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Explore exciting careers with children and families at the City of Whittlesea Career and Jobs Fair

Explore exciting careers with children and families at the City of Whittlesea Career and Jobs Fair

Friday, August 04, 2023

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and families? The City of Whittlesea invites you to embark on a journey of possibilities at the upcoming Children and Families Career and Jobs Fair.

Join us on Monday 7 August 2023, at the Plenty Ranges Arts & Convention Centre and seize the opportunity to find a fulfilling and inspiring career in the children and families sector.

Whether you dream of working in kindergartens, day care, or starting your own family day care business, this free event has something for everyone. Our team of seasoned professionals will be on hand to provide advice and inspiration as we showcase careers and roles dedicated to supporting families and nurturing young minds.

We are delighted to offer free on-site child-minding during the event to support parents to attend.

The Children and Families Career and Jobs Fair, presented by the City of Whittlesea in partnership with Hume Whittlesea Local Learning and Employment Network (HWLLEN), is designed to connect job seekers with exciting and meaningful career paths within the children and families sector.

City of Whittlesea Chair Administrator Lydia Wilson said Council is thrilled to be holding this event, emphasising the importance of these caring roles in supporting broader community wellbeing.

"This fair provides a brilliant opportunity for those interested in the sector to explore different roles and engage with sector representatives. Whether you have a passion for nurturing young minds, promoting family wellbeing, or supporting childhood development, this event is an excellent way to get inspired and empowered to make a real difference in the lives of children and families,” Lydia said.

The fair will host informative presentations on a variety of topics including School Based Apprenticeships, the Maternal and Child Health Student and Graduate program, how to start your career in early childhood education and much more.

With more than 30 exhibitors, including educational institutions, local employers and support organisations, you’ll have the chance to connect with influential professionals and gain valuable insights to shape your career. Don’t miss this opportunity to speak with the Victorian Government’s Overseas Qualification Unit, where you can seek advice on recognising international qualifications in an Australian context.

Register now for this exciting event and find more information at City of Whittlesea events page.

Event details

Monday 7 August 2023, 9.30am-1.30pm

Plenty Ranges Arts & Convention Centre, 35 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang