A Clean Sweep for Allan at the Zedbar

It hasn’t been an easy road for Allan Strauss, but thanks to Zedbar and Worktrainers he’s found satisfaction in every working day. In the past three months since starting his job as a cleaner, Allan hasn’t missed a beat; he shows up for his shifts and always gets his...

Study is the first step towards a rewarding career

It’s not often that a young man finds his dream job at a crematorium complex, but for Elijah, after a lifetime of not fitting in, he found peace, acceptance and admiration for his green thumb in the tranquil gardens. It had been a significant accomplishment for Elijah...

Belinda is an inspiring young mum.

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is traumatic at the best of times, but for Belinda, receiving the diagnosis of a brain tumour when she was 25 weeks pregnant brought her entire world crashing down. Within weeks of her diagnosis in 2008, her surgeons told her that she had...

New lease on life for Robert at the Town & Country

Losing the ability to work is really tough for anyone, but for Robert, it was like losing his identity. After spending three decades driving trucks, graders and excavators on construction sites in Melbourne, the need for a hip replacement at the age of 51 robbed him...

Bindy gets our vote as Shepparton’s best taxi driver

When Bindy comes to work at Greater Shepparton Taxis, she’s keen to catch up with her regular passengers. Greater Shepparton Taxis have contracts with a range of disability service providers around the region, meaning Bindy often picks up the same people each week....

Fresh start away from the limelight

Suffering from severe depression and anxiety made it difficult for 19-year-old Rachael McQuillan to find work. After moving to the Albury-Wodonga area with her mother after living in Queensland, Rachael knew she needed to look for work. She had hoped to study clinical...

Perseverance pays off

Perseverance and a positive attitude helped Mark Merrigan secure a job he loves, while Gateway Lifestyle Park in Shepparton East gained an employee willing to go the extra mile. Mark approached Worktrainers in Shepparton for help finding extra employment that would...

Peter finds new future as advocate

Peter Harris’s mental illness was making it difficult for him to find employment, but Worktrainers Seymour helped him find a job that centred on his valuable life experience. Peter transferred from another employment service in 2014, unsatisfied with their outcomes....