Diverse Workplaces: Partners in Employment - Employers Connect to Diversity
- 27 November 2023 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Nuriootpa Principal Council Office, 42 Tanunda Road, Nuriootpa SA 5355
- Book online
Join us for an exciting event that celebrates the power of diversity in the workplace in the lead up to the International Day of Disability!
Taking place on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 1pm, this in-person gathering will bring employers in the Barossa together to learn the value to fostering inclusive work environments across a variety of industries.
Session 1: Jigsaw Australia, Volunteerability and Workforce Australia
You'll gain insight through Jigsaw Australia from the perspective of an employer on the benefits of fostering a diverse workforce. Their employees will share their experiences of preparing to be job-ready, gaining work experience and working towards a mainstream job.
Volunteering as a pathway to employment or connection in the community is highly valuable and Volunteerability has all the resources and connection you need.
Hear the latest from Lisa Brock at Workforce Australia.
Session 2: with Practical Supports for Connection
Disability Employent Services (DES) Providers:
- APM, Maxima, Wise, Together We Can, Workforce Australia
- Together We Can International
- Tara Kate Arts Therapy
Learn how businesses can get help with the on-the-job training and modifying a workplace to meet accessibility needs. discussing the benefits to our community of inclusive workplaces and volunteering pathways as well as hearing from the employer and employee perspectives. Additionally learning about practical business support offered to diversify our local workforce through different strengths from people of all abilities.
Register now to secure your spot at this transformative event!
For more information on the event contact The Barossa Council Community Development Officer, Natalie Mudge on 8563 8488.