Karen is happily employed in a job she feels passionate about, thanks to the support of EPIC’s powerhouse Cairns team. “The Cairns team are awesome, and certainly live up to the name ‘EPIC’,” says Karen. “After trying to fit in to the mainstream job providers with a ‘not your everyday’ type of … Read more about “I’m now in an environment where I feel I can thrive” – Karen
There are some people you meet that just have a zest for life; people whose passion and enthusiasm shines through and creates a ripple effect in the community around them. Bree is one such person, and she’s been putting smiles on faces at EPIC’s Caloundra office since she connected with us in … Read more about Bubbly Bree spreads joy around Caloundra
Job seekers Sam and Danielle are successfully powering towards a huge milestone as they prepare to celebrate six months working with DDH Graham as office administrators. “In the months they've been here since August, we've had nothing but positive compliments,” says DDH Graham Chairman, … Read more about Six months’ success and counting for job seekers Sam and Danielle
This week (26 – 30 November), employers all over the country are opening their doors to job seekers with disability for a single day as part of AccessAbility Day. For Windsor coffee shop, The Low Road, the decision to offer the one day experience to local barista, Arra was a simple one. The … Read more about Low Road café provides high road to employment for job seeker with disability
Nine people on the autism spectrum have secured IT jobs with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in Brisbane through a new initiative called the Federal Talent Hub program. Developed by Specialisterne Australia and supported by EPIC Assist, the program is designed to increase diversity and … Read more about Taxing interview process pays off for job seekers
A six-week internship with the remuneration service department at Mercy Health is paying off for job seeker 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