Welcome to NORTEC
'Creating Opportunities. Inspiring Futures'.
NORTEC has over 30 years experience in providing recruitment and training services for jobseekers and businesses in the Northern NSW region. As a not-for profit organisation, we aim to create opportunities and inspire better futures for our unique regional communities by listening to understand and seeking real solutions. We provide integrated services that connect people, business and communities.
NORTEC deliver a comprehensive range of recruitment and training services for business and jobseekers, including the Australian Government funded Job Services Australia and Disability Employment Services programs (both no-fee recruitment services); as well as commercial recruitment for temporary, permanent and contract staffing - we are an approved contractor for Local Government Procurement in our region. A Registered Training Organisation, NORTEC can assist jobseekers with accredited and non-accredited training programs and assist businesses with traineeship delivery for their staff.
Investing in social enterprise initiatives, NORTEC deliver a range of complementary programs and engagement in activities that make a positive socio-economic difference in our region. These activities include youth services program delivery and small business mentoring and incubation support for our region - plus many other community investment initiatives.
Our offices are located in Nambucca, Dorrigo, Bellingen, Coffs Harbour, Woolgoolga, Grafton, Yamba, Casino, Kyogle, Lismore, Ballina, Byron Bay, Brunswick Heads, Pottsville, Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads, with four offices also located on the QLD Gold Coast - Coomera, Southport, Nerang and Palm Beach.
Investing in Community
You can read more about our community investment by clicking here.
NORTEC Community Grants Initiative 2014
3 x $10,000 grants available! See below for further details.
NORTEC Community Grants - 3 x $10,000 Grants Available!
Is your community based project or organisation looking for funding? NORTEC have just launched our 2014 Community Grants Initiative, making available 3 x $10,000 grants.
We're a not for profit, community-based organisation and we want to support other organisations and initiatives that encourage socio-economic improvement in our region. This year the panel will provide three grants, with an equal amount of $10,000 each, to a project that benefits:
- Persons with a Disability
- Indigenous community members
- General - that is, funding application to include examples of any of these three target groups:- youth, mature age, Literacy or Language skills
Priority will be given to projects or activities that;
- Encourage or promote employment opportunities; or
- Encourage or promote skills development opportunities; or
- Provide pathways into employment or career development; and
- Benefits community members who are disadvantaged
Organisations applying must have their project, program or activity operating within any of the below Council Shires:
- Bellingen, NSW
- Nambucca, NSW
- Coffs, NSW
- Clarence Valley, NSW
- Byron, NSW
- Ballina, NSW
- Lismore, NSW
- Richmond Valley, NSW
- Tweed Valley, NSW
- Gold Coast, QLD