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Areas of Work

City Play

Nature Play

Jabiru offers three Nature Play adventures during school holidays. These adventures include the options to participate in 3 days of Bush Skills, Exploring Nature or Beach Fun. Children can play in structured and unstructured outdoor play activities so it becomes a normal part of every child’s life, so that they can develop into resilient, healthy and creative members of the community.

Pop up Play Bus

The Pop up Play Bus is a mobile play bus for 0 – 8 year olds. We offer a menu of fun activities focusing with in Jabiru’s own Communities for Kids Framework. The Play bus visits community events, primary schools, OHSC sites.

Employment and Training Work

Get Set For Work is a short program designed to help young people aged between 15-19 take the first steps in finding the career that’s right for them, whatever it may be. Get Set for Work job pathway and training program delivers essential job search workshops and imparts young people with job search skills and tools that can be utilise when looking for work.

Support for Children and Families

We work to create safe spaces and engage with children, their families and school staff. Our work with school communities includes: individual support work, group work, support for in-class learning programs and liaison with community groups and organisations.

Support for Young People

We provide a range of short, medium and long term individual support services for young people (aged 12-18 years) and their families.

We also focus on work in high schools providing a range of individual and group activities and support group for young people in their secondary phase of schooling through individual support and facilitated group work. We aim to enhance engagement in their schooling experience.

Our aim is to ensure that young people with multiple and complex needs receive effective, coordinated and holistic responses through integrated case management.

Support young people to learn independent living skills, how to budget and how to maintain their tenancy in order.

Community Building

Advice, information, referral and support for households with children 0-8 in Taigum, Zillmere and surrounding suburbs. We focus on the transition of children to primary school and connection of families to school communities and playgroups. Also workshops for promoting children’s increased connection to community and increasing children’s confidence and resilience.

Responsive group workshops and information service responding to children, young people and families. Information and narrative support service and advice for households to improve safety and support in our communities for young people and children.

Want to learn more about our communities team? Contact us. Our friendly team are happy to help.