Townsville Cyclones Wheelchair team gains new sponsor
We’re delighted to announce that we are now sponsors of the Townsville Wheelchair Basketball Team. Our employment consultant, Natalie Curtis, is a team member and we are glad we can support her and the team.
Toukley Office opens
We’ve officially opened our first shopfront in Toukley. Our employment consultants have created a comfortable environment for our job seekers with disability. Come along and say hello!
Cafe SIX258 and Joblife Partner in support of disability employment
A new Manjimup café and pizza parlour has employed a number of people with varying disabilities in partnership with Joblife Employment. With six participants from Joblife working in the kitchen and on front of house the opportunity has been life changing.
Joblife and Life Without Barriers team up to meet need in disability support
Joblife and Life Without Barriers have joined forces to address the shortfall in disability support workers on the Central Coast.
Julie, Life Without Barriers, Joblife & Autism
APRIL 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and April is Autism Awareness Month. Our client, Julie, was living with her foster family in Toowoomba when she was diagnosed with autism at the age of nine. Here is her story:
From client to employee – welcome to Monique
Monique joined Joblife Employment as a client. Now she’s a Joblife employee. Through our Manjimup consultant, Emma, she has blossomed into a valuable member of staff.
Congratulations to Sean Walsh on making the Australian Deaf Cricket Team
One of our job seekers has just been named in the Australian Deaf Cricket Team. Sean Walsh is the only Queenslander in the team and the only off-spinner. He will head to India in November – here is his story.
Top Tips For Exam Preparation from Autistic Not Weird
Chris Bonnello is a former primary school teacher and now a special needs tutor. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome when he was 25 and has gone on to become an author and international speaker and is the genius behind the award winning autisticnotweird.com. He has kindly shared his tips for students about to sit for their final exams. Here is the first in a two part series.
War, famine, refugee – Joseph’s story
Joblife’s Coffs Harbour Employment Consultant, Joseph Majambere, has an extraordinary background. Born in Burundi, a small country located in Central-East Africa, he was just 11 when civil war broke out in 1993. He lost his father in the war, but circumstances were so dire there was little chance to grieve.
We’re making a difference to the lives of young people in Manjimup
Our Manjimup Employment Consultant, Emma Pickering, has been working with Big Picture for the past couple of months. Read what they have to say about the impact she is making.
Brandon overcomes challenges to get back on track
Joblife has helped Brandon, a 17 year old student from Manjimup in WA, to find a horticulture traineeship with a local winery. Shedley Wines has been amazing in their willingness to help Brandon any way they can.