Success Stories: Chloe Excels at Animal Hospital Placement

Ready for Work client

Ready for Work participant Chloe worked at The Ark Animal Hospital at Palmerston for her placement. During her work experience she learned hygiene and infection control protocols, surgical theatre, and animal care and control. Chloe enjoyed her time at the veterinary hospital, but her time was cut short as she had an allergic reaction to some of the […]

Success Stories: AMEP Palmerston Student Hones Skills Working at Real Estate Agency

Ready for Work AMEP student in real estate

Ready for Work participant Nyalueth worked at Approved Real Estate Palmerston. During her work experience she became familiar with using different computer programs such as Publisher and enjoyed making marketing materials. Nyalueth has a great work ethic but needs a little more practice in answering business telephone calls. Our trainer Wendy has been working with Nyalueth to assist […]

Seth Gains Interpersonal Skills and Employment Opportunities through Work Mates

Employment Opprotunities

In just a short time with STEPS Seth has already achieved a great deal. Seth started out as a quiet and reserved young man who had trouble to even make eye contact when talking to others. After spending some time in our Work Mates Program and Disability Employment Service (DES), Seth has improved in both verbal and interpersonal skills. […]

Success Stories: Palmerston Vinnies Welcomes Help from Ready for Work Client

Ready for Work participant Chariya worked at Vinnies Palmerston. During her time there she experienced sorting, labelling, stocking shelves, customer service and cashier work. Vinnies Palmerston were really happy with Chariya, expressing she fit in very well with staff and volunteers and they would be more than happy for Chariya to continue volunteer work with them. […]

Successful Training and Full Time Work

full time work for work mates participant

Luisa Sharky enrolled and participated in Certificate III Individual Support CHC33021 with a focus on Disability back in February 2023 with trainer Linda Price, after a search for an in-person learning experience led her to STEPS Education and Training. After 16 weeks of study in the Disability specialisation and four weeks of placement, Luisa obtained […]