Living in remote areas can pose barriers to individuals on a daily basis. East Kimberley Job Pathways partner with local communities and organisations to provide avenues to alleviate these obstacles.
We work with individuals on welfare to understand their situations, develop and update Individual Pathway Plans and strive towards the goal of employment and meaningful participation within their communities.
East Kimberley Job Pathways caseload consist of referrals from Centrelink and also Community volunteers. All clients are contacted by EKJP with appointments and allocated an individual Pathways Advisor. Contacting participants can often pose a challenge in remote areas due to lack of telephone reception and or the use of email and mobile phones.
To ensure participants are aware of all available employments opportunities, East Kimberley Job Pathways subscribe to advertisements within the regions, review local and nationwide vacancies and have created an Employee Relations Officer role to build rapport and strengthen relationships between the local organisations.
East Kimberley Job Pathways have offices in Kununurra, Halls Creek, Wyndham, Warmun and Kalumburu with Outreach Program employees travelling through Doon Doon, Ringer Soak, Mulan and Balgo Communities.
Support avenues provided to Participants through East Kimberley Job Pathways include pre and post placement support, relocation assistance and interpreters when required, East Kimberley Job Pathways utilize existing services including Money Management and TAFE to ensure participants are set up for success across all aspects of living, working and developing life skills within a community.
East Kimberley Job Pathways empowers individuals by providing a pathway to employment. We assist in establishing independence and securing a better future for our participants and their families. We work alongside local organisations to offer study and training opportunities suited to individual aspirations an build and facilitate meaningful activities within the communities. These activities are designed to develop individuals skills and confidence whilst delivering a considerable benefit to each community and enable the individual to develop positive social skills and prepare for a life in employment.