Who exactly is Joy Careers?

Joy Careers is a Jobs Focused Social Enterprise creating Employment + Independence opportunities for Young People.

As a Social Enterprise when you work with Joy Careers, you are working with Career Development Specialists with a Social Purpose. We are committed to not only improving the lives of our clients but to also redistribute a portion of our time and profits into increasing mental health awareness, inclusivity and diversity within the Corporate landscape.

Joy Careers creates opportunities, empowers individuals and changes lives!

Our Mission

Joy Careers has a mission to improve the lives of our generation through mentoring our youth on the journey of creating a pathway to finding their career joy!

Joy Careers commits to providing expert, tailored and wholesome Careers Counselling to ensure that all young people have the ability to create their career, dream big and achieve greatness!

Joy Careers, as a social enterprise, will continue to work within projects, businesses and government programs aligning with our values. We are passionate about inclusivity, diversity and community which is held at the core of what we do.

Joy Careers are a socially conscious and politically active organisation. We openly champion causes such as Inclusivity and Diversity, Social Justice, Mental Health and Climate change.

Joy Careers will openly advocate for our affiliates to join us in taking pride in their workplace employment opportunities & work space environment. We’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive workforce. This not only builds a better future for our young people, it also generates social value and community.

Joy Careers commits to reinvesting into beneficial employment programs for young people and continuing to drive social change.

We care! #findcareerjoy

Our Vision

Joy Careers believes that placing inclusivity at the forefront of our decisions in business can lead to widespread community change.

Joy Careers will be utilising its status as a Social Enterprise to network and provide FREE INCLUSIVITY + ADVOCACY  training to corporates who wish to invest in improving employment opportunities for young people in line with our core mission statement of inclusivity, diversity and community.

Joy Careers believes in a future with diversity in our decision-making roles within society. Our purpose is to advocate and mentor our young people to achieve that change.

Joy Careers commits to networking and cultivation of contacts within our community to ensure further knowledge is implanted about the power of socially inclusive workplaces.  We will advocate on behalf of our community to improve access with a long term view to change the corporate world and see more youth have access to senior level positions in society.

Joy Careers makes a commitment to our community to provide tailored career education services with the purpose of aligning young people with their chosen career path. This commitment goes hand in hand with our promise of advocacy, connection and mentoring, with our overall goal to improve community happiness!

We care! #findcareerjoy

Meet our Founder

Our Founder, Belinda Joy Osborne, is passionate about creating opportunities for young people. As a Youth Careers Expert + Social Entrepreneur who also happens to be neurodivergent Belinda prides herself in creating opportunities for diverse individuals whilst promoting a sense of community and change.

With 16 years of experience within the Careers and Training industry, Belinda has the knowledge, experience & motivation to break down barriers and lead our social enterprise alongside the corporate network to spearhead change at an executive level.

Belinda is a Qualified Career Development Counsellor with a Graduate Certificate in Career Development Counselling and is a proud member of the Career Development Association of Australia’s Queensland Committee.

Belinda has an extensive history of facilitating employment programs for young people, working with government funding and networking to create better opportunities and share her foundations to support Gen-Z and Millenials in reaching their career joy.

Belinda has a colourful history within the Employment landscape, having left high school early herself and living her early teen years as a self proclaimed “rebellious ratbag” she believes in the underdog, understands her clients and advocates for true equality and opportunity to be created for everyone.

Belinda believes that her greater purpose is to use these skills to build a brighter future based on inclusion, diversity & advocacy. A true human rights advocate and champion of social change with a deep rooted passion for diversity within senior roles, true equality, intersectional feminism, indigenous, refugee and humanitarian issues it is Belinda’s wish for Joy Careers to be a driver for change and a true creator of opportunity for those who need it most.

 

Find your Career Joy!

Here at Joy Careers, we create opportunities, empower individuals and change lives!

Joy Careers and Training acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as Australiaʼs First Nation. We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders as the traditional owners and ongoing custodians of the land and waters upon which we are situated. We pay our respects to Elders both past, present and emerging and acknowledge the valuable role they play in shaping our future generations. We ensure people of varied cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds are supported to work and participate in our services in a safe, inclusive and appropriate manner. Joy Careers and Training acknowledges and respects people from all walks of life. We ensure to prevent harassment or discrimination of any kind. We sincerely welcome all people irrespective of their disability, age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, faith and spirituality, relationship status and lifestyle choices