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Challenge Employment and Training Limited


Annual Budget: more than $1,500,000
Number of Paid Staff: 21 - 50
Number of Volunteers: 6-20
Community Segment: Job Services, Community & Economic Development, Education

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Queensland
Local Government Area: Ipswich City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

The board positions are to be filled on a pro bono basis, providing, guidance, support and governance to Challenge Employment and Training Ltd. which is the employment and training arm of the Ipswich YUPI Group – a community based organisation with a 40 year history. Since our establishment as an Employment and Training provider we have aimed to inspire, educate and deliver, through our mission which is: We utilise our skills and resources to assist people to be the best that they can be”.

In view of this, we have delivered different State and Federal employment assistance programs in addition to our RTO delivery and have assisted many disadvantaged job seekers prepare for sustainable employment over the years.

At present we deliver the Transition to Work program, Work for the Dole group projects and a wide variety of Skilling Queenslanders for Work programs. These programs are designed to enhance student learning, achieve positive employment outcomes and ensure every student is work ready on completion of their training.

We achieve this by connecting with industry professionals, offering tailored learning support, liaising with community groups and collaborating with language, literacy and numeracy professionals.

Further information may be gained from contacting, Richard Lindner, Group CEO on 0419 005 703

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Banking & Financial Services, Government Relations, Law & Legal Services
Targeting: Not supplied

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