Now And Not Yet Café is an iconic part of the community in Warrandyte, Victoria. As a social enterprise, the café’s profits go back into local group initiatives, housing and employment opportunities. The Café is unlike most due to the passion and leadership of owner Derek Bradshaw, who embraces a … Read more about “It feels amazing to have a job.” – Emily
FTC computers began hiring last year for a computer guru who was also skilled in accounting and administration. Owner Steve, having no luck with traditional pathways, found the perfect candidate when he was contacted by Business Development Manager Roy from EPIC Assist. Roy had been working with … Read more about FTC Computers hires computer guru
They have carried the culture, language, and traditions of their communities for tens of thousands of years, and today they continue to advocate for their peoples’ rights. That’s why women are in the spotlight this NAIDOC Week (8 – 15 July 2018), a time we celebrate the achievements and culture … Read more about Because of her, we can! NAIDOC Week celebrates the essential contributions of women
ABC’s popular Q&A program last night hosted a disability special, providing people with disability and their advocates a valuable platform to share their experiences. The panel, which included the likes of wheelchair athlete Dylan Alcott, actor and dancer Kiruna Stamell, and former Disability … Read more about Job seekers with disability urged to dream big
Hiring people with disability at Crepe Café Aspley has been a game-changer both personally and professionally for owner Emma. In the three years she has been connected with EPIC, Emma has provided employment opportunities for six people with disability. She has had her ideas of disability … Read more about “People with a disability can do a lot more than what society labels them with,” Emma.
The success of Petite Waffles was revolutionised when they began hiring people with disability, says manager Eli Magnus. Petite Waffles began working with EPIC six years ago, first bringing Peter aboard before hiring an additional three people with disability. Eli is passionate about the change … Read more about “Peter is Petite Waffles, he brings such an amazing atmosphere to this company.” – Eli Magnus
Every day at EPIC we support incredible job seekers who are working hard to make their dreams a reality. We met Lincoln in July 2017, when he required assistance commencing the Skills for Education and Employment program through TAFE. We helped Lincoln start the program, and in the meantime … Read more about “I love earning money… I even bought my mum a necklace and shouted her out to lunch.” – Lincoln
What do you want from life? What do you want to achieve? Goal setting helps us to become more aware and purposeful in making the decisions that create our reality. Without clear goals and a plan to achieve them, our dreams and wishes remain just that- dreams and wishes. When you set goals, you … Read more about Developing a personal action plan