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May, 2016
City of Greater Geelong warmly welcomes Northern Futures trainees


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May 2016


City of Greater Geelong warmly welcomes Northern Futures trainees

The City of Greater Geelong (COGG) rolled out the welcome mat for the latest intake of workforce
participants from Northern Futures at an afternoon tea in May. The five young men and women are
employed across a range of COGG departments in full or part time traineeships or six-week work
experience placements.

Two trainees will work in People & Organisation: Nikita Cornwell (Learning & Culture) and Tyler Mitchell
(HR Assist); Daniela Coric in the Strategy & Program Delivery Unit and Jay Minett and Amy Dickenson
will spend six weeks as interns in Media & Communications and Customer Service.
The program at COGG gives jobseekers from the northern suburbs a fantastic opportunity to gain
experience working with one of Geelong’s largest employers.
COGG Chief Executive Officer Kelvin Spiller told staff: “This is a great way of supporting young people
in our community and I encourage you to think about opportunities for trainees and interns in your own

Northern Futures appreciates the ongoing support it receives for its programs from COGG.

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