Industry Driven Youth Project

50 disadvantaged Aboriginal youth referred to Industry to gain sustainable Employment

Project details

Who will benefit from this project?



How will the funding be spent?

The funding will be spent on:
The recruitment of an Aboriginal Youth Officer including IT, vehicle and oncosts $80,000
Project Administration $20,000
The linked project costs will be provided by in kind contributions from project stakeholders such as
Salisbury Pharmacy - medication management
Nunkuwarrin Yunti - health services including GP, substance, dental and the like
Muna Paiendi - allied health services
ASG - activity support services inc healthy lifestyle activities
ART - training/jobs

How will the project be delivered?

The project will be delivered through the employment of an Aboriginal Youth Employment Officer to recruit and mentor Aboriginal young people into employment with ART Services and ART Services' industry partners such as Lend Lease. The jobs include Kaurna Cafe and Traffic Management opportunities.
The Officer will work with Aboriginal youth ensuring they are job ready including referrals to training, health and other work ready requirements ensuring on winning a job it is able to be sustained.

How many people will directly benefit from this project?

50 Aboriginal young people will be referred to employment with benefits flowing to families. For example, for each young person employed, 10 family members will benefit as well, meaning the project will touch a minimum of 200 community members. m of 20 youth to be provided with job opportunities.

How will you measure the impact of this project?

The project will be measured in a number of ways including:
1 The number of young people and their families engaged
2 The number of young people referred to allied services including health, medication management
3 The number of young people participating in other activities including sport
4 The number of young people referred to training opportunities
5 The number of young people referred to job opportunities
6 The number of young people in jobs and participating more fully in socially inclusive activities including economic participation.

How will the project fit this year's theme of ‘Connect, Grow, Build, Belong’?

Northern Adelaide is one of the most disadvantaged regions nationally and with the imminent closure of GMH, is on the cusp of even more extreme socio-economic disadvantage. This coupled with the
fact that it is home to one of the largest urban Aboriginal populations nationally excaberates the issues of its youth.
Establishing a Youth Activity Project is in line with the theme "Connect, Grow, Build, Belong' as it provides opportunities for youth wellness related to health linking to employment.

Project details

Who will benefit from this project?



Organisation details

Organisation Name

ART Services Incorporated (ART)

What does this organisation do?

ART is an Aboriginal community operated organisation in SA organisation. ART has a proven track record of providing services to private and community sectors as well as federal, state and local governments enabling it to be a provider of choice. ART has an experienced management team and its personnel bring a solutions focussed approach to the delivery of its services tailored to meet individual client needs. ART specialises in the hire of Aboriginal people. Its specialist services include culturally inclusive and responsive mentoring, culturally competent support services for host employers, cultural awareness training and labour hire across a range of industries. ART won the ATSIS State Business of the Year NAIDOC Award. ART is offering the Kaurna de Café on the Northern Connector major infrastructure project.


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