genU Employment Supports participant Liam stands in the gardens of historic and grand looking Werribee Mansion. He is wearing a hi-vis top and garden gloves. He is standing next to garden beds that he has been tending that include silverbeet

News category: Employment

Growing food and employment skills at Werribee Park

genU program participants are growing food for people in need while building skills. Thirty people with disability have been gaining horticulture experience at Werribee Park as part of their employment supports, the result of a genU partnership with Parks Victoria.

Rip Curl and genU partner for positive social impact

Rip Curl's 10-year collaboration with genU Business Enterprises continues to create employment opportunities for people with disability and deliver a positive social impact.

New job at Bulla opens doors for Kylie

Supported employment has been a stepping stone to open employment at Bulla for Kylie, who lives with disability and is in her 50’s. She, recently landed her first job in open employment at Bulla.

Showing the world what’s possible with a disability: Tahlia’s story

Tahlia is achieving her goals with the unwavering support of her family and genU’s Employment Pathways services. From her job at KFC to obtaining a driver's license, purchasing her own car, and now becoming a homeowner, the 24-year-old who lives with a cognitive disability is a shining example of what's possible with determination and support.

genU Training launches in Tasmania

genU Training is expanding into Tasmania and funded training is available. Eligibility criteria applies.

Jack cultivates his passion for plants in supported employment

Supported employee Jack is part of a creative project helping customers find the perfect plants at genU’s busy nursery in South Geelong.

Paid open employment the next win for go-getter Elle

Elle and her family say they ‘jumped for joy’ when she got a job in open employment with the Ocean Grove Bowling Club.

A 20-year collaboration is good for business and creating jobs

Through its 20-year partnership with genU Business Enterprises, Caronlab has contributed to the creation of countless Supported Employment opportunities for people with disability.

Adam finds his niche with his first paid job at Target

Adam lives with disability and has navigated the transition from school to work. The 21 year old started his first paid job at Target with support from genU School Leavers Employments Support.

“I got paid for the first time in 20 years!”

Kerrie is legally blind and has found work at Seasons Kitchen in Rosebud where she feels valued, supported and part of a family.