The Disability Employment Service is a network of specialist employment services supporting people with disability to get work in the open labour market.
ECHO is proud to announce SPORTSWORK
‘a sports pathway to employment’ launching in 2019
Delivered in partnership with Basketball Victoria, SPORTSWORK is a comprehensive personal development program for people with disability, focused on maximizing athletic and employment potential to help participants be the best that they can be.
Designed as a springboard into employment, this program uses basketball as a means of engagement to develop life, leadership and employability skills. The program encompasses both on and off court activities including basketball skills and drills, health and well being sessions, resume building and interviewing skills, as well as provides assistance in searching and securing meaningful employment for participants.
Commencing in 2019, SPORTSWORK will run in line with the school terms and is open to participants 15 years plus of all abilities and basketball skill levels.
First term intakes will be open in the New Year with more information to follow.