Open your mind before you close your eyes to employees with disability. Local office supplies store, Albany Office Products Depot did – and now they are reaping the rewards.
Following two months of work experience, Krysten gained employment every Friday morning at the small business.
She contributes to the team by re-stocking and tidying the shelves, shredding documents and supporting other activities, and the business benefits through her skills and positive attitude
“I like learning new things, doing different jobs and being in open employment,” she says.
And the business benefits through her skills and positive attitude.
Krysten is well on her way to reaching her goal of running her own printing micro-enterprise. In five short years, she’s progressed through training to work experience and onto casual employment.
Krysten’s the type of person you want on your side. She’s a great worker, a creative thinker and a friendly team member. And she could be your next great asset.
If you could use someone like Krysten on your team, speak to us about the services available and the skills training and supports we can provide.
For more information about how you can make a difference to people with disability and your business, visit @InclusiveEmploymentWA on Facebook or contact us.