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Imagine starting each workday with a powerful mix of people driving company success.

People who are enterprising, committed and culturally aware.

People whose unique backgrounds, views and experiences spark new ideas, inspire creative problem solving, and inject out-of-the-box thinking into the workplace.

People as diverse as each company’s customers, who offer valuable insights into the consumer behaviours that will drive market growth.

Corporate Diversity Partnerships bring this to life.

Contact Us

If your organisation is interested in finding out how to develop your own program, please contact info@corporatediversity.org.au or phone (03) 9421 7600.

Our Initiatives

John Holland Pathway Program

Jesuit Social Services is pleased to be partnering with John Holland, one of Australia’s leading engineering, contracting and service providers to the infrastructure, energy, resources and transport sectors, to deliver the John Holland Pathway Program.  This program provides a supported employment and training experience for people who are marginalised, or at risk of marginalisation from their field of qualification. This program has offered 20 opportunities in Melbourne.

Opening Doors Program

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Jesuit Social Services has joined with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) on delivery of their ‘Opening Doors’ initiative – offering twelve months paid, supported employment experience to people from refugee and humanitarian backgrounds in both Melbourne and Sydney.

Yarra Valley Water Career Connect Program

Jesuit Social Services is pleased to be partnering with Yarra Valley Water, Melbourne’s largest retail water utility. The Yarra Valley Water Career Connect Program provides a six-month paid, supported employment and training experience for people who are marginalised, or at risk of marginalisation from their field of qualification. The Program is a Yarra Valley Water diversity and inclusion initiative delivered in partnership with Jesuit Social Services.

African Australian Inclusion Program

The highly successful African-Australian Inclusion Program (AAIP) is a joint initiative of Jesuit Social Services and National Australia Bank delivered in Victoria and New South Wales. The AAIP is a dynamic and highly professional program for qualified African-Australians and provides six months paid, supported work experience at National Australia Bank (NAB) and a pathway to ongoing employment in the Australian business sector.

For more information about the African Australian Inclusion Program, please click here

Melbourne Water Pathway Program

Jesuit Social Services is pleased to be partnering with Melbourne Water, a statutory authority owned by the Victorian Government to deliver the Melbourne Water Pathway Program. Melbourne Water manage and protect Melbourne’s major water resources on behalf of the community. The program provides a supported employment and training experience for people who are marginalised, or at risk of marginalisation from their field of qualification.

We are recruiting for project engineer roles that are full-time, paid positions for a twelve month period commencing in June 2019, located in Melbourne, Victoria.

The following eligibility criteria applies:

  • Proof of unrestricted working rights in Australia.
  • Excellent written and verbal proficiency in English.
  • Hold an Australian Driver’s Licence (preferred)
  • Have experienced barriers to securing an engineering role in the workforce in Australia.
  • Hold a Bachelor of Water, Civil, Process, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering Degree or a Bachelor of Construction and/or Building Management Degree.
  • Please note, if the degree was completed overseas, it is preferred if you are able to provide proof of recognition by Engineers Australia.

 
Applicants from the following groups are encouraged to apply:

  • Migrant, refugee, or humanitarian entrant background.

 
The application period will close midnight Wednesday 17th April 2019.

Through this initiative, Participants will receive:

  • Preparation training from Jesuit Social Services.
  • Development and support from the Corporate Diversity Partnerships team and Melbourne Water team members.
  • An opportunity to build professional networks.
  • Initial contract for twelve months, full-time, paid, professional experience with a view of ongoing employment.

 
To apply, please see below.

Current opportunities

Applications are now open for the Melbourne Water Pathway Program. Please see below for advertised positions.

If you would like to register your interest in our Corporate Diversity Partnerships so that we can keep you informed about future opportunities, please click here to enter your details.