The Latest News from genU

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.

genU to welcome Li-Ve Tasmania leaders to the team

Li-Ve Tasmania CEO, Darren Mathewson and Supported Independent Living Manager, Sonya Fisher will join genU to provide stability for Tasmanian clients.

New Ocean Grove community art installation

A new five-metre curved bench seat has been installed in Ocean Grove Park as part of an ‘Art in the Park’ collaboration project between genU, the Ocean Grove Park Committee and art’sKool.

genU’s reconciliation journey continues with Innovate RAP

genU’s reconciliation journey began when we launched our Reflect RAP in 2020. Now, we’re embarking on the next stage of our journey with Innovate RAP.

Paw companion volunteer Anna-Lee brings joy to senior residents

When Paw Companion volunteer Anna-Lee brings her dog Molly to visit Costa House Aged Care residents in Lara, there are smiles and excitement in the room.

genU volunteers recognised in lead up to National Volunteer Week

On 11 May 2023 genU hosted High Tea to recognise the genU volunteers receiving Volunteer Service Awards.

Artists with disability awarded at artX Geelong

genU celebrated the talents of artists with disability at ArtX Geelong in May 2023. Held at Rachinger Gallery in East Geelong, 3 artists were prize winners.

genU celebrates the 20th Workplace Big Day Out

genU celebrated 20 years of the Workplace Big Day Out inclusion event for people with disability with a day filled with positive experience

“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.

Eddy finds adventure in volunteer role

When a volunteer opportunity arose for genU’s Adventure program in Geelong, semi-retired cycling enthusiast Eddy knew he’d found the ideal way to help others.