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Invested in Our Community

BEST Employment prides itself on being fully involved in our communities.

We achieve this through:

  • Community event sponsorship
  • Staff involvement in activities
  • Financial contributions to community initiatives that assist us to achieve our mission

 

Our Initiatives

Work for the Dole

BEST Nursery

BEST Food Garden

Linking Together Centre

BEST Community Connections

BEST Community Shed

 

Gain Skills and Experience

Work for the Dole is a work experience program which places jobseekers in activities where they can build new skills, gain experience and confidence to move from welfare to work while giving back to their community.‚Äč

Work for the Dole activities can be hosted by not-for-profit organisations/charities, or local, state, or Australian Government organisations or agencies. During the Work for the Dole phase, jobseekers undertake work-like activities at a host organisation or as part of a community-based project.

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BEST Nursery

BEST Nursery

A fully-functioning retail and production nursery and garden centre that is located in Inverell, NSW.

The production division propagates native trees, shrubs and grasses, and provides on-site accredited training.

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BEST Food Garden

BEST Food Garden

A community-focused project providing a safe place for people with disability, the elderly, youth and long-term unemployed to learn new skills and participate in meaningful activities.

Vegetables are propagated, harvested and delivered free-of-charge to elderly pensioners throughout the Inverell district. 

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Linking Together Centre

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Assisting the local Inverell Indigenous Community to link up with other services in the area.

The Linking Together Centre runs several programs such as a supported playgroup, a Breakfast Club, a program for suspended students and Homework Centre for school kids.

The centre also provides a case management program for kids at youth, at risk of incarceration, and a Joint Support Program with Juvenile Justice.

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BEST Community Connections

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Is about providing excellent services to people with disabilities with a strong focus on person-centred planning, inclusiveness and independence.
 

We support people to make choices around how they want to live their life, their way, supporting people to have their best life possible.

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BEST Community Shed

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Takes in preloved items in a reasonable condition, such as furniture and clothing, revitalises the items and sells them out of their Otho Street shop front. And we're returning the profits to the Inverell community, to help build a more resilient and sustainable town.
 

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