Employer spotlight: Youth Projects x Staff Australia

In August 2022 CoAct service partner Youth Projects embarked on a innovative partnership with Staff Australia to create opportunities for young people seeking meaningful employment. About Staff Australia Since 1999, […]

How young jobseekers can build out their resumes

Are you a young job seeker looking to build out your resume? There are ways around this though and the solution begins with looking at all possible previous work experiences, […]

4 job interview tips for young jobseekers

At CoAct we understand how hard it is for young jobseekers to prepare for interviews – and to stay calm throughout the process. Which is why we’re sharing what we’ve […]

Flexible servicing to keep everyone safe during covid

While mutual obligations have now resumed for all jobseekers, we continue to offer flexibility with how we service you. You may choose to attend your appointments with us face-to-face (when […]

Lucas grows a new mindset

Lucas hadn’t left home in 5 years when he reached out to CoAct / Youth Projects. He was living with extreme anxiety and made the decision to reach out for […]

Federal budget 2021 breakdown: what you need to know

Investing in young people Employer incentives Access to affordable training Apprenticeship opportunities The care industry Starting a new business Jobseeker payments Hiring those most in need Childcare support Mental health […]

How to plan and set goals

Setting goals helps define your path in life. The end destination should be a place where you feel balanced and whole. But how do you figure out what your they […]

Life after school – what now?

So, you’ve finally made it to the tail end of this crazy, stressful, and uncertain year. Here are some tips to help you start your next chapter with confidence, and […]

Daniel rises to new heights in his ideal job

Daniel walked into CoAct Service Partner, Youth Projects, as an early school leaver in 2017. With perserverance and the right ongoing support, he was able gain his first job, learn […]

How to help your teen plan for their future

Tips to help your teen find success after school   1. Start the conversation Ideally the conversation with your child about their future should have been ongoing throughout their lives, […]

Matthew’s dreams start to become a reality

With a dream to become a valued member of the army and military services, Matthew sought the help of CoAct Service Partner, IMPACT Community Services, to help him develop the […]

Sam’s eagerness helps her transition to work

After being unemployed for four months, Sam felt she was being overlooked because of a lack of experience. She teamed up with CoAct Service Partner IMPACT Community Services, and throughout […]

Lachlan’s persistence pays off

At just fifteen years of age, and already living independently for 2 years, Lachlan was a unique case, but when he came to CoAct Service Partner, IMPACT, they knew they […]

How to write an awesome cover letter

Why you need to nail your cover letter Cover letters give your application a little boost by: Introducing yourself and showcasing your awesome communication skills Highlighting good points in your […]

Lachlan discovers his ideal career pathway

With personalised support from CoAct Service Partner IMPACT Community Services, young job seeker Lachlan was able to transition into meaningful full-time employment within the aged care sector. After moving from […]

Savannah’s sheer determination leads to success

17-year-old Savannah Kittle has had to overcome huge barriers to achieve success. The Bundaberg teen has experienced more than her fair share of challenges over the years including an unstable […]

40 years of impact

Magnificent seven serve up success For CoAct Service Partner IMPACT Community Services, helping people take the next step, live a better life, grow their potential and prosper in their future […]

5 tips to survive your first job

Congrats on landing your first job – this is an important milestone in your life! Starting a first job is a new and possibly scary experience for you, so we […]

Tesla dives head-first to reach her potential

18-year-old Tesla came to CoAct Service Provider Youth Projects having left school early, lacking confidence and unsure of what her next step should be. After attempting to re-engage with her […]

How to help teenagers explore their career options

Starting a conversation with a teenager Starting the conversation with young people as they navigate their teen years can be tricky, especially if they haven’t a clue what they want […]

Youth Space: Steve Lawrence Innovation Award 2017 winner

Imagine a place where disadvantaged young people can gather to learn, engage with their community and build their employability skills in a supportive, chilled-out environment. This is exactly what CoAct […]

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