NORTHERN FUTURES INC
community-based not for profit organization whose key role is to develop and progress State and Federal programs to advance education, training and workforce development in the northern region
Northern Futures is a community based not for profit organisation which has been operating for over 12 years. Originally based in the Northern Adelaide region, we have recently expanded to provide services to other parts of the Adelaide metropolitan area.
We have Career Workforce Development Centres at Elizabeth and Salisbury with outreach locations at Tea Tree Gully, Woodville and Warradale.
Through collaborative activity Northern Futures has established a well-respected brand through strong leadership and a willingness to know and respond to the needs of the broader community, including industry and business.
Our staff and Board members bring diversity of interests, extensive experience and include representation from across business and government.
The Career and Workforce Development Centre was established to assist people living in Northern Adelaide to identify and enhance skills, strengths and experiences to develop a SMART Career Plan to achieve their employment and career goals.
The Disability Workforce Hub will help South Australia’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The Disability Workforce Hub initiative brings together employer needs plus current and future employee needs to ensure all South Australians, of all ages, have the opportunity to develop their work skills and find employment in the disability sector.
a. Work with people from the northern region, particularly those from disadvantaged background to advance education, training and employment
b. To provide a central point of information, advice, referral, support and services to enhance workforce and skill development in the Northern Adelaide Region about:
c. Establish and facilitate collaborative partnerships between the education, industry, business, employment, training and community sectors for the benefit of the people who live, study and work in the Northern Adelaide Region.
d. Provide strategic leadership in the development and implementation of vocational and enterprise education, skills formation, employment and social inclusion in the Northern Adelaide Region.