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.

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.

Passionate about a career in disability services?

Multicap is proud to offer funded training in CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support to individuals who meet eligibility requirements.

This accredited training course runs for 17 weeks. Upon successfully completing training you will have:

  • – Completed 120 hours of organised practical placement with Multicap or a local aged care provider
  • – Received your Certificate III in Individual Support
  • – Gained employment opportunities in this fast-growing, highly rewarding industry.

For more information view the course flyer here

Vinnie’s Business Administration Traineeship

Jump start your career with an 24-week PAID Work Skills Traineeship in Business Administration with St Vincent de Paul.

Complete a BSB10115 Certificate I in Business and learn on the job.

Develop confidence, knowledge and skills to achieve long-term employment.

Four traineeships available commencing March in South Brisbane.


Open to those over 15 (and not in school) who are unemployed, a resident of Queensland and who have the right to study at work in Australia.

For more information or to apply complete an Expression of Interest Form by 25 Feb 2020.


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: