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If you need some help to find a job because of your disability, learning difficulty, or life experience, Family Life can help. We offer a range of services that can help you gain w

Employment skills

Home > Get support > Training and development

Get work-ready with Family Life

Since 2003 Family Life has been providing training and support to people attempting to enter, or re-enter, the workforce. The program, called PeopleWorx, offers hands on experience and training within our retail Opportunity Shops and warehouse distribution facility.

Initially, PeopleWorx focussed on supporting young people struggling to find employment. However the program evolved and, over the past 15 years, more than 1,000 disadvantaged and unemployed people (of all ages and abilities) have participated. Many have progressed on to employment, further education or volunteering after completion of the program.

With the support of the Bennelong and Brockhoff Foundations, Family Life is currently developing PeopleWorx 2.0, which will be piloted this year.

While this process is in place, we are unable to take on any further enrolments.

For those who are looking for support and/or would like to be notified when the program recommences, please complete the registration form below. We will contact you to advise what courses will be available and when and where they will be scheduled.

Thank you for considering Family Life to support you in your pathway into employment. We wish you every success in your endeavours and look forward to sharing updates about our PeopleWorx program in the not too distant future.

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