Jessica joined EPIC Assist (EPIC) to access extra support while she was looking for meaningful employment. Thanks to the dedication of her Business Development Manager Trudy, Jessica has recently accepted a position at Woolworths in Cairns as a Check-out Assistant. Initially, Jessica couldn’t … Read more about Jessica stands out from the pack to gain meaningful employment
Since first coming to EPIC Assist (EPIC) through a school-based traineeship over three years ago, Ebony has become a highly valued member of the team at EPIC Strathpine in North Brisbane, proving her visual impairment is nothing but a barrier that can be broken down. “I have Septo Optic Nerve … Read more about Vision impairment no barrier for Ebony
Over two million women and girls live with a disability in Australia. These women are diverse, unique individuals that are exceptionally different from one and another—and they’re also largely underrepresented and oppressed by discriminatory mindsets. The 8th of March marks International Women’s … Read more about Enable equality this International Women’s Day
After Sean acquired a severe brain injury, it was incredibly important to him that he re-entered the workforce. The father of two was not just looking for financial stability, but a meaningful position that he could be excited about. “Work is the foundation for the rest of your life. It gives you … Read more about “Meaningful employment is the foundation of life” – Sean
Administrator Support Worker, Edward was incredibly proud and excited when he learnt that his temporary contract with the Queensland Government: Department of Environment Science had been extended. With the help of the EPIC Assist’s (EPIC) Cairns Service Centre, Edward first landed the temporary … Read more about Edward discovers drive and passion through meaningful employment
These job seekers are proving that having Asperger’s syndrome makes them valuable employees. The 18th February marks International Asperger’s Day – a day to highlight the achievements of people with Asperger’s syndrome and the enormous impact they have on society. As a disability employment … Read more about Asperger’s syndrome no barrier to employment
It’s hard enough when your child has a genetic condition, let alone when you have no idea what that condition is. Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia was established in late 2012 with the aim of assisting parents who have a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition. The … Read more about Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) brings together families risking isolation
Nothing compares to the feeling you get when you brighten someone else’s day with a random act of kindness. This simple gesture has an immeasurable value. Kindness is contagious, and research has shown that the positive effects of kindness are experienced by everyone who witnesses the act, … Read more about How will you share kindness this Feel Good February?