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  1. Indigenous Jobs in the Bush So where are they? (this presentation has been abbreviated because of the file size)

  2. Angi Peters • Manager – Nyangatjatjara Job Futures • 5 years experience in Job Network Industry – various roles • 2 years experience with remote Indigenous • Since Jan 2004 built up to 7 Staff • Half Indigenous National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  3. Overview • Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation – Executive • Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation Staff • Our Organisation • Projects • Other Activities National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  4. To Alice Springs Imanpa to Alice Springs 250 Km Docker River to Alice Springs 750 Km Mutitjulu To Alice Springs 450 Km To Adelaide National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  5. Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation, Executive Clive Shaw Sidney James Jeffrey Mumu Malya Teamay Chairman David Wongway Graeme Calma National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  6. Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation Staff - 2004 National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  7. Nyangatjatjara Job Network Staff National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  8. Our Organisation – How it works… Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation College Job Network Green Corps Juvenile Diversion Unit Accredited Training Training, Placements & Post Placement Support National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  9. Job Network Offices National Conference 5 Sept 2005

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  16. Projects • Docker River Camel Project • Personal Development Training • Skills Training • Imanpa Silk Screen Project • Cultural Training • Advanced Personal Management • Other Training… • Other Activities… National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  17. Projects Docker River Camel Project National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  18. Docker River Camel Project • Funding from Winery • Positive employment for 6 at a time • Through a pool of 15 workers • “Western Desert Highway Pty Ltd” owned by Docker River Community • In recess at the moment pending discussions with other businesses National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  19. Camel Project Team National Conference 5 Sept 2005

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  22. Projects Personal Development Training National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  23. Personal Development… • Assisting JobSeekers to become Job Ready • Basic Hygiene • Wash Clothes – quantities of laundry powder • OHS • Personal presentation – Hair, nails, clothing • Awareness of Employer requirements • Budgeting National Conference 5 Sept 2005

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  27. Projects Skills Training National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  28. Skills Training… • In all 3 Communities • Training in OHS issues • Backhoe • Chainsaw • Bob Cat – Skid Steer • Gained Certificates of Competency • Some are now directly employed in their respective Communities, Voyages and Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  29. Skills TrainingMutitjulu Community National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  30. Checking the Machine before Training – OHS Issues National Conference 5 Sept 2005

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  33. Skills TrainingDocker River Community(this presentaion has been abbreviated because of the file size) National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  34. The Future • 448 Job Seekers referred to us • 113 Placements in the last 12 months • 42 are still in a Placement • Approached each Community for larger office space. • Ongoing Driver Education • Ongoing Job Network Training National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  35. Jobs in the Bush … • Getting to know the Locals • Earning their Trust – once earned, don’t betray it • Increasing their awareness of available Training services • Finding out Job Seekers needs/interests in training • Screening suitable Trainers for Remote Work • Ongoing communications with potential employers & their needs • Continuity of Staff in Remote Communities National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  36. Jobs in the Bush (cont’d) • Be prepared to “go the extra mile” • Treat remote Indigenous with the same respect as you would expect yourself • Take time out to learn their Culture • Setting guidelines / limitations • Non Indigenous & Indigenous Staff having a Positive Support Network in place National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  37. Jobs in the Bush (cont’d) • Qualifications may be superfluous • A compassionate nature • Willingness to help • Non-judgemental • Open minded – embrace Indigenous Culture • “We can both learn from each other …” National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  38. Jobs in the Bush… So where are they? Questions? Discussions… National Conference 5 Sept 2005

  39. Thank youfor your participation… National Conference 5 Sept 2005