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A career in youth work is an opportunity to support young people and help shape their lives.

The Top Blokes Traineeship Program – supported by Ronald Geoffrey Arnott Foundation – is your gateway.

Youth work is rewarding and fun – but it can also be challenging. That’s why we created the Traineeship Program to meaningfully support young adults looking to gain the practical skills and qualifications to make a real impact on the lives of young people.

Skills and Impact

The lowdown

Gain a Cert IV in Youth Work while you work directly with boys and young men across schools and community groups. Earn while you learn through real-world experience in a supportive and fun culture, all while being supported by expert guidance from our team.

Meet Trainee Chris

From graduate to role model

“I want to help the people that don’t have a mentor in their life. I want to show boys and young men about being loyal, having and showing compassion for others. But most of all be patient, not everything comes straight away. Keep following your dream and it will come.”

Read Chris' story

I’m keen, What’s Next?

Applications for the 2024 Traineeship program are now closed.
Sign up to our newsletter to find out when 2025 applications will open or email info@topblokes.org.au to express your interest.

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