2024 sees two new team members at the Nepean Community College dedicated to Community Outreach

WE are pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members who have joined our team to help further our community outreach programs. Our goal is to make a positive impact on the community and create multiple doorways into adult education and learning.

College Principal, Eric Wright said “Our college has always been committed to providing access to education to the whole community, and we believe that improving access is a key component of that vision. We are confident that these new staff members will help us achieve our goals and make a real change in the lives of people.” 

Rhianna, Aboriginal Community Outreach Worker

Rhianna is a proud Gomeroi and Wiradjuri woman from Moree and Narrandera, currently residing on Darug Country. Her passion for her community is reflected in her work, having recently worked as Project Officer and receptionist for the
Tranby Aboriginal Co-operative Limited.

With a Diploma in Community Services, Rhianna has gained valuable experience in various roles across the sector, such as an Aboriginal Administration Education Officer with the National Education Standards Authority and Reception/Clerical duties with the Aboriginal Legal Service.

Rhianna looks forward to utilising her skills and experience to deliver excellent services that helps the community feel valued. “I love to help others and create a change,” says Rhianna. “I am very passionate about empowering people and making a difference in their lives.”

Louise, Community Literacy Outreach Worker

Bachelor of Adult Education (Honours) graduate, with a specialization in Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Communication, Louise brings over 20 years of experience in the field. Her expertise extends to holding and delivering the Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE).

As well, she holds the Cert. IV and Diploma in Community Services, Cert. IV in TESOL and is an Internationally Certified Results Coach.

Louise has also worked in Community (mental health) including in the development of Recovery Colleges and delivered training in private RTOs and government. 

“I am passionate about lifelong learning. I love community colleges and I believe they are the doorways to future pathways for everyone. In fact, my teaching career in Business Communication began at my local community college!” she said.