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Work with Greenacres

Do you have a passion for supporting people with disability to live their best possible life?

Would you like to work for one of the largest and most well-regarded disability service providers in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven with over 70 years of experience?

Working with Greenacres means you share our core values of respect, empathy, fairness and integrity.

We only employ people who have a genuine desire to support people with disability to transform their ideas and goals into experiences and achievements – whether it be through learning, employment or recreational activities.

As a member of the Greenacres team, you will be working with experienced, caring, enthusiastic and creative people who are committed to providing excellent service to the participants we support and their families.

if you’re interested in working in our Shoalhaven or Illawarra-based services, please contact employment@greenacres.net.au

Brewing Up A Storm

Coffee with a smile is what you get at Brewing Up A Storm. Operating in the SES State Headquarters, Brewing Up A Storm gives our employees the opportunity to learn hospitality, customer service and money-handling skills.

As well as great coffee, you will also find a delicious menu from popular local caterers, which includes gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free treats and, of course, fantastic service from our friendly team.

Brewing Up a Storm is open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm and has locations in Wollongong and Shell Cove. Our cafes are at:

  • 93-99 Burelli Street, Wollongong
  • 50 Harbour Boulevard, Shell Cove
  • 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong

Employment Opportunities

If you’re after a job that is fulfilling and allows you to work in the community with all of the necessary support, Brewing Up A Storm might be right for you.

We aim for coffee with a smile at Brewing Up A Storm. We operate out of the SES State Headquarters – Wollongong, Warrigal Care – Shell Cove and Wollongong City Council Building – Wollongong.

What makes the role right for you?

You have a genuine interest in:

  • Making great coffee
  • Working in a café
  • Food preparation
  • Cleaning
  • Customer Service

Requirements of the role:

  • You love serving customers
  • You are keen to learn how to work safely and efficiently in a café environment.
  • Ability to work in Shell Cove and Wollongong
  • Literacy and Numeracy skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Meet the impairment criteria for the Disability Support Pension (DSP)
  • Be over 18 years olds
  • Adequate funding to accommodate your required supports to undertake training and work experience

Training Opportunities

Certificate II in Hospitality

Greenacres has a wonderful opportunity for eligible* NDIS Participants to undertake a fully funded 6-month Certificate II Hospitality qualification, with a requirement to complete the practical training components of the course supported by on-the-job work experience at Greenacres Brewing Up A Storm cafes.

*Participants must have NDIS funding and meet the LLN course requirements. Must be able to attend every Friday for 6 months. You require adequate funding to accommodate your required supports to undertake training and work experience.

If you are interested in joining Greenacres, please submit an application below or contact our Enterprises Manager Mimma Peppoloni on 02 4222 6200