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Calendar of events — March

Gippsland Jobs Fair

The Gippsland Jobs Fair will bring together job seekers, employers, employment providers and industry bodies.

This will provide you with an opportunity to talk face to face with exhibitors to learn about real employment opportunities and career options across the Latrobe Valley and the Greater Gippsland region.

Throughout the day there will be information sessions on how best to find employment opportunities in the local job market. 

Date: 24 March 2017, 2.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Location: Kernot Hall, Princes Drive, Morwell

https://www.employment.gov.au/news/jobs-fair-be-held-gippsland-march

Information and registration night

If you or your family are affected by the closure of Hazelwood, come along to this session to get information on:

  • finding a job;
  • accessing training;
  • starting a business;
  • health and wellbeing; and
  • getting your finances in order.

*NEW NIGHT SESSION ADDED*

Tuesday 28 March
7:30PM – 9:00PM
Location: Electrical Trade Union Building,
42 Buckley Street, Morwell 3840
https://lva-wheretonext-nightsession.eventbrite.com.au

NEIS (New Enterprise Incentive Scheme) information sessions 

Mission Providence is running information sessions to explain how NEIS can benefit your job seekers, and new small business owners.
Come along to get advice on:

  • Free training in small business management;
  • business advice and mentoring for the first 12 months of your business; and
  • help with developing their business plan.

MORWELL

Date: Thursday 23 March
Time: 3:00PM
Location: 66 George Street, Morwell

WARRAGUL

Date: 
Time: 11:00AM
Location: 34 Williams Street, Warragul

Six steps to success for your small business

Have you recently started a business or are you planning to start one? The Six Steps to Success for your Small Business series is designed to provide you with the tools to build the foundations of a successful business. The workshop series will be delivered each Tuesday night over a 6 week period. With a maximum of 20 participants the series provides an opportunity to develop your network and give your business the best opportunity starting out.

Date: Multiple dates through March and April

Cost: $30 for the entire 6 workshop series, or $10 per individual workshop
Location: Latrobe City Council Headquarters, 141 Commercial Road, Morwell

For all the details:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/six-steps-to-success-for-your-small-business-tickets-30540081205?aff=ehomecard

LVA info kiosks

Staff from the Latrobe Valley Authority will be available in local shopping centres and libraries providing information on support for affected workers, businesses and the community.

LVA staff will be able to answer your questions about:

  • what support is available to affected workers and their families;
  • funding available to help Latrobe Valley businesses transition, grow and create jobs; and
  • grants for community projects that help make our towns a great place to live, work and visit.

Kiosk locations and dates:

Friday 17 March                                Rosedale Library

Thursday 6 April                              Mid Valley Shopping Centre

Friday 7 April                                    Mid Valley Shopping Centre

Wednesday 12 April                        Mid Valley Shopping Centre

Thursday 13th April                         Mid Valley Shopping Centre

Community events

Traralgon Neighbourhood house

Traralgon Neighbourhood house has pre-accredited training courses in literacy and computers, as well as a wide variety of general interest courses and activities. Their weekly timetable with over 70 courses and activities a week.

You can view their timetable here

Last updated: March 21, 2017

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