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Mentor a Skilled Migrant Architect/Architechtural Designer

Organisation : AMES Australia

Location : Melbourne

Time required : One hour per week

Duration of project : six month commitment

Skill Area : Engineering, Project Management

Sector : Education & Employment, Other

Posted on : 15 Aug, 2019

About the role

The AMES Australia Mentor Program matches skilled professional migrants with Mentors from the same profession or sector, who support them towards gaining employment.

AMES Australia is seeking a volunteer to mentor a migrant with a background in Architectural Design.

Despite their good English, qualifications, skills and experience, a lack of local experience and knowledge of the Australian job search process can be an obstacle to employment. With support they can overcome these obstacles and begin their career in Australia.

What do Mentors do?
• Meet weekly in the CBD (time/day flexible)
• Role play job interview questions
• Proofread job applications
• Provide Industry/sector specific advice re: employment
• Support to settle into a new job
• Discuss Australian workplace culture

Do you have?
• Current knowledge of job search process/strategies
• The profession required
• At least three years Australian workplace experience
• Currently working or recently retired
• The ability to commit to one hour per week for 6 months
• A desire to foster social inclusion and change lives

Prior to starting as a Mentor you will need to :
• provide your CV
• consent to a Police Check (at no cost)
• provide two referees
• attend an interview/induction.

About the organisation

Organisation name : AMES Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Mentor Program PD 2012

For details concerning this role , please contact

Sarah Hilton

Phone : (03)9926 4648

Email :

Please quote in application: Mentor a Skilled Migrant Architect/Architechtural Designer via Pro Bono Australia.


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