African Cultural Awareness & Recruitment

23Nov10:00 am1:00 pmAfrican Cultural Awareness & Recruitment

Event Details

Participants will gain an understanding of African beliefs, values, work/family values and how to work with African communities. Gain insight into the importance of cultural inclusion throughout the recruitment process along with strategies to develop, retain and support African apprentices/trainees.

Date:Thursday 23 November 2023
Time:10:00am – 1:00pm
Delivery:TBC


Target audience:
Managers, field officers and staff with recruitment responsibilities of African apprentices/trainees.

Learning outcomes:

  • A brief overview of African beliefs, values, work culture/family culture, cultural sensitivities/taboos
  • Gain insight on how to work with African communities
  • Learn how to effectively engage apprentices from African backgrounds
  • Embedding cultural inclusion throughout the recruitment process along with strategies to develop, retain and support apprentices from African backgrounds.

About the facilitator:

Ashoup Atar is the CEO of Kowanj, a not-for-profit community-led organization that was established in response to the emerging social, educational, and employment needs of the African refugees & new and emerging communities in Australia. As an ex-refugee, Ash is committed to supporting migrant/refugees’ communities to prosper and achieve their goals. Members of the CALD communities are often disadvantaged and under-represented in the labour market therefore, Ash’s work focuses on addressing the employment barriers CALD jobseekers face and support employers promote cultural competence in the workplace, allowing jobseekers to transition effectively into their jobs.

Registrations

AEN Members: Free PD Session: Please login to Member’s area to register for this session.

Registrations close: Tuesday 21 November 2023

 

Organizer

Apprenticeship Employment Network

admin@aen.org.au 83 Hobsons Road Kensington VIC 3031

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Time

(Thursday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Apprenticeship Employment Network

83 Hobsons Road, Kensington VIC 3031

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