Having attended the 91¹ÙÍøICT PaTH pilot program in this year, Youth Jobseeker Freya Stevenson successfully gained a full-time traineeship with Connecting2Australia 2020.
Before commencing the course, in which she obtained certifications in Microsoft Word and Excel, Freya had been unemployed for a period of 15 months and was lacking career direction, motivation and confidence.
Freya was supported in the program by MEGTâ€™s Emily Harris who worked intensively with her on a weekly basis. Freya is full of praise for Emily who not only supported her in the program but also helped her to secure the traineeship with Connecting2Australia.
â€˜When we first began working together, Emily made me a promise not to give up on me until I had reached my goal of finding employment. She not only held true to this promise but assisted me in every aspect of job searching â€“ from consolidating my resume, to building rapport, to understanding my interests. She helped to place me in a traineeship that perfectly suits my passions.â€™
Freya made a point of expressing that she had not been accustomed to receiving such a huge level of dedication from previous employment services she had been involved with.
Says, Freya: â€˜91¹ÙÍøhas been a huge asset to me. The commitment and encouragement I have received has empowered me to succeed. I truly couldn't have achieved this without their help and I'm extremely gratefulâ€™.