Marist180 is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers to reach their potential. We encourage and assist participants to dream, prepare, and connect to life changing employment pathways.
18%The national Indigenous unemployment rate is three times the rate of all Australians.
303By mid–2016, Marist180 provided 303 Indigenous job seekers with pre-employment mentoring and cultural support.
280By mid–2016, 280 job seekers found employment, currently averaging 13 placements per month.
Vocational Training and Employment CentreMarist180’s Vocational Training and Employment Centre receives funding from the Australian Government, our target is to deliver employment opportunities to 475 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers in Western Sydney by June 2017. Our committed team has placed 280 job seekers to date, and is on track to achieve this goal. Employers value the professionalism and quality of work Marist180 job seekers provide to their business.
Marist180 Painting ServicesMarist 180 Painting Services, launched in December 2014, is a social enterprise focused on creating sustainable employment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers. As a licensed contractor, we exclusively employ, train and support first-year apprentices to become ready to transition to a long term employer at the completion of the program.
Skilling Queenslanders for WorkMarist180’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work program in Brisbane receives funding from the Queensland Government and helps participants strengthen their employability by achieving a Certificate III in Individual Support. About 21 per cent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program participants are referred to us by our partner, the Inala Elders Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation.
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