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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Apr 8 2012
The Workforce  Foundations Employment Strategies were invited by Kimberley Group Training to work with the trainees on the Home Valley Station (Indigenous Land Corporations) Vocational Readiness course. Over the two days we focused on developing an awareness of employability skills the practical application of these skills to the trainees duties on and off the job out at Home Valley. In addition to this all of the trainees updated their resumes and continued to develop their interview skills in preparation for interviews for full traineeships with the ILC and home Valley Station. All of the trainees on this course have an opportunity to identify what is important to them with regard to their careers and how traineeship can assist them to work towards their goals.   Read More.
Apr 4 2012
Wunan and Bina-waji’s Dawn Til Dusk program has started strongly, with the first 10 participants impressing Bina-waji Director and primary instructor, Roy Wilson in their first week.  Roy classed the group as possibly the best he has been involved with.  “They’re close to the best in terms of tidiness, respect and manners and are giving it a good go,” he said.   Read More.
Apr 2 2012
Dear Steve, Just a brief note to thank both you personally and Wunan for the generous assistance and support you have given me during the period when I was looking for work. Not only did you respond generously with time to my request for help but you followed up with ideas for training, gave me lists of companies to whom I could apply and suggested a variety of approaches I could make to employers, including an update of my cv. As a result I now have employment with KMG at its Ridges Mine. I also have a great resource in the event I need to seek employment elsewhere. Again, thanks for your help and best wishes for the future. Yours sincerely, Mike Parry   Steven Leeder Coordinator Workforce Development Centre … “The Role of the Workforce Development Centre is to provide people with information to help them with their decisions […]   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Mar 28 2012
Wunan Well Placed for New Employment ContractThe provision of employment services to Indigenous communities is set to change again as the Commonwealth Government reviews its remote employment model with a view to implementation in July 2013. Details at this stage are scant, but it is hoped that it will result in stronger incentives for those actively seeking or engaged in employment and alignment with those providers already providing real employment outcomes.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Mar 15 2012
It is always a pleasure to receive calls from our past clients who have taken advantage of the opportunities presented to them and value them so highly that they make a decision to give back to the community. After traveling from Kununurra to Perth to study a Cert III in Laboratory Studies Brontae has changed direction and taken up a Business Administration Traineeship with Woodside. One thing that hasn’t changed is her long term goal to study science or media relations  at university.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Mar 11 2012
Wunan Job Services in Halls Creek would like to say a very big THANK YOU to RAPLEY WILKINSON BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION Wunan Job Services was approached late last year with the opportunity to supply Rapley Wilkinson  Building and Construction with workers on a building project to construct 18 houses in Halls Creek. They offered a Traineeship in OSH and a Permanent position as a Site Labourer for fulltime employment. This was welcome news as the offer came at a very opportune time as a Construction course had just been completed in Halls Creek.   Read More.
Topic: Employment