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 level course delivered at no cost to the student. Clemente is designed to enable individuals who have experienced multiple disadvantages to complete a university course in a supportive and flexible environment. Learning Partners will support your learning and guide you through your study.

Semester 1 2019: HUMA112: Bodies, Thinking and Feeling
This unit examines ideas and issues about bodies, sex and gender in the context of childhood, adolescence, relationships, parenthood, families and communities. It also looks at physical and social environmental factors that impact on mind and body.

Semester 1 starts Thursday 21 February 2019. For more information about the course or to for eligibility requirements view the course flyer here.

Need more information? Attend the information session:

Date: 17 January 2019 – 10:30am
Where: Brisbane Common Ground, 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane
Ph: 07 3010 1083
E: clemente.brisbane@svdpqld.org.au

Career Keys

Career Keys is a not for profit Registered Training Organisation that has been changing lives through education for 13 years. With a strong community focus Career Keys is committed to providing high levels of support and quality training in industries with high employment opportunities.

Career Keys believes that education offers a pathway to a better future.

With a wide range of courses available in aged care, community and education, and supported flexible learning arrangement, Career Keys helps students get the start they need.

Check out their website to see what courses are currently available and find out more about Career Keys https://www.careerkeys.edu.au/about/

Skilling Queenslanders for Work

Are you a Queenslander aged 15 years or older, no longer at school and need help to secure a job?

Skilling Queenslande​​​​​​​rs for Work training projects help job seekers gain the skills, qualifications and experience they need to enter and stay in the workforce.

Check out the Skilling Queenslanders for Work website to find out how it all works!

On their website you’ll find information about eligibility requirements, descriptions of the different programs (there are 5 different types), and details about what courses / certificates are currently being offered and where.

For general enquiries about Skilling Queenslanders for Work, email training@det.qld.gov.au or phone 1300 369 935.


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: