Trainees Scarf trainees are resilient young people seeking protection, and those from refugee and migrant backgrounds who have little or no work experience in Australia. By participating in and graduating from a Scarf program, these young people are part of a unique learning community and can move on to jobs with new-found confidence, skills, knowledge and networks. . Meet some young people who’ve graduated from Scarf programs over the years. . Diana Autumn Scarf ‘19 Currently employed at The European/Spring St Events Read Diana’s Graduate Q & A here. “Seeing that there are people who really care about young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds, and trying as much as they can to help them to find a job, that makes me really feel that I am in the right place.” Emma Winter Scarf ‘18 Currently employed at Garden State Hotel Read Emma’s Graduate Q & A here. “Having a mentor with me made the pressure a little bit less and I always knew that I had someone to ask if I did not know what to do. This boosted my confidence level.” Danny Spring Scarf ‘17 Currently employed at Parkroyal Melbourne Airport Read Danny’s Graduate Q & A here. “I had applied to many jobs before Scarf, all of which were unsuccessful and it constantly stressed me out because I had no work experience in Australia. Being employed is definitely easier thanks to Scarf.” Mir Autumn Scarf ‘16 Currently employed at Scarf Read Mir’s Graduate Q & A here. “I had expectations that Scarf would give me experience in hospitality and help me make connections. It surprised me how well connected Scarf is to the Melbourne hospitality family.” Negasi Autumn Scarf ‘15 Currently employed at Siglo and City Wine Shop Read Negasi’s Graduate Q & A here. “The best thing about Scarf was meeting different people from different backgrounds. Especially as English is my third language. Doing Scarf helped me develop my English.” Thelma Spring Scarf ‘14 Currently employed at Attica Read Thelma’s Graduate Q & A here. “Working with mentors gives you the confidence needed to do the job and talk to customers. Even when I was on my own I felt confident because of that! Within two weeks of leaving Scarf I got a job at Sofitel on Collins.” . Interested in becoming a Scarf trainee? We now have an open-all-year-round Expression of Interest form which will take around 5 minutes to complete. If you're a young person who's keen to join us in a future Scarf program, please share your details here, and a friendly Scarf team member will be in touch with you soon: Sign me up .