Jessica shines at NSW Regional Training Awards

Jessica shines at NSW Regional Training Awards

  • Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

L – R: Sashi Chander – Workplace Delivery Trainer and Assessor, MEGT Institute; Jessica Donkin; Marco Millalonco – Industry Employment Consultant, MEGT. 

Jessica Donkin’s hard work and community spirit saw her recently nominated as a finalist for Trainee of the Year at the Central and Northern Sydney Regional Training Awards held on 1 July.

Jessica is currently employed as a trainee by MEGT and placed with Host Employer Warringah Council, where she has been given the opportunity to extend her traineeship. She has completed a Certificate III in Business through MEGT Institute where she is now completing a Certificate IV in Business.

Having a strong sense of community is what Jessica says inspired her to undertake her traineeship with Host Employer Warringah Council.

“I knew that Council has many different business units, and I chose the one that would make me more connected to the area in which I live,” she says of her decision to work for Warringah Council’s Community Services Group.

Speaking about the opportunities and challenges that come with working in a community focused area, Jessica says she is appreciative of all she learned during her time as a trainee. She says the most important aspect of her role is “having excellent communication skills to cater to the diverse range of people that have different needs.”

Jessica has previously won MEGT Outstanding Trainee Award and several Warringah Council recognition awards, including a Warringah JOI Champion award for implementing ten continuous improvement ideas. Jessica plans to develop her career in the local government sector and hopes to complete a degree in the future.

We are very proud of Jessica for her achievements so far and for becoming a finalist at this year’s Central and Northern Sydney Regional Training Awards. Well done Jessica!