Georgia-Rose has set her sights on a future in disability services, after her job at EPIC Maryborough sparked a newfound passion. Georgia-Rose has been completing the work experience component of her Certificate II in Business in EPIC Maryborough’s reception area. “I answer the phones, cover … Read more about “Helping people with disability is something I feel strongly about” – Georgia-Rose.
How important is exercise? Paired with good nutrition, we know physical activity is a key factor in maintaining mental wellbeing. But what is it about exercise that directly benefits our mental health? When we exercise, blood flow and nerve connections increase to our brain, and our brain … Read more about The benefits of exercise on mental health
Rebecca’s journey to meaningful employment has been plagued with dark thoughts and moments of desperation. But only through hitting rock bottom was she able to accept the help she knew she needed. “I was sitting in a truck stop one day, and I was looking at the trees and working out which one … Read more about “I have been where I did not see any light, but there is always a light.” – Rebecca
What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is one of those buzz words that we hear a lot these days. But what does it actually mean? Essentially it’s all about being present and in the moment. It’s about consciously shifting our attention to the present, and knowing directly what is going on inside and … Read more about Mindfulness boosts mental wellbeing
There’s nothing as sweet as landing a great new job, especially when it involves coating raspberries in chocolate every day. Devonport local Matt started his career at the Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Café outside Devonport earlier this year. “I love everything about my job! My colleagues are … Read more about Great staff make café all the sweeter
Artists with disability have the power to move people, to speak truths, and to break down barriers in their community. Creating art is a responsibility that artist and advocate Zoe Hankins takes very seriously. “Unlike simple text or speech, a painting or a piece of music can reach deep into our … Read more about Art: the power to break down barriers
Since Adam began his role with Devonport Chaplaincy four years ago, his passion for the community services sector has continued to grow. Adam has found great personal and professional fulfilment through helping the community. “I mentor a student in the local high school, deliver food to schools, … Read more about “This job gives me a purpose in life” – Adam
At EPIC, we’re not only focused on finding jobs for people with disability; we’re committed to ensuring our job seekers feel confident and prepared when entering the workforce. Luke has been working on his work-readiness with EPIC for a little over 12 months, and his Employment Consultant Liz … Read more about “Before I felt very anxious talking to people, but now I look forward to it” – Luke.