SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT AT YUMARO
Secure jobs for people with disabilities in a supported environment...
Yumaro run over 8 different social enterprises that engage workers both with and without a disability. For those with a disability, professional support workers are always onsite to assist you to succeed.
Yumaro is a 'soft entry to the workforce'. While Yumaro have to run competitive commercial businesses, we ultimately prioritise the success of our employees. Our business model is diesigned around providing supports and training to employees to ensure they succeed. Some fo the different career opportunities for workers to choose from Yumaro are below...
Yumaro Paper and Cardboard
The employees in this division pick up commercial cardboard as well as office paper and transport them to our cardboard recycling facility in Moruya. As agents for Orora and Visy we help the local environment by processing large quantities of cardboard.
Yumaro Document Destruction
Yumaro offer a confidential document shredding service for sensitive material.
Yumaro Cleaning Cloths
Yumaro manufactures high quality cleaning cloths for sales stalewide through major retail chains.
Yumaro has a textile division which produces a variety of products for companies such as Bluescope, Flagstaff, Woolworths, Ensign and the Eurobodalla Shire Council. We also offer an embroidery service for business and sporting uniforms.
Our employees produce survey pegs and guide posts on behalf of the Eurobodalla Shire Council, landscapers, surveyors and construction companies.
Yumaro owns a nursery in Ulladulla. It is a wholesale and retail nursery supplying plants from Wollongong to Narooma. The nursery produces high quality native and exotic plants for landscape, commercial and domestic use.
Yumaro Grounds Maintenance
Employees take great pride in maintaining the lawns and gardens of local business and residential properties.
Yumaro Administration & Customer Service
Employees work behind the scenes in on databases, photography, social media, as safety officers, up front on the Yumaro reception desk and more.
Why people love working at Yumaro...
Real Jobs - Yumaro’s businesses are deliberately designed to incorporate a huge range of
different job tasks from the most complex to the most basic - all of which genuinely contribute
to the commercial outputs of the business. Every employee has a real job and can be proud of
the contribution they make to the community
Social Life - with staff and volunteers from all different
backgrounds and ability levels, all Yumaro employees form genuine
friendships in the workplace. Everyday employees test and grow their
social skills and form lasting relationships. The social interaction is one of
the reasons why employees love working at Yumaro
Individual Support - Every employee at Yumaro has an individual plan developed to
ensure they succeed in the workplace. We understand that work
can present real challenges for people so we specialise in
working with each person to build their capacity – this includes –
flexible working hours, tailored equipment, targeted 1:1 training,
behavioural plans, professional supervision and more.
Transport - Yumaro provide a pick up
and drop off shuttle bus service from the centre of Moruya and from
various locations throughout Batemans Bay to help you get to work.
Specialised Training Programs - Employees not only
have access to the full range of innovative learning programs at the Yumaro Learning Centre, but
also receive tailored on-the- job training to assist them to perform new tasks. Work based
training includes full Certificate programs and various 1:1 short courses conducted in worktime.
Literacy Numeracy Programs - Employees have the opportunity to build their
literacy and numeracy skills during work time. See the learning centre courses for details.
Social and Sporting Events - Yumaro employees enjoy the
greatest Christmas party around, regular BBQ days and special events like
the Yumaro Golf Day – all provided as part of work.
1:1 High Needs Support in the Workplace - if you require individual support in the workplace
Yumaro’s professional care staff can work with you to ensure you succeed at
work. Individual support requirements can be accessed via NDIS plan.
Employment or Volunteering in the Open Labour Market
If your goal is to gain employment or do some volunteer work in the open
labour market then Yumaro can assist. Yumaro has extensive networks with
local employers and the best skills and experience in supporting people with
disabilities to succeed at work.
Everyone is different! We customise a program to help you achieve your career
goals. Our program will enable you to mix and match any of the following
services to fulfil your career goals:
Career plan - build a profile of your own skills, likes and
ambitions with a road map to achieving your career goals
Supported Employment at Yumaro to build your work
experience and capacity to work successfully.
Work / Volunteering Skills and Work Readiness Training - inspiring programs conducted 1:1 and in small groups to build
critical workplace skills like: team work, communication, WHS,
following procedures, etc
Job Search & Job Matching Service - we will help you find,
approach and negotiate with employers. We will also work
with DES providers at this stage.
Employment / Volunteering Support and Mentoring - once your have found a place you like we’ll be there to support you
until you find your feet
School Leaver Employment Supports
Set your working life on the right path
with Yumaro’s transition to work
program. Our program doesn’t just
include job search and skills training like
many others, it includes the chance to
get actual work experience in our
supported employment businesses.
There is no better training for work than
- Creating a Career plan based on your personal skills, goals and likes
- Develop a personal support plan and receiving tailored supports to build your capacity to work
|TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE
- Engaging in paid supported employment to get used to being in a working environment (optional)
- Participating in Yumaro's accredted work readiness training program (optional)
- Receive tailored 1:1 training to build job capacity
- Job Search and Job Matching service
- Job trails
- Employment placement support and mentoring
- Ongoing support to build a working lifestyle
We believe that...
- everyone has the right to work
- work is important for good health
- work allows you to share your talents with others
- work fosters healthy pride and self confidence
- work leads to great friendships
- work makes you feel part of the community
- work leads to a happy life
*This service is only available via NDIS funded supports*
Services available in Eurobodalla and Southern Shoalhaven
ULLADULLA: 157 Warden Street
ULLADULLA NSW 2539
MORUYA: 6-8 Shelley
Moruya Industrial Estate
Moruya NSW 2537
PO Box 607
Moruya NSW 2537
ULLADULLA: 02 4455 4799
MORUYA: 02 4474 3336
02 4454 4365