We're pleased to announce Business Victoria has featured us on the Faces of Small Business section of their website.
"Julie McKay founded Enable Social Enterprises to provide disadvantaged jobseekers with on the job experience through supportive work and learning programs. The not-for-profit’s aim is to break unemployment cycles for disadvantaged job seekers.
Julie has more than 30 years management and executive experience in multiple industries, not-for-profit, and government sectors. She’s also spent time at high profile charities Scope and Mission Australia.
“Unemployment in some of Melbourne’s northern suburbs is disproportionately high and reflects the fact that unemployment participation rates are over 50% for people with disability across Australia” she said.
Seeing a gap for a new model of social enterprise focused on delivering a supportive employment experience in real industry settings, Julie got to work creating Enable Social Enterprises in 2013."
Read the full article here.