Volunteering, work experience and employment can assist people at all stages of life to become involved in local communities, and improve quality of life.



Volunteering is a great way to contribute to your community. Volunteering can help you get job ready, make new friends and become more involved in your community. Being a volunteer can be inspiring and uplifting.



Clemente is a university program delivered at NO COST to the student. It is open to anyone over the age of 18 who are educationally or economically disadvantaged.

Semester 1, 2018: SOCS100: Introduction to Sociology
Starts: Thursday 22 February 2018. Classes occur every Thursday (10am – 2pm) at Brisbane Common Ground, 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane.

For more information on the course available or to apply, view the Clemente Program Semester 1 flyer.

Queensland Fitness Sport and Recreation Skills Alliance

Do you wish to gain your Certificate II in Business qualification at no cost at all?

Queensland Fitness Sport and Recreation Skills Alliance is running a 12 week program for women looking to enter or re-enter the workforce – fully funded by the Queensland Government.

– Accredited training – BSB20115 Certificate II in Business (RTO 90032)
– Support in job search, resume preparation and interview skills
– Work experience with local state sport organisations
– Dress for Success – a new work outfit, including shoes and handbag – yes you read that right!
– 3 days per week, based in Milton (close to bus and train)

Course starts March 21. For more information and to RSVP contact Sonya on 3367 0833 or email sonya.brewer@skillsalliance.com.au

Places limited, so RSVP as soon as possible!

For more information, view flyer here

Career Keys

Career Keys focuses on community training in aged care, community services and education and have been offering nationally recognised courses for over 17 years.

Click on the links below to find out more on the courses available:

Cert II Skills in Work & Vocational Pathways

Certificate III in Education Support

Certificate III in Individual Support

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Certificate IV in Education Support

Certificate IV in Youth Work


For the majority of BHC tenancies, your rent does not increase as your income increases. These means if you are able to earn additional income, it doesn’t result in higher rent.

Many people receiving Centrelink can undertake work and still be eligible for payments. Income limits will apply and Centrelink can assist you in navigating this.

Below is a selection of links to access Volunteer and Employment services: