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WORK FOR THE DOLE
BUS CONVERSION NGULLA
This project has been designed to refit and refurbish an old unusable bus into functioning accommodation, similar to that of a caravan. It will involve work being done from chassis through to rebuilding the body and interior to meet all required specifications required by the Dept of Transport. The bus will be totally reconstructed from either new or recycled materials and renovated to industry standards.
CAMPSITE DEVELOPMENT NGULLA
Project Participants will work in a real work environment initially commencing with the planning, layout and preparation for the site works related to furthering the development of the Ngulla Campsite area. Ngulla is indigenous land and BTG are progressively developing the area for use by disadvantaged, vulnerable groups and the general community.
TRAINING ROOM UPGRADE NGULLA
Upgrade an existing shed into a water tight, functional training room, with a small kitchen area attached.
Participants will work in a real work life environment initially commencing with the planning, layout and preparation for the construction works. The activity will compromise of three main components being exterior roofing, interior ceiling and interior walls.
KITCHEN AND ABLUTION BLOCKS NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment initially commencing with the planning, layout and preparation for the site concreting works. The activity will compromise of the total construction of the building’s interior e.g. walls (including insulation), gyprock ceilings, building & installation of cabinets, repairs to windows and internal painting.
ABORIGINAL ARTS & CRAFTS NGULLA
Participants will work in a real outdoor factory environment, initially commencing with the planning, preparation and collecting of material necessary for use in making traditional artefacts and aboriginal art painting material utilised in the production of traditional aboriginal craft.
BAGS FOR PEEL CONNECT MANDURAH
This activity will allow participants to work in a real life factory production environment. Take instruction and work as part of a team. Time management, learning new skills in planning, preparation and sewing techniques will enhance participant’s opportunities of gaining successful employment in industries such as launderettes, sewing shops, craft shops etc. These bags once completed will be distributed to homeless and other community groups within the Mandurah/PEEL region with a need for community support.
TENTS & OUTDOOR WOODEN FURNITURE NGULLA
To provide additional glamping tents/modules that will enhance the existing three glamping tents on site to eventually provide the option of offering overnight accommodation to local community groups. Construction will include three structures that will provide shelter from the strong weather elements we endure here in WA including the hot summers, rain and cold in winter.
PARKS & GARDENS NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment initially commencing with site grounds maintenance, this will encompass the maintenance or establishment of regulated state govt. fire breaks. Fencing will be erected and landscaping will commence to compliment the construction.
Participants will work in a real work life environment with a purpose to resurrect the area first described as a permaculture garden, the area is in need of remediation as it is heavily weed infested and contains a lot of rubble. The work will comprise of site survey, make area safe and carry out risk assessments, removal of pond area old fencing and rubble. Weed mitigation so as to make the area accessible for construction activities before rebuilding the walls, restructuring the seating area and installing seats. Construction of a movable stage as well as installation of water and power points, installation of a drop down screen and installation of shade sale and wind breaks.
KWINANA ROCKINGHAM MAGAZINE KWINANA
Participants will work in a real work life office environment using up to date technology, whilst greatly enhancing computer skills, research skills, design and layout. Marketing and communication will also play a large role in participation. Distribution of the magazine to the community youth will be conducted once printed. Two hours per week will be available to those participants who wish to participant to assist with job searching and a reverse marketer will target specified employers on behalf of the participant
HEALTHY CHILDRENS COOK BOOK MANDURAH
This Children’s Health eating Cook Book will allow younger persons to enjoy. Study has proved that learning difficulties, behavioural problems and minor chronic illness in children and adults can all be the result of intolerance to food chemicals. In addition the Children’s Healthy Eating Cook Book will including vegetarian cooking and gluten-free foods.
BEANIES BAGS AND BLANKETS MANDURAH
Participants will work in a real work life production factory environment, learning skills required to make blankets, both via material and sewing machine method and craft method of knitting and crochet. These packages once completed are well received by the community particularly as there are ongoing requests for these items from the increasingly high level of homelessness personal in the peel region.
BLUE GARDEN CONSTRUCTION NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment. The project aims to improve the local community through greater understanding of each other and the environment, and to provide an important opportunity to explore the relationship between personal well-being and the environment. The participants will be involved in establishing a relaxation-time out garden area.
ENVIRONMENT SUPPORT TEAM NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment. The community garden aims to improve the local community through greater understanding of each other and the environment, and to provide an important opportunity to explore the relationship between personal well-being and the environment.
ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment initially commencing with installation of signage following on with the installation of outdoor adventure equipment. Amenities hardscape will be planned and built along with shade shelters.
ENTRANCE AND CARPARK NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment. Project works will center on planning, surveying and then construction of an additional car park area. Further works will be conducted on planning, preparing and finally establishing an inviting entrance onto the site.
GLAMPING TENTS NGULLA
Participants will work in a real work life environment. Participants will benefit from learning various and a vast array of skills all whilst gaining satisfaction from seeing results of their efforts. Project works will center design and drafting: Basic site layout, internal tent layouts, finishes, planning, ground preparation, and construction to compliment the natural environment.
The Interior Refurbishment Work for the Dole activity will have huge benefits for it participants. The participants will have training on the use of the tools, structural stonework, timber framing, roof cladding, fitting external doors and windows plus much more.