Have you ever considered using PEAP but not sure where to start or what you might find most useful? (If you’re not sure what I’m referring to when talking about PEAP, find out more about the Partner Employment Assistance Program here, https://www.defence.gov.au/DCO/Family/Partners/PEAP.asp Along with the temporary changes to the eligibility conditions) Defence has partnered with … Continue reading More Help with your Job Hunt
What are they and are they worthwhile from a candidate perspective? As you are doing your research into organisations that you might like to work for, you may be a little disheartened if they don’t have many roles available or if they don’t have the type of work you are looking for advertised. In the … Continue reading Talent Bank applications or Expressions of interest
Werkling is so very happy to be partnering with Defence Families of Australia and contributing to the very important work that they do in the space of partner employment. Let us tell you a little bit about Werkling! We are on a mission to make the professional gig economy a little more human. Werkling has … Continue reading Werkling | A professional community that moves with you
Hearing the words ‘quarantine’ and ‘kids’ in the one sentence had ‘MWDU’ enter my mind like a flashing neon sign, while I pictured myself hiding in the dishwasher trying to get some space. Postings are hard enough and I wasn’t sure my undies could stretch any further from my stress eating, but they pulled through … Continue reading Quarantine 2020 Style
We recently talked to ADF partner, Hannah who works in Cairns. Tell us about the group you work/volunteer for and your role. My name is Hannah and I’m the Cairns Defence Community Support Group (CDCSG) Coordinator. Myself and two other navy wives, Joanna & Lucy, started the CDSCG from scratch just one year ago. How … Continue reading Cairns Defence Community Support Group
We recently talked to Kristina (Adelaide/Woodside Coordinator) about her volunteer role with the Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc. Tell us about the group you volunteer for and your role The Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc is a non-profit organisation established to assist Navy, Army and Air Force families with a family member with … Continue reading Volunteering at Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc.
Tell us about the group you volunteer for and your role. I volunteer for Pearce Community Group, I am currently the secretary, previously I was the president and one of the founding members. We are still just a small group but aim to connect and support Defence families of the northern suburbs of Perth. How … Continue reading Volunteer work in the Defence Community
We spoke recently to Claire, an ADF partner who volunteers with the Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc. Tell us about the group you volunteer for and your role Claire is the National Coordinator and Canberra Coordinator for the Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc (DSNSG). The DSNSG is a non-profit benevolent volunteer organisation established … Continue reading Volunteering for the Defence Special Needs Support Group