Some people are lucky enough to discover their passion from an early age and know exactly what they want to do when they grow up. For William Seymour (Will) he always knew that he wanted to work outdoors with animals. “I am more of an outdoor person. I’m really into fishing and hunting. I have … Read more about Will snaps up childhood dream job at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
Everyone can use more kindness in their lives. That’s the purpose of Feel Good February – to uplift communities and encourage everyone to take on a random act of kindness during February (and beyond!). The last year has been tough for businesses all around the globe. But out of all that … Read more about How to create kinder, more inclusive communities and workplaces this Feel Good February
Finding supportive employers who create employment opportunities for people with disability is one of the core missions of EPIC Assist (EPIC). Traineeships and work experience are important pathways on the journey to paid employment. When EPIC approached Greg Harding at Craignish Country Club … Read more about Country Club just the tee for Tyler & Jack
Like many Year 12 students Josh spent 2020 thinking about what his future would look like and what career path he would take. This led to Josh registering with EPIC Assist (EPIC) Cairns in June 2020. After discussing Josh’s interests, skills and goals his Employment Consultant, Narelle, suggested … Read more about Dusting off history is serving Josh well
Nothing is more important to Peter Skuthorpe than community. The Community Justice Group Coordinator for Kahwun-Wooga Aboriginal Corporation in Maryborough explains: “Community to me means family, family means love, and love is the healer of all.” Kahwun-Wooga is an Aboriginal and Torres-Strait … Read more about EPIC and Kahwun-Wooga create employment opportunities for Maryborough community
What is the future of disability employment? If the last 30 years are any indication, it will be remarkably different from what it is today. In 1990 – when Bob Hawke was prime minister, and Hey Hey It’s Saturday was still on the air – disability and mental health were largely misunderstood, … Read more about What do the next 30 years look like?
Disability does not define where a person can work. People with disability can be amazing doctors, paramedics, chefs, lawyers, tradespeople, artists, writers, sportspeople, and teachers. The biggest barrier people with disability face is the way our society disables them. For the 1 in 5 … Read more about International Day of People with Disability: people with disability can work anywhere
Alex’s smile and positive aura made him the perfect face to represent EPIC Assist (EPIC) in a new marketing campaign. His journey has shown how a strong work ethic and supportive workplace leads to meaningful, long-lasting employment. Alex came to EPIC over 4 years ago and landed his first role … Read more about Caboolture participant Alex becomes a face of EPIC!