What is Dubbo Opportunity Hub (DHUB)
Dubbo Opportunity Hub (DHUB) is a program of support that works closely with the schools in Dubbo and Wellington to build the confidence and knowledge of Aboriginal students to achieve their desired career pathway.
We partner with local Elders and community leaders, local employers and various community agencies to help students progress their chosen career pathway.
Our approach is collaborative, inclusive, respectful, focused, culturally aware and flexible.
What can DHUB help with?
Member schools have access to the DHUB School Career Mentors and in-school sessions tailored to the needs of the Aboriginal student group.
The DHUB team can provide practical, appropriate and positive support to each individual’s chosen path to success by:
- connecting you to a mentor and supporting you every step of the way
- finding local opportunities that align with your career aspirations
- coordinating local employment, scholarships, internships and volunteer work
- helping you create a Career plan that will get you where you want to go
- offering in-school training and career workshop sessions
How DHUB works
Once a school has become a DHUB Member, we meet with a core group of staff and school leadership to scope out a program of support and in-school session delivery.
Developed for the NSW Department of Education through the NSW Government’s OCHRE initiative (OCHRE: Opportunity, Choice, Healing, Responsibility, Empowerment), our DHUB team provides in-school sessions and out of school activity that builds a strong sense of cultural identity and increases participation and performance in education.
School leaders who wish to discuss DHUB membership can get in touch with our team via phone, email or the form below.
Who can access DHUB?
The Opportunity Hub is for Aboriginal students from years 5 -12 from Dubbo and Wellington member schools
”Aboriginal students and youth are at the core of what we do. Their aspirations and needs will drive the work of DHUB. Bamara will work collaboratively and with focused effort to ensure they achieve a successful transition to a meaningful career and post schooling outcome, and we invite you to be a crucial part of that journey.”
OAM Director and Owner Bamara
We also partner with schools to add value to relevant existing programs or initiatives. In-school sessions focus on aspiration building, career pathway planning and setting up young people for successful and fulfilling employment.
The DHUB difference
DHUB is a whole community approach. We create links between schools, employers, training providers, support services and Aboriginal communities and work in partnership to find and create opportunities.
Our focus is on:
Coordination and linking current services
DHUB is not about creating a whole new program, it’s about coordinating and linking current services to provide opportunities to gain economic independence through education and employment.
we add value to current programs and services, working with school leaders to identify and fill gaps.
Career pathway planning
DHUB provides in-school sessions that focus on aspiration building, career pathway planning and setting up for employment success.
we work to match opportunities to individual students’ aspirations and make beneficial and positive connections.
We work to build respectful and strong connections with parents and caregivers. Our foundation partners come from education, community and industry backgrounds to ensure our work aligns with the local community.
Where is DHUB?
DHUB is based at our Dubbo office at 155 Brisbane Street, Dubbo.
1/155 Brisbane Street
Dubbo NSW 2830
Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Office Contact Number
1300 613 209