Supporting growth and sustainability of trans and gender diverse peer support across Victoria. Supported by the Victorian Government.
A lot of transgender Victorians struggle to maintain stable and consistent work. Transgender Victoria is partnering with Australia’s first LGBTIQA+-specific employment program, Expression Australia, to deliver a seminar specifically aimed at helping transgender people find employment.
At the TGD Job-Ready Seminars, Keira Leike and Natalie Moss - employment experts who are also part of the TGD community - will offer guidance on how to effectively search and apply for work opportunities. Facilitators Keira and Natalie will address employment related questions with a specific focus on challenges faced by trans and gender diverse people This is also an opportunity to learn about free services that are available to assist you in career-building and job-hunting, and channels for self-referrals.
Keira Leike (she/her) is a diversity trainer and she currently works as a coordinator Expression Australia’s Reconnect – LGBTIQA+ program.
Keira is a queer, migrant, CALD woman of colour with transition experience. She also participates regularly in collaborative art projects.
Natalie Moss (they/them) is a queer non-binary human who works as a LGBTQIA+ Employment Consultant at Expression Australia.
They have extensive professional and lived experience at the intersection of disability and mental wellbeing. They have a background in diversity theory and counselling,
and they are passionate about nurturing people to become more fully themselves.
Expression Australia offers a range of programs for LGBTIQA+ people, including WorkingOut™ ‘Australia’s first LGBTIQA+ specific employment program that has been running for over a decade, and Reconnect, a resource boosted training and employment program funded by the Department of Education and Training.
Transgender Victoria is Victoria’s leading body for trans and gender diverse advocacy. We work to achieve justice, equity and inclusive service provision for trans and gender diverse people, their partners, families and friends. The trans and gender Diverse Peer Support Project supports growth and sustainability of trans and gender diverse peer support across Victoria, supported by the Victorian Government.