MY Employment

Multicultural Youth (MY) Career Steps

MY Career Steps is a Local Jobs Program (LJP) that works with people from refugee and migrant background in Southern Tasmania to engage in training, employment services and gain employment.  The program aims to promote the value and enablers that support the diversification of the workforce within:

  • Hospitality
  • Community Services
  • Building and Construction
  • Agricultural sectors

The Local Jobs Program (LJP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Multicultural Youth (MY) SETS Employment

The Multicultural Youth Tasmania MY SETS Employment provides individualised support for young people from humanitarian and migrant backgrounds.

Humanitarian entrants during their initial 5 years of settlement can access individual support for employment and education pathways, participate in skills groups and school holiday workshops.

The MYT Team can help you with:

  • Getting skills ready for work
  • Looking for your first job
  • Needing advice for a problem at work
  • Pathway planning for your transition from school to work
  • Work experience placements

Make an appointment
People from a migrant or refugee background are invited to make an appointment or attend MYT Drop in every Wednesday from 3pm-5:30pm at our office in Glenorchy.

To book an appointment please email or call us on 03 6221 0999. Call 131 450 for interpreter.

The Multicultural Youth Building Diversity in the Construction Industry

MY Building Diversity supports the diversification of the building and construction sector. Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania works with employers to assist young people from a multicultural background to secure apprenticeships in the industry.

For more information and to express interest, employers can contact the Youth team on 03 6221 0999 or

This program is funded by Keystone Tasmania

Your rights in the workplace

Migrant workers and visa holders have the same workplace rights as all other workers in Australia. The Fair Work Ombudsman can give you information and advice about your workplace rights and obligations.

Their website has information translated into different languages and a Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) where you can calculate pay rates, shift calculations, leave, and notice and redundancy entitlements. Keep track of the number of hours you’ve worked with their Record my hours app, available in multiple languages.

There is also a help for Visa holders and migrant’s page, with information about pay and conditions for visa holders, and about the types of visa protections that can apply for employees who work with the Fair Work Ombudsman as part of an investigation process.