Life Skills

  • Program to support people seeking employment

    Over 10 sessions you will explore:

    • Career options to build on your existing skills and fit with your career goals
    • How to write cover letters and winning resumes
    • How to discuss employment gaps or why you are seeking a job
    • Understand how recruitment companies work
    • Interview skills and practice sessions, tricky questions and how to answer them
    • Preparing for interviews, including video and phone interviews
    • Where to find employment opportunities and
      understanding the hidden job market

    When: Twice a week over 5 weeks 1pm - 3pm, (3pm - 4pm optional revision session)

    Week 1 Mon 3rd & Thurs 6th May 2021
    Week 2 Mon 10th & Thurs 13th May 2021
    Week 3 Mon 17th & Thurs 20th May 2021
    Week 4 Mon 24th & Thurs 27th May 2021
    Week 5 Mon 31st & Thurs 3rd May/June 2021

    Cost : $50 or $10 concession (for the 5 weeks)
    Bookings essential due to limited places

    Click here to download flyer.  Click here to lodge an expression of interest.

  • Do you need help to register and navigate your way with My Gov By using MyGov you can jump the Centrelink service centre queues, make life easier at tax time and link other Government agencies such as Medicare, My Health Record, NDIS, Dept of Veteran’s Affairs.

    Our Tax Help volunteer, Garry, is available to help and answer your questions. Book your FREE session and receive help either by phone, video calls or in-person (physical distancing and hygiene measures in place).

    For more information contact 9434 6717.

  • We are working in partnership with VALID to create opportunities for self-advocacy for people with disabilities in our community. The group meets fortnightly.

    See our video for more information.

    Contact us on 03 9434 6717 for more information about our meeting times and activities.

    See also our Workshop on Political literacy for people with disability.

  • Learn how to identify common weeds and plants, propagation and growing from seed, safety and tools, improving soil quality, setting up and maintaining a compost bin and worm farm.

    For more information contact 9434 6717.

  • This disability inclusive program will provide skills development and support to identify your life goals. Put practical steps in place to overcome barriers and achieve your aspirations. Support workers welcome.

    For more information contact 9434 6717.

  • Learn how to prepare and present yourself for an interview, manage interview nerves and build rapport with your interviewer. How to answer tricky questions. Technical skills for phone and video interviews.

    For more information contact 9434 6717.