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Young Tasmanians prepare for work at Parliament house

This week Beacon conducted three High Impact Programs (HIPs) for young Tasmanian Secondary students at Parliament House, with support from partner My State.  Across three days 80 students from Claremont College, Cosgrove High School and the Jordan River Learning Federation were given the work readiness skills to help improve their employment opportunities, with students from […]

Helping disadvantaged teens prepare for work

Hundreds of South Australian students are gaining vital skills through a get into work program, with some even landing their first jobs. Gertie Taylor reports

SA: Helping disadvantaged teens prepare for work

7 News SA : Hundreds of South Australian students are gaining vital skills through a get into work program, with some even landing their first jobs. Gertie Taylor A great example of the work being done across the country by Beacon to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds gain valuable work experience that leads to real jobs. […]

Mercury: Beacon Foundation chief Scott Harris, left, with new chief operating officer David O'Byrne. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Beacon’s new COO Announced

Beacon is excited to announce David O’Byrne as our new Chief Operating Officer. David, former Minister for Economic Development and recent National Secretary of United Voice, will commence his employment in mid-July. This role will be critical in ensuring we are ready for the exciting growth period ahead and sharpen the focus on changing the […]

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Recruiting Closed – Chief Financial Officer

Thank you for your interest, applications are now closed. We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer who is not only an experienced financial manager but who is also passionate about making a difference to the futures of young people and making a significant contribution to their local community. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this role […]

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Beacon National Conference Award Winners 2015

Schools from across Australia were recognised for excellence in careers curriculum at the Beacon National Conference awards ceremony held on Thursday, April 29 in Sydney. More than 50 schools were represented at the National Conference, proudly supported by Staples and Holcim Australia, was held in Sydney over two days , with the National Excellence Awards a highlight of […]

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Career Chats

‘Workers’ from across Australia representing a wide range of industries and career paths are registered on eBeacon to be available for a scheduled ‘Career Chat’ with an educator. Teachers can request a live ‘Career Chat’ to ask any questions they or their students or even parents may have at all regarding specific roles, career pathways, […]

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Recruiting Closed – Southern Area Manager (Hobart)

Thank you for your interest, applications are now closed. The Beacon team requires a dedicated, experienced and inspiring Southern Area Manager to join our dynamic team, working with our staff, businesses, schools and communities to assist more young Australians onto positive pathways. The role will work closely with the Tasmanian State Manager primarily aiming to assist Beacon schools to […]

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Recruiting Closed – Executive Assistant (Hobart)

Thank you for your interest, applications are now closed. A great communicator, passionate, flexible, energetic, a team player? Sound like you? We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support our CEO, Scott Harris, in working to ensure Beacon’s operations meet our organisational objectives as we work towards an Australia that understands, cares and is motivated to […]