Employment and training opportunities


A service designed to help you find and maintain suitable training and/or employment.

If you are interested in finding training or employment, we can help.


Any SGCH tenant who is interested in finding employment or training opportunities can access Catalyst.

There are three parts to Catalyst: Catalyst Coaching, Catalyst Training and Catalyst Funding. You can access all three or only one, depending on your needs.


Catalyst Coaching helps you find current employment and training opportunities, through:

Access to information

Information about current employment and training opportunities is updated regularly below. You can also sign up for a fortnightly email about potential training and job opportunities – just click the subscribe button below.

1-2-1 meetings
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You can make an appointment with our Employment Opportunities Manager to:

  • Discuss your career aspirations
  • Write your resume and cover letter
  • Find out about relevant employment and training opportunities
  • Practice preparing for interviews
  • Receive post-placement support
  • Be referred to other specialised training or employment services.


Catalyst Training provides you with the skills you need to enter the job market, through:

Offering an in-house tailored Job Skills workshop four times a year

Signposting you to appropriate third party training courses

Third party training courses

The Employment Opportunities Manager can help direct you to relevant third party training courses.

Job Skills workshop
We run a tailored Job Skills workshop four times a year, in January, April, July and September. The two-day course covers:

  • Resume writing: How to tailor your resume to impress employers
  • Cover letters: Write a cover letter that will stand out from other applicants
  • Interview preparation: Learn how to prepare for interviews and conquer those nerves
  • Interview practice: Put your new skills into practice during mock interviews

The course is fully funded by SGCH, so there is no cost to you. You must be able to commit to the full two-day course to be eligible to attend. Places are reserved on a first come, first served basis, and a maximum of 12 tenants can attend each workshop.


Catalyst Funding helps our tenants overcome any financial barriers which are preventing them from finding training or employment. Funding may be available for items such as:

  • Accredited training administration fees
  • Employer-required training
  • Work-related licensing (e.g. Construction White Card)
  • Pre-employment checks (e.g. National police check)

Funding is available on a case-by-case basis, and the amount will depend on your individual needs.

For more information on how Catalyst Funding works, please see the Catalyst Funding guidelines or contact our Employment Opportunities Manager.


Any SGCH tenant or household member who is looking for training or employment can use Catalyst. There are some additional eligibility criteria for people wishing to access Catalyst Funding. For more information about these, please see the Catalyst Funding guidelines or contact our Employment Opportunities Manager.


Please contact our Employment Opportunities Manager Carrie to discuss whether Catalyst is suitable for your needs. Contact Carrie on 8974 9719 or at catalyst@sgch.com.au.


Please open our Catalyst Frequently Asked Questions for more information about the Catalyst program, or contact our Employment Opportunities Manager.


Our Employment and Opportunities manager Carrie Levine has a range of information and contacts to collect current job and training opportunities. Contact her to find out what opportunities are currently available at catalyst@sgch.com.au


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