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Partnerships for Positive Social Impact

Partner with Waverley Industries to strengthen your organisation’s business model and brand value.

Waverley social enterprise is committed to forging productive and meaningful partnerships with organisations and individuals that have social objectives or a commitment to delivering positive social impact and improving society in addition to their normal business activities.

A partnership with Waverley will be beneficial to your organisation in many ways. It will help with adding value to your business, help your organisation improve society, stand out and strengthen your brand image.

We know that people with disability are disproportionately impacted by unemployment or underemployment. People with a disability want greater opportunities to fully participate in economic and community life but can sometimes find it hard to get a job and keep it. This is a significant social inequality that exists.

Certified Social Enterprise delivering impact, making a difference and strengthening communities

Waverley through its certified social enterprise services and businesses provides people with disability from the greater Melbourne region, with inclusive and meaningful employment opportunities in a supported work environment. We attract, retain, develop, support and value people with disability. A partnership with Waverley will help Waverley deliver and grow improved employment outcomes for people with a disability and the associated positive social impact.

We find employment brings joy, and promotes health, wellbeing, independence and participation in community life.  Partnering with Waverley will help deliver these employment outcomes and make a difference.

A person with a disability has a right to the same employment opportunities as a person without a disability. Partnering with Waverley will help drive social equity, promote social justice and support the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Waverley social enterprise strengthens its social impact through the provision and growth of opportunities for community volunteering, student training (students with specialist and intensive support needs) and work experience. Partnering with Waverley will support the development and volunteering opportunities we can provide.

Partner with Waverley Industries to strengthen your organisation’s business model and brand value

A partnership with Waverley will be beneficial to your organisation in many ways. It will help with adding value to your business, help your organisation improve society, stand out and strengthen your brand image. It will help your organisation better connect with the community, make a meaningful contribution to your community, strengthen relationships with your stakeholders and contribute to a more inclusive and equal society. A partnership with Waverley will support the implementation of your diversity and inclusion objectives, assist in making your organisation an employer of choice and attract a greater talent pool into your workforce. Employees want to work for an organisation that operates for more than just profit.

With consumers becoming more socially conscious, they are more likely to engage with and make purchasing decisions from organisations that are supporting the delivery of positive social impact/outcomes or are supportive of a good cause in addition to their normal business activities.

Governments and large organisations pursuing social procurement or corporate social responsibility targets will be looking to engage organisations that are able to demonstrate a commitment to social impact in addition to a value offering. A partnership with Waverley can help position your organisation well in a highly competitive environment.

Delivering social outcomes as part of business activity will form a key component of marketing strategies current and in the future. So, partner with Waverley for success!

Ways to partner with Waverley social enterprises
  • Donate
  • Engage/ access our certified social enterprise services/ businesses (services link to pages)
  • Make Waverley the focus of a fundraising project or workplace giving initiative
  • Corporate or community volunteering – Share/ volunteer your or your staff’s skills and/or time (volunteer page)
  • Careers (work at Waverley)
  • Become an ambassador and actively promote Waverley Social Enterprise

 

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