Speaking at the 2018 Northern Rivers Thinking Different Summit – a Northern Rivers Partnership Collaboration Initiative – Tursa Employment & Training’s Board Delegate, Debbie Fry, announced a supplementary financial commitment from TURSA to support a Northern Rivers Young Entrepreneur Scholarship.
TURSA staff members, clients and community members gathered across a number of locations between Forster and Noosaville this week in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the International Day of People with Disability. The morning tea celebration is all about raising public awareness and acknowledgement of people with disability as well as celebrating their achievements and contributions.
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Youth Jobs PaTH is a flexible new approach to youth employment. Tayla, 19, was drawn to the program as it provided her with the opportunity to gain the skills and work experience she needed to get and keep a job, whilst small business owner, Miss Steevens, was attracted to the program because it provided her with several incentives when taking on a young person.
Kendrick worked in his family’s business for as long as he can remember, however, when the business closed he found gaining new employment a struggle. 40-year-old Kendrick was very keen to get back to work as he was main provider for his young family but had difficulty finding employment that fitted with his skills and experience.
TURSA is proud to partner with Surf Life Saving Far North Coast to provide Beach Report signs for every patrolled beach between Yamba and Fingal Heads on the NSW North Coast.
Eighteen businesses in Kempsey and Port Macquarie have taken on youth interns as part of a new Commonwealth Government strategy to address high levels of youth unemployment on the Mid North Coast. Local businesses such as Lush Skin & Beauty and Eastland Truss & Timber have jumped on board with internships.
Back to Work gives Queensland employers the confidence to take on someone new and the opportunity to grow their business.
Due to its ability to deliver high quality services to employees and employers, Tursa Employment & Training has been requested by the Department of Employment to open an additional office in the Brisbane region. Subsequently, TURSA is proud to announce the opening of our new North Lakes office which recently commenced operation to cater for the organisations expanding role in providing employment services to job seekers.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Northern Rivers Regional Business Awards that were held at Elements of Byron on Saturday 2 September 2017. 90 finalists from a variety of industries including health care, retail, education, technology, manufacturing and tourism came together to celebrate business excellence in the region.
After a period of unemployment, 19-year-old TURSA client Lincoln Delaforce is now working with Crown Oysters, the largest oyster grower in the Hastings. Lincoln was offered a full-time paid position after successfully completing an internship with the company.