Eurobodalla Shire Council - Employment Revolution

Eurobodalla Shire Council - Employment Revolution

Next up in our awards show case is Eurobodalla Shire Council | Eurobodalla Employment Revolution 
Eurobodalla’s Employment Revolution is a community partnership delivering innovative education and employment initiatives aimed at increasing the capacity to meet future jobs growth in the health sector, alongside a youth employment strategy. Through strong collaborative partnerships with community, business and industry groups, government, education and other employment stakeholders, the project connected existing workforce stakeholders to provide entry points and career pathways for job seekers and build stronger, more effective local opportunities for those looking for work.
The projects implemented have resulted in 60 jobs for young people and increased workforce participation by assisting 110 job seekers into employment in the health and social assistance sector.

28 October 2020 
10:30AM - 11:15AM

PRESENTERS: Rhonnie South & Amy Kovacs | Eurobodalla Shire Council 

Rhonnie South - Project Coordinator, Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Employment Projects.
Rhonnie comes from a community development and social participation background with 30 years of work practice across education and welfare sectors. Her career and professional development have been focused on developing the capacity and capability of community and individuals through education, employment and participation programs. To support her in her roles she has completed vocational qualifications in project management, business management, training and assessment, counselling and bachelor of social science - sociology. Her work history includes senior management, project coordination, community asset development and board appointed roles including TAFE NSW Advisory Committee (2 terms), community representative on several of Councils community development and strategic planning committees, and twelve years as CEO of the Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre, a Registered Training Organisation and Community College servicing communities from Ulladulla to Eden. 

Amy Kovacs - Project Officer, Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Employment Projects.
Amy’s professional history has spanned across a variety of work environments and industries. Her experiences in the local school systems, universities, training organisations, small businesses and local government has allowed her to make connections with local business and service providers. She has both experienced assistance from local service providers and delivered programs as a provider herself.  Working in community development roles for over eight years, Amy has primarily worked with young people, women and those who are unemployed through mentoring, education and employment programs. Amy’s local knowledge is reinforced by her qualifications in community and culture, Indigenous studies, secondary education, counselling and community services. Her work history includes retail, hospitality, university mentoring, corporate reporting, web editing, community consultation, strategic report writing and project work. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and has volunteered for the Women in Business group, Channel E Youth Project and Primary Ethics.



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28/10/2020 10:30 AM - 28/10/2020 11:15 AM

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