A six-week internship with the remuneration service department at Mercy Health is paying off for jobseeker Michael, turning into a paid position after he impressed his managers with his performance. Michael explains that his job entails working on the computer, and looking after a range of … Read more about “It’s been such a positive experience for us” – Alicia
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.
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
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
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.
If someone told Blake he’d go from unemployed to award-winning employee within 12 months, he wouldn’t have believed them. But that’s exactly where he’s found himself, having recently received an award for excellent customer service at Bunnings. “I never thought I’d get a job like this, and now … Read more about “Keep trying and never give up.” – Blake
Donny has come a long way since teaming up with EPIC’s Upper Mount Gravatt team over 90 weeks ago. After being out of work for a couple of years, Donny was ready to find support and get back in the workforce. “I have depression, anxiety, sleep apnoea and Graves’ disease. I was out of work 2013 … Read more about “I have a long road to journey due to my illnesses, but I know I am not alone.” – Donny.