PAYING IT FORWARD: TAFE NSW GRADUATE IS HELPING THE HOMELESS
Proud Kaurna man and TAFE NSW graduate Nil Nair is providing support to homeless people of Western Sydney through his role as Director of My Best Life Australia, a not-for-profit organisation supporting homeless people and victims of domestic violence.
PRASANGA MAKES THE SWITCH FROM INDUSTRY TO COMMUNITY
After dedicating himself for 22 years as a professional in the printing industry, 14 years of which he was actively involved in youth development as a volunteer at Marrickville PCYC, Prasanga decided to change careers and pursue the Diploma of Community Services at TAFE NSW Ultimo to become a full-time community services professional rather than just a part-time volunteer.
TAFE NSW Dubbo builds pipeline of employees to meet local jobs demand
Dubbo resident Ally Niemeyer has experienced first hand the challenges of working with children with disabilites and has become increasingly aware of the job opportunities in the community services industry. She studied a Diploma of Community Services at TAFE NSW Dubbo and is now reaping the rewards working as a support worker at Mission Australia.
TAFE NSW Lithgow offers flexible new courses to address skills shortages
TAFE NSW Lithgow has moved to help address the shortage of social housing and community service workers by offering three new courses to the community through a mixture of flexible online study and face-to-face workshops.
TAFE NSW study paves the way for rewarding local careers
Sarah Moore studied a Certificate III and IV in Community Services at TAFE NSW Moree to upskill and give her the practical, hands-on skills for her return to the workforce. The determined mother-of-three is now working full-time at Maayu Mali Aboriginal Residential Rehabilitation Centre as a Drug and Alcohol Worker.
TAFE NSW prepares students for essential counselling jobs
With NSW recording a surge in demand for counselling support services during a pandemic that has affected up to two million jobs, one Campbelltown local is committed to upskilling to help Western Sydney residents.
TAFE NSW student recognised for wanting to help others
After falling victim to domestic violence herself, Kara Jayne has made it her mission to help others in a similar situation. For her passion for supporting rural communities and commitment to her career she was also awarded with a $6,000 Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) Foundation Scholarship presented by the Governor of New South Wales, The Hon. Margaret Beazley AO, the Patron of the RAS.
TAFE NSW student enlists signs of career success
TAFE NSW and Dubbo Senior College student, Lilli-Rae Campbell is taking advantage of new employment opportunities in the community services and childcare industry. Lilli-Rae has recently completed a Certificate II in Community Services at TAFE NSW and has gained employment with the After School and Vacation Care Program at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre Inc. trading as Connecting Community Services.
Mother and son a class act helping Aboriginal elders through their twilight years
Mother and son study at TAFE NSW together and work in one of the state’s only Aboriginal aged care facilities.
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