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?
gained free access to a pool of volunteers to collaborate on strategic, skill-based volunteering opportunities on the Communiteer platform.
raised their staff engagement and promote learning and development in leadership, professional skills and knowledge of social issues.
increased their students’ employability and the quality of their education, inspiring empathetic and career-ready members of a global society.
from corporates had a choice in how they gave, directly collaborating with NFPs and supporting students in mentorship simultaneously.
gained invaluable experience and skill-building with the collaboration on meaningful opportunities guided by industry leaders.