Workskil Australia - Work provides Pauline with more than just a pay packet

Work provides Pauline with more than just a pay packet

The road to employment for this 47-year-old mother has been particularly challenging. Pauline spent 15 years away from the workforce while looking after her two young children and has overcome significant personal barriers along the way to finding a job where she feels valued. “I’ve been through a lot in my life, it hasn’t been easy,” she said. “When it was time to look for work again I felt like I was going nowhere quickly and I really didn’t know where to start. On top of that, the whole application process had changed a lot with everything now online and I wasn’t at all comfortable with technology.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Jared’s gearing up to get his licence

Jared’s gearing up to get his licence

Geared 4 Work was created to alleviate this financial pressure and assist young people, under 25, to achieve supervised log book hours in order to get their licence. Supported by the Brotherhood of St. Laurence and the Paul Ramsay Foundation, Geared 4 Work is a free program that currently operates in Northern Adelaide. Since its launch in September 2021, Geared 4 Work has already supported over 70 job seekers with their log book hours, all at different stages of their learning-to-drive journey.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Youth Governor of the South Australia

Youth Governor of the South Australia

Earlier this year, Workskil Australia Transition to Work (TtW) customer, Shania, secured her dream job when she was elected as the Youth Governor of the South Australian Youth Parliament. Shania, is a Ndgaju, Gubrun, Bulang, Mirning, Barngarla woman and is the first regional female First Nations representative elected as Youth Governor in South Australia.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Wheels are moving for Miranda’s Career

Wheels are moving for Miranda’s Career

When Workskil Australia Indigenous customer, Miranda, first started her employment journey she was excited to work, especially in a trade, however she was unsure which pathway to take and how to get there. At just 19 at that time, and with limited relevant experience, she needed extra support to upskill and guide her to start her new career. Miranda’s Workskil Australia support team, placed her in the PEER Pre-Apprenticeship Program to help her not only gain new skills, but also knowledge on the many employment pathway options she could take.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Josh is getting a splice of the action

Josh is getting a splice of the action

After graduating from high school and with limited employment history, 19 year old Josh, like many young adults, was unsure which direction to take. After signing up with the Transition to Work (TtW) youth team from Workskil Australia, Josh was placed with Youth Coaches, Roxy and Vicky, who worked with him extensively to mentor, guide and support him into the right career.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Nasiah's Story

Nasiah's Story

We are proud to have helped Nasiah, a participant of Workskil’s Transition to Work (TtW) program find a job he is thriving in and loves. The interview at Australian Native Food Co was Nasiah’s first ever job interview and he aced it to land the job.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Rhiannon Reaching her Goals

Rhiannon Reaching her Goals

Congratulations to Rhiannon, who has started in an administration trainee position at Autism SA. She recently visited us to show off her ‘first day’ outfit for her new role, and thank Workskil Australia’s Transition to Work team for their support.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Taking action for Cristy’s career

Taking action for Cristy’s career

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians and it is everyone’s responsibility to build relationships and communities that value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories, cultures and futures as we work together towards reconciliation.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Sparks are flying for Kara’s career

Sparks are flying for Kara’s career

A big congratulations to one of our customers, Kara, who is creating sparks at her new job as a trainee in Demolition and Construction at McMahon Services.... Read More

Workskil Australia - Boushra’s drive for success

Boushra’s drive for success

Boushra, was referred to our ParentsNext program in late 2019, when she was three months pregnant with her second child. After migrating from Syria as an Accredited Psychologist, her goals were to improve her English, gain her driver’s licence and to become an Accredited Psychologist in Australia.... Read More