A young web designer on the autism spectrum is expanding his skillset, thanks to regular work experience with leading Canterbury digital agency Chromatix. Shen has been a member of the Chromatix team for around two years, and director Irwin says it’s been a joy to watch him progress. “Shen started … Read more about “It’s been great, a win/win.”- Irwin.
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
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
“Having this job is important as it’s building my self-esteem, and I now have my own money.” – Alyssa
Alyssa has found a great career start amidst fishy friends, having just commenced at Barefoot Fish in Loganholme’s Hyperdome Shopping Centre. Barefoot Fish is Australia’s only fish spa, where customers put their feet in tanks of water and small fish nibble away dry and dead skin. Our Business … Read more about “Having this job is important as it’s building my self-esteem, and I now have my own money.” – Alyssa
Life rarely follows the path we think it will, and when things go off course, being surrounded by the right people can make all the difference. EPIC’s Launceston team recently celebrated a great win when our job seeker Geoffrey landed a great job at gas products supplier Supagas. Geoffrey’s new … Read more about “I feel over the moon to be working again.” – Geoffrey