Community Partners

‘Working It’ – Joint Employment Strategy – Pormpuraaw

May 24, 2017

24 May 2017 – RISE Ventures RISE Ventures and Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council (PASC) Jewel of the Cape’ have kicked off a new project creating four full time roles. PASC is embarking on a rejuvenation of the community starting with multipurpose accommodation. The Joint Employment Strategy (JES) between RISE and PASC, brokered by Leah Simmons,…

Food Ladder

April 21, 2016

“The relationship between Food Ladder and RISE grew from a community based activity back in early 2015.  It was established by a small cohort of Indigenous Women which was designed to focus on healthy lifestyles and healthy tucker. Over a period of 12 months, a long road was travelled.  Limited support was provided by other interest…

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

We have commenced a Certificate III in Parks and Gardens in Pormpuraaw with the full support of Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council. This course will provide skills and confidence to jobseekers to gain employment with the Council as well as having real hands on experience of improving the community.

Minjilang Beautification

The Garden and Beautification crew have been actively engaging in the Hydroponics project, re-vamping the Jobfind Office yard as well as increasing their Money Management and LL&N skills. Involvement has increased significantly as Jobseekers have gained a better understanding of their mutual obligations as well as the growth of plants in the hydroponics “igloos”.