready members of a global society.
from corporates will have a choice in how they give, directly collaborating with NFPs and supporting students in mentorship simultaneously.
will gain invaluable experience and skill-building with the collaboration on meaningful opportunities guided by industry leaders.
We’re also looking for corporates interested in being brand partners on this campaign. Not only can you participate, but we can also join forces to bring more volunteers, not-for-profits and corporates to create change by reaching broader networks.