Working Together – Connecting Businesses and Young Aboriginal People in the Workplace
Working together is a dedicated services with a focus to provide information, support and advice to business owners and operators in the Goldfields, Mid West, Great Southern, West Kimberley and South West regions to attract, recruit and retain young Aboriginal Employees. Working in collaboration with their local Jobs & Skills Centre, Working Together aims to expand work opportunities for young local Aboriginal people by talking with and educating local businesses. It is about delivering local jobs for local people.
Funded by the Department of Training and Workforce Development, RCCIWA is proud to be delivering this program in five regions by utilizing the expertise, network and knowledge of the Chamber of Commerce in those regions. This unique delivery model ensures that the program is being delivered by locals for locals, with the advantage of being a part of a well-supported regional network.
Through a combination of one-on-one meetings with business owners, events, up to date information and cultural workshops our Working Together coordinators are assisting regional businesses to be able to offer work experience, work placements, trainees and apprenticeships to young Aboriginal people, with the drive being to connects business and young Aboriginal people in the workplace.
To find out more about Working Together in your region:
Delivered by Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Department of Training and Workforce Development.
Chamber: Kalgoorlie-Boulder CCI
Phone: (08) 9021 2466
Great Southern - Delivered by Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry, funded by Department of Training and Workforce Development.
Chamber: Albany CCI
Phone: (08) 9845 7888
Midwest - Delivered by Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry, funded by Department of Training and Workforce Development.
Chamber: Midwest CCI
Phone: (08) 9964 6767
West Kimberley - Delivered by Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry, funded by Department of Training and Workforce Development.
Chamber: Broome CCI
Phone: (08) 9193 5553
South West - Delivered by Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Department of Training and Workforce Development.
Chamber: Bunbury Geographe CCI
Phone: (08) 9791 2292
Grow Local - Building Business & Community in The Pilbara
About the program
With an aim to connect, grow and inform local businesses, Grow Local is all about supporting local businesses so they can take every opportunity for business growth.
We know how busy you are, and we know you just want to be able to access information, receive relevant training and connect with the right people from the right organisations so you can put your business in the best position to tender, bid or expand. Through the collective support of our committed contributing partners Grow Local is about building local businesses and building sustainable local communities.
What we offer
- Short sharp monthly training workshops
- Regular communication on local business and tender opportunities
- One calendar of events for local procurement, tender and project workshops and activities
- Networking events and project briefings
- Opportunities to “meet the buyers”
- One on one appointments at your business to help you with any local procurement challenges
- Dedicated Grow Local Program Manager
How to get Involved
Delivered by the Karratha & Districts CCI and supported by RCCIWA, we have tried to make it as easy as possible for you to get involved and find out what is happening. Connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram, sign up for our regular e-newsletter, visit our website or just get in touch with the KDCCI office and we can help you. Or we can even and visit you, to make it easier.
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Our Funding Collective
Grow Local is made possible by the support, funding and genuine commitment of our contributing partners. We are proud to be working together with a collective focus on helping local businesses and building a long term future for our community. Thank you to our Founding Partner Rio Tinto, our Program Partners Woodside and the Chevron Operated Gorgon Project and our Program Supporters The City of Karratha and Toll Group.