There are a number of organisations in Geelong that can provide job and career support.
Jobs Victoria Employment Network providers
The Jobs Victoria Employment Network (JVEN) is the Victorian
Government's major activity to help Victorians facing barriers to employment
into jobs. Other providers with continue this work in Geelong and you may
choose to enrol with one of their services.
They are free of charge.
Skills and Jobs Centre
The Gordon Skills and Jobs Centre offers a free career
service for all residents of Geelong.
career counselling appointments
applications assistance including resumés and interviews tips
Bookings are required for all assistance.
Centrelink / Services Australia
Centrelink provides social security payments and services to
Australians. Visit this site to assess your eligibility for payments and to
apply online. They can also assist with payments for job loss or reduction due
to the coronavirus.
Call 132 850 Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
To access Jobactive provider assistance, you will need a
referral from Centrelink (see above).
Community Services and Support
If you would like to access other community support such as
counselling, financial support services, housing, disability, multicultural or other
supports, please visit our online Community Directory
or call 03 5272 5272, Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.